Champions Trophy 2017: Tigers ready to hunt some big guns.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Tigers are ready to hunt some big guns.
Bangladesh displayed some astonishing performances and outclassed the West Indies by 2 points difference to qualify.
In recent past tigers surpassed many big teams, youngsters from Bangladesh scored some big runs and snatched some great wickets.
Bangladesh, always considered as minos in cricketing circles, played some extravagant cricket in past couple of years. They beat Pakistan, India and South Africa in home series in 2015, and later in 2016, they beat Zimbabwe and Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, they gave quite a hard time in all the events to multiple teams, they England in 2015 world cup by 15 runs victory. Later they almost outclassed New Zealand in pool A match, New Zealand just sneaked away and won by 3 wickets.
Bangladesh Qualified for quarterfinals and faced a ferocious defeat by the hand of India.
ICC champions trophy past records:
Champions Trophy Best result for Bangladesh: Group stage – 2002, 2004
It’s the second time that Bangladesh ranked ahead of West Indies. Unfortunately, two-time world champions lost the battle of Champions Trophy qualification. This signifies the struggle of tigers and their hunger to win, now this is the time for them to hunt something big.
Meanwhile, they have some big guns, Like Shakib al Hasan, officially the No. 1 ranked all-rounder in all 3 formats. Shakib plays the role of backbone for tigers, a classical left-arm spinner, and a supersonic left-hand batsman. He has enormous experience of cricket, with some classical skills make him first choice for the team.
He played about 270 international matches for 8 teams, this speaks his experience and talent. One of the dangerous players from Bangladesh, Shakib is.
Meanwhile Tamim Iqbal, the left-handed opening batsman with some classical style and profound skills. Although he struggled in recent tournaments but his form can come back at any moment, and then he can smash any bowler of any team. The pressure will be on the lad but he needs to fight. He had bad world cup season with averaging only 26.
But he made a strong comeback against Sri Lanka with hitting them hard 127 and later 64 against Ireland. Now he needs to do same in big event
ICC champions trophy 2017 The fixtures:
Tamim Iqbal, Somya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Sunzamul Islam, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (c), Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam. Standby: Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Subashis Roy, Md. Saif Uddin