PV Sports Desk : Standing on the brink of a history, Bangladesh will lock horns against hosts India in the second T20 of three-match series at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot tomorrow (Thursday).
A victory will not only just confirm a mere series victory; the magnitude of that victory would be huge. If they can beat India for the second match in a row to take an unassailable lead, Bangladesh would be the first overseas team in the history to win a three-match bilateral T20I series against India on Indian soil.
But the Tigers didn’t appear to be weighed down by the history; rather they take it as another game to seal the deal with a match to go. They seems to be confident indeed after gaining the momentum by thrashing India in the first match by seven wickets.
The victory came at a moment when the country’s cricket was at lowest ebb, following the ICC-imposed ban on Shakib Al Hasan and the players’ strike against Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and when no one sensed a victory of Bangladesh against the mighty neighbours.
Overcoming all the adversities, Bangladesh snapped their eight-match T20 losing streak against India but leaving aside their disturbed mind to put up a clinical performance in the first match.
While the senior like Mushfiqur Rahim drove the side home, he was ably assisted by the young brigades like Mohammad Naim, Afif Hossain and Aminul Islam Biplob.