• Sunday, Sep 27, 2020
  • Last Update : 12:43 am

Rohit: Bangladesh always put India under pressure

  • Published at 08:01 pm November 2nd, 2019
India
India players during training in New Delhi Saturday AFP

Rohit Sharma said there is no chance of India taking Bangladesh lightly, as the Tigers still have some good players who have matured over the years

India captain Rohit Sharma has said Bangladesh always put up a strong fight against Team India, and will be a competitive opponent once agin in the upcoming series despite the absence of some key players. 

Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal and all-rounder Shakib al Hasan are not taking part in the series, as Tamim is on leave and Shakib has been banned by the International Cricket Council. 

However, Rohit said there is no chance of India taking Bangladesh lightly, as the Tigers still have some good players who have matured over the years.

“Bangladesh (are) a very, very good team. Over the years, we have seen how they have performed not just at home, but also away. Especially against us, they have always put us under pressure. There is no way we look at this team differently,” the interim India captain said during the pre-match press conference at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi Saturday.

“I understand there are two key players missing but they still have quality players in their squad that can upset any team. I wouldn’t say upset. I would say they can beat any team on that particular given day. That’s a good word to use. They are very mature cricketers now. All these players have played for a long time. There are a few young players too,” he added. 

Rohit further said India are focusing on their own game plan and not thinking about the opposition, as India also have some exciting youngsters who want to show their talent in the series. 

The first match of the three-T20I series will be played in the Indian capital in the evening Sunday.

64
52
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail