Apart from eyeing a a lot improved present with the bat, Sri Lanka have resorted to taking part in thoughts video games forward of their essential tie in opposition to Bangladesh within the Asia Cup.
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Sri Lankan batters have been blown away by Afghanistan pacers within the opening recreation and will likely be trying to get their act collectively after a heavy loss. Bangladesh, then again, will likely be taking part in their event opener. The Shakib Al Hasan-led facet will likely be aiming to enhance their current report within the shortest format, having received simply two video games out of 13 for the reason that World Cup final 12 months. Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka is hoping that the Bangladesh bowling assault won’t pose the identical risk as his group had confronted from the Afghans. “Afghanistan has a world-class bowling assault. We all know Fizz (Mustafizur Rahman) is an efficient bowler. Shakib is a world-class bowler. However other than them, there isn’t a world-class bowler within the facet. So if we examine with Afghanistan, Bangladesh is a neater opponent,” Shanaka mentioned after the heavy defeat.
Afghanistan pacers Fazalhaq Farooqi and Naveen-ul-Haq had damaged the spine of Sri Lanka batting. Shanka expects his batters to be ready for the Bangladesh problem.
“Now we have to ask our batters whether or not they have been ready. We all know that Farooqi swings the ball each methods. Naveen-ul-Haq additionally swings it more often than not. It’s not like in our circumstances; these bowlers are a bit skiddier. Now we have to ask that query of whether or not we have been prepared for them,” mentioned Shanaka. Talking forward of the sport, Bangladesh all-rounder Mehedy Hasan mentioned his group want to reply to Shanaka’s declare on the sphere.”I don’t wish to make a remark that this group is sweet and this group is unhealthy. I believe good and unhealthy are proved within the subject. A very good group can lose in the event that they play badly on that particular day and equally a foul group can win in the event that they play a great recreation of cricket.
”We are going to meet within the subject and at that finish of the day the nice group will win the match and what I really feel is that now we have to show it within the subject as a result of if we play properly actually everybody will know who is an efficient group and who’s a foul group so as a substitute of predicting earlier than I believe you will need to play properly on the sphere,” mentioned Hasan.