Afghanistan ‘favourites’ inside the imminent T20I series: Mushfiqur

Sports Desk, Arfin Shobuz, Staff Reporter, Dhaka Office: Afghanistan ‘favourites’ inside the imminent T20I series: Mushfiqur, Mushfiqur Rahim opines that Afghanistan might start as favourites in the approaching T20I series in Dehradun thanks to their powerful spin axis of Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

Rashid (thirteen wickets) and Mujeeb (14 wickets) are the various main wicket-takers in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League and were as an alternative miserly while taking all the ones wickets.

Mushfiqur believes Afghanistan will even have the benefit of gambling in acquainted conditions in India, their adopted domestic. ”They will play at their domestic floor as a way to be a massive gain for them,” Mushfiqur informed reporters ahead of the collection.

“Rashid Khan is a world-magnificence bowler.

No crew within the IPL was able to take extra than six to seven runs from him except one match,
”Then they got Test fame and will play a Test in shape next. They also are a great facet in ODIs and that they have certified for the World Cup. So the entirety could be of their favour and [on top of it] they will play in the familiar surface. So I suppose due to a majority of these reasons we can begin the series from in the back of,’ he brought.

Afghanistan’s recent triumph inside the ICC World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe despite losing their first 3 games of the competition is being visible for example of the speedy strides made within the global circuit.

However, Mushfiqur believes that Bangladesh’s performance in the Nidahas Trophy, in which they earned a gap within the very last on the price of host Sri Lanka, will hold the aspect in proper stead going into the Afghanistan collection.

”We gets confidence from our remaining Twenty20 series in Sri Lanka. It changed into important for us to beat Sri Lanka and perform well against India,” said Mushfiq. ”We must move ahead with the aid of making plans and we’re hopeful that we can do properly. We have a few rather experienced capable gamers. If they click on at the proper time we can have a first-rate collection,” he added.

Bangladesh will journey to Dehradun on May 29 and are scheduled to play a practice in shape on June 1 before the start of the series. Bangladesh will play three T20Is towards their Asian competitors at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on June three, 5 and seven respectively.


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