Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque said that their memorable Test win against New Zealand would help in keeping the ‘legacy’ of Test cricket alive in the country.
The eight-wicket win would go down in the set of experiences books as perhaps Bangladesh’s best second in cricket. Before this Test win, the Asian country had never beaten New Zealand across designs in New Zealand.
”I can’t communicate my sentiments in words as it is unimaginable. Frankly, I was unable to rest the previous evening figuring what will happen today. We expected to dominate this Test game to keep the tradition of Test cricket (alive in our country),” Mominul told journalists after the match.
”I think this means that we are improving as a Test country. After the Pakistan series, everybody was anxious to do well in Tests and it was reflected in each of the three offices. Everybody helped one another and the instructing staff was amazingly steady. Mushfiq bhai was the most experienced and he was the most involved and talked with me a great deal. He is an exceptionally passionate fellow and aided me a great deal as I am a youthful commander. We get the outcome when we play collectively and that was significant,” he added.
The Bangladesh captain lauded the bowlers for bowling with discipline and goal through the course of the Test. The batting office likewise put in a fine show by crushing down New Zealand’s bowlers and guaranteeing that Bangladesh would acquire a lead of 130 runs.
”Throughout the previous two years, we were unable to do well in Tests. It’s an outcome because of a group execution. The bowlers did amazingly well in the primary innings by taking advantage of the dampness and they did well in the second innings too. The batsman did very well as well.
”I just let the bowlers know that we want to bowl like the manner in which we did on the fourth day and we won’t go for the wickets. You can say that assuming we don’t go for wickets then how we will get them out? The arrangement was that we can’t spill runs while going for the wickets. We simply needed to come down on them and assuming the outcome comes, it is fine,” noted Mominul.
One of the bowlers who sparkled brilliantly was Ebadot Hossain. The speed bowler led the assault in the second innings by tearing through New Zealand’s batting request to wrap up with great figures of 6 for 46.
Mominul saw that the speed bowler has buckled down on his bowling and he wasn’t shocked by the presentation. ”For the last a few years, Ebadot is buckling down. He was a volleyball player for the Air Force. Our training staff worked with him, so he can bowl in the right regions. We were expecting something like this from him. So I am not astonished. For the last a few years, our bowling trainer buckled down with him and it is the consequence of his diligent effort.”
Mominul additionally applauded the initial pair of Shadman and Mahmudul Hasan Joy. Hasan Joy specifically gave Bangladesh the stage in the initial innings by swimming through the spells of Tim Southee and Trent Boult forthright and scored a fifty. Mominul and Liton Das then, at that point, smashed home the benefit with a 158-run stand.
”I can’t say where I will rate my innings, yet the two new ball bowlers of New Zealand are exceptionally perilous. The manner in which Joy played, he showed that he will be the genius of tomorrow while Shadman helped in seeing off the sparkle of the ball.”