• Saturday, May 08, 2021
  • Last Update : 03:26 pm

Mashrafe: Pacers need to be more consistent

  • Published at 08:49 pm January 2nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 09:39 pm January 2nd, 2018
Mashrafe: Pacers need to be more consistent
Bangladesh ODI team captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza admitted that pace bowlers need to perform consistently in order to achieve more success in the coming years. Bangladesh are currently practising at Mirpur Academy Ground in Dhaka ahead of their tri-nation series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. Pace bowlers practised spot bowling under the supervision of technical director Khaled Mahmud and BCB Academy bowling coach Champaka Ramanayake. “If you look at the last three or four years, then you will see pacers performed well and won matches. On the other hand, in the games which we lost, pacers failed to perform well. So, pace bowlers need to perform more consistently in future. I believe we can win more matches by consistent performances from our fast bowlers,” Mashrafe said to the media at Mirpur Academy Ground Tuesday. “Obviously our plan is to win the series. It will be an important series for us. We did not perform well in the last series against South Africa. If we can perform well and win the series then the scenario will be different. “I don’t think it will be too difficult for us. Especially in ODI format we have good chances to win. We did not perform well in South Africa but we should not be judged by just one away series. We also lost all the matches in New Zealand earlier in 2017. But we played comparatively better cricket there. We played poor cricket in every formats in South Africa. That’s why now we are under pressure. "We need to play good cricket and return to track. Obviously results from home series will not help in the away series'. But definitely we want to win the upcoming home series. I don’t think we need to give extra effort. But senior players have to play key role,” he added. Mashrafe also said players should control their emotion on and off the field as many young cricketers and millions of fans around the world follow them. The BCB disciplinary committee has proposed central contract suspension, six-month ban from domestic cricket and Tk20 lakh fine for Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman Monday. The right-handed batsman found himself in hot water after he was accused and later found guilty of assaulting a spectator and threatening the match officials during the sixth and final round of the 17th National Cricket League last month. “We are under contract with the BCB. We have to follow the rules provided by them. As a player, young cricketers from U-15, U-16 and U-19 teams are following us. So we have to control our emotion both on and off the field. We need to be more careful about not to committing such mistakes again,” Mashrafe said regarding Sabbir’s proposed punishment.
50
Facebook 50
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