Tigers hope to break Mirpur curse

The continuous T20I tri-arrangement will arrive at an end after hosts Bangladesh take on Afghanistan in their third gathering of the competition at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

The Tigers, who were embarrassed by Afghanistan during the coincidental Test in the port city prior this month, will presently be hoping to make up for themselves with a success in an organization where they are positioned three spots lower than the seventh positioned Afghan side.

This will likewise be an open door for Bangladesh to win their first multi-group competition last in Mirpur in the wake of losing all the three past finals. The one thing that could go to the Tigers’ guide in their endeavor to accomplish the accomplishment is that Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan, who had pulled his hamstring during their last game against Bangladesh, still stays dubious for the extremely significant last.

Bangladesh likewise have damage worries in front of the last. Leg-spinner Aminul Islam, who appeared during Bangladesh’s match against Zimbabwe in Chattogram last Wednesday, has additionally been rendered dubious for the present game in the wake of grabbing left-hand damage in the main game he played in the competition.

Bangladesh were crushed convincingly by Afghanistan when the different sides initially met in the competition at a similar ground on September 15. Be that as it may, the Shakib Al Hasan drove side has since skiped over from that 25-run rout with brilliant trips in Chattogram, where the Tigers won both the matches played in the port city.

In spite of the fact that any semblance of Shakib and Mahmudullah Riyad have been among the keeps running in the competition up until now, the primary worry for the Tigers remains their opening association as Nazmul Hossain and Liton Das have not been predictable at the top.

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