The Bangla Tigers team started a three-week camp at Chattogram yesterday, training at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) before the third and final ODI between Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
While a well-rounded team effort ensured this memorable victory over the reigning T20 World Cup champions, three key performances managed to give the Tigers the upper hand in the contest.
The Jos Buttler-led England team will play three ODIs and three T20Is against Bangladesh, starting from March 1.
Liton Das played a blazing knock of 72 off 40 deliveries as Comilla Victorians inflicted the first defeat of the BPL season on leaders Sylhet Strikers with a five-wicket victory at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Tuesday night.
Chasing 159 runs, Chattogram had no problem whatsoever and reached the target with 14 balls to spare courtesy of an unbeaten 103-run third-wicket stand between Afif and Rasooli.
Less than 24 hours ago, Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan smashed 77 off 74 balls against New Zealand in Karachi in the third and final ODI.
Bangladesh cricket has not been in the best of states both on and off the field since a disappointing exit from the ICC World Cup in England, which was followed by a humiliating one-day series defeat in Sri Lanka. The Tigers will however try to put all those forlorn