Given the ODI Tremendous League factors on supply, the house staff doesn’t wish to take any probabilities
Given the ICC World Cup Tremendous League factors on supply, Bangladesh are unlikely to make any adjustments for the third ODI towards West Indies, in accordance with the BCB president Nazmul Hassan. The match is a lifeless rubber, with Bangladesh having taken an unassailable 2-Zero lead with two crushing wins on the Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium.
These outcomes have given Bangladesh a head begin within the Tremendous League, and they’re presently third on the table behind Australia and England. The highest eight groups (together with hosts India) will acquire direct entry to the 2023 World Cup, whereas the underside 5 should play in a qualifying occasion in Zimbabwe together with groups from the decrease divisions of the qualification pathway.
Bangladesh are sturdy favourites to make it 3-Zero given the inexperience of the depleted West Indies staff that’s taking part in this sequence, and given their struggles up to now.
BCB chief Hassan, who has a hands-on strategy with the nationwide staff and infrequently publicly airs his views on main selections, stated Bangladesh can be unlikely to make any main adjustments to their XI, as a result of they do not wish to take any probabilities with essential factors up for grabs.
“There could also be adjustments within the XI, however we do not wish to underestimate anybody,” Hassan stated. “I would love you to do not forget that that is the beginning of the ICC Tremendous League. We already have 20 factors. Each match is essential, so we will not take something without any consideration. We wish to qualify to the World Cup straight, so we’re taking each sport critically.
“It is a essential sport as a result of we’re principally dealing with sturdy groups in abroad circumstances. We’ve defeated India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, West Indies and New Zealand at house, however we have not gained a lot overseas. So we’ve got to take each sport critically, and win as a lot as attainable.”
Hassan stated he was pleased with Shakib Al Hasan’s performances since his return to worldwide cricket following a one-year ban, and new captain Tamim Iqbal’s consistency in ODI cricket. “For those who ask me about efficiency, Shakib and the remaining have bowled properly,” he stated. “I’m impressed with the bowling. Tamim has been constant, and Shakib, about whom we have been so apprehensive, appears to be returning to type shortly too.”
Hassan, who has overseen some main developments within the Bangladesh staff over the past seven years, stated selecting the staff has currently develop into each simpler and more durable than earlier than, as a result of variety of choices now out there to the nationwide selectors.
“We’ve a very good staff on our fingers,” he stated. “There was a time once we could not discover an alternative to a participant who bought injured however consider me, the captain, coach and selectors now have a tough time discovering out who to go away out from the XI. We’ve plenty of choices for every place.”
Bangladesh and West Indies have each arrived in Chattogram for the third ODI, which is scheduled for January 25.
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84