Tamim Iqbal 
Tamim Iqbal. (Picture by Adam Davy/PA Photographs through Getty Photographs)

After a poor T20I collection, Bangladesh misplaced the primary match of the ODI collection as nicely in opposition to Zimbabwe to register their first 50-over loss to Zimbabwe in 9 years. Sikandar Raza and Harmless Kaia’s brilliance helped Zimbabwe register a win with 5 wickets to spare. Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal believes that it’s their fielding that price them the match. The Bangla tigers had been very sloppy on the sector and thus the crew couldn’t choke Zimbabwe.

Notably, Bangladesh dropped 4 catches within the first ODI of the collection in Harare. Raza was dropped by Taijul Islam on 43, and the all-rounder went on to attain 135 runs, whereas Kaia was dropped twice and he went on to hit a century as nicely. In a while, Luke Jongwe was dropped as nicely.

“Our complete fielding effort damage us (within the first ODI). We’ve got given away too many straightforward runs. We may have created somewhat extra strain by way of dot balls, as an alternative we conceded straightforward singles,” Tamim mentioned.

“I’ve been saying that we’ve got been dropping a number of catches so it needed to price us in some unspecified time in the future. This was in all probability the day. Beforehand, we’ve got gotten away with it. Once you drop 4 catches, you aren’t going to win the sport,” he added.

Bangladesh’s wrestle within the batting division continues

Bangladesh crew director Khaled Mahmud not too long ago referred to as out the crew due to their sluggish strike-rate. Regardless of having the senior professionals within the squad, the crew managed to attain solely 39 within the final 5 overs. Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah couldn’t benefit from the scenario regardless of having wickets in hand.

“We must always have scored 15-20 extra runs when you think about the circumstances”, mentioned Tamim. Defending the duo, the skipper mentioned, “Will probably be very unfair to level out one or two people. As a bunch, we must always have gotten these 15-20 runs. These within the center actually tried arduous. They’ve carried out it a number of occasions, so I’m not one to level fingers at my gamers”.



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