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All eyes will be on veteran fast bowler and captain Mashrafe Mortaza.

  • 01 Mar 2020 00:12:25

Bangladesh take on Zimbabwe in a three-coordinate ODI arrangement beginning on Sunday and everyone's eyes will be on veteran quick bowler and chief Mashrafe Mortaza. Mashrafe has not played since the group's last match at the 2019 World Cup and Bangladesh Cricket Board boss Nazmul Hassan had shown this could be the last time that the 36-year-old leads the group. In a pre-coordinate public interview, Mashrafe was infuriated when inquired as to whether his structure at the World Cup caused him to feel embarrassed. "For what reason will I be embarrassed? Am I a criminal?" said Mashrafe.

"Do I take on the ground? Am I a hoodlum? I really can not relate things like 'sense of pride' or 'being embarrassed' with playing cricket.

"There are individuals who take and cheat; would they say they aren't embarrassed about what they are doing? Just I need to feel embarrassed in the event that I don't get wickets in a game? Am I a cheat?"

"I probably won't get wickets and afterward the entirety of your work force and furthermore my fans can censure and discussion about it. Be that as it may, for what reason would I must be embarrassed about it? Am I not playing for Bangladesh? Or on the other hand am I playing for whatever other nation that I should be embarrassed about my presentation? On the off chance that I can not perform, at that point they can drop me - it is that straightforward," he said.

The ODI arrangement will be held totally in Sylhet with the second being played on Tuesday and the third on Friday. This will be trailed by a two-coordinate T20I arrangement that will be played in Dhaka.