Tuff conditions see two Bangladesh players vomit during T20I opener in Delhi

Tanya Simon
November 8, 2019

Rajkot: Indian captain Rohit Sharma on Thursday said that the T20 cricket was the one where the emerging players can be tried out and he also began with it before moving to ODIs and Tests. "They played a lot of domestic cricket".

When asked about this on the eve of Rajkot T20I, Rohit Sharma said, "This is the format where we are trying a lot of players". "A series victory will be a big boost for Bangladesh cricket and to achieve that we will all have to play good and positive cricket".

Bangladesh's veteran batsman Mushfiqur Rahim admitted to the difficulties and said that his team were finding it problematic to cope since their arrival however, the batsman assured that the polluted air would not hinder his focus.

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Sharma - only the second player after Shoaib Malik (111) of Pakistan to play 100 T20 internationals - launched into the Bangladesh bowling attack on his way to a 23-ball fifty, adding 118 for the first wicket with Shikhar Dhawan, whose 31 off 27 deliveries looked laboured by comparison.

Sharma, 32, said the hosts could adopt a "different" approach with the bat and ball in the second match if they get a good pitch.

Tigers captain Mahmudullah struck breezy 30 off 21 balls down the order, but Bangladesh's score of 153-6 proved to be well below par given their strong start. "At the moment we will try to stick to our winning combination". "Let us see", he added. "Momentum went their way", said Mahmudullah. We want to finish well and there is a whole West Indies series coming up and not to forget the two Test matches as well. "We are all trying so that we can give our collective team effort to get the expected result tomorrow", said Mahmudullah. "India will be looking to come back strongly. T20 is such that it's important to make the right decision at the right time and if you think about it, you may have a game plan but you have to change it and so adaptability is crucial", he said.

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