Tamim finds it unwise to judge the Tigers after a couple of failures in the ongoing Asia Cup.
A hamstring injury suffered against Afghanistan on Sunday forced Shanto’s exit from the continental tournament.
Despite the fact that Bangladesh were bundled out for just 124 runs before going on to lose the third and final T20I by seven wickets against Ireland on Friday, according to skipper Shakib Al Hasan, the Tigers are set to continue their attacking mindset regardless of the result.
With India set to arrive in Bangladesh on December 01 to take part in an ODI and Test series against the Tigers, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are considering the possibility of shifting the third and final ODI of the series from Dhaka to Chattogram.
Bangladesh’s performance in the Asia Cup was a mixed bag despite their painful exit from the tournament last night. The Tigers lost their opening fixture against Afghanistan despite putting up a fight with the ball until the last stages while the tumultuous exit against Sri Lanka saw their batting effort improve considerably but death-over nerves saw the match escape from them.
Bangladesh have a stern test in their Asia Cup opener on Tuesday against Afghanistan and that they have to grab the proverbial bull by the horn right from the onset for success, reckons veteran coach Nazmul Abedeen Fahim.
The last and only time that the Asia Cup followed the T20 format was in 2016 and after over six years, the upcoming 15th edition of the continental tournament is once again set to be played in the UAE from August 27 in the shortest format.
Bangladesh batter Afif Hossain Dhrubo said he has no desire to look beyond the present as the Tigers began their first practice session in Zimbabwe on Thursday.
Taijul Islam last played for Bangladesh in the ODIs 28 months ago and the experienced campaigner picked up a wicket in the first ball of his spell with a peach of a delivery at the Providence Stadium in Guyana today.