Shakib, Mushfiq eye ‘Banglawash’ | The Daily Star
05:03 PM, June 23, 2015 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:07 PM, June 23, 2015

Shakib, Mushfiq eye ‘Banglawash’

With one more match to go against India and the Tigers in peak of their form, Bangladesh cricketers are eyeing for a 3-0 whitewash at the home series.

Excited after the series win, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal and Nasir Hossain have all gone public with their hopes for a “Banglawash”.

Captain Mashrafe Mortaza has kept him calm though, as seen mostly through the series even under a lot of gossip spreading around, and refrained from opining on this issue.

Bangladesh wicket keeper Mushfiqur Rahim's father whispering something to Mashrafe Mortaza following the second match against India. May be he was praising the Bangladesh skipper and inspiring him for the next win to complete the Banglawash. Photo taken from Mashrafe's facebook page.

“The Tigers will descend on the field as victors tomorrow for the 3rd and final Battle Royal!” Shakib said on his Facebook fan page post ahead of tomorrow’s final ODI match.

The Tigers will descend on the field as victors tomorrow for the 3rd and final Battle Royal.

“2 down, 1 more to go! Let's make it 3-0! In Sha Allah!” Mushfiq said to his fans on Facebook attached with a photo of “Banglawash”.

2 down, 1 more to go! Let's make it 3-0! In Sha Allah!

Dashing left-handed opener Tamim Iqbal hoped on his official Facebook page that the form of Tigers will continue after Bangladesh’s 10th consecutive wins at home.

Nasir Hossain, who refuses to miss out on expressing his excitement at the prospect, said: “2 down, 1 more to go! Let's make it 3-0! In Sha Allah! Go Tiger Go Red n Green!”

What is Naisr Haossain's eyes looking at, a Banglawash? Photo taken from his facebook page.

This was the first ever series win against India, and that too at home, for Bangladesh. If the Tigers win tomorrow, it will be the consecutive “Banglawash” series at home after Pakistan.

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