Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka ‘One Point Lost’ vs Sri Lanka Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka instruct Steve Rhodes became left dissatisfied and pissed off after his facet’s ICC 2019 World Cup match against Sri Lanka at Bristol become washed out without a ball being bowled, pronouncing he considers it as “one point lost”.
“Yeah, it became very irritating. We really focused this kind of game as points, and I recognise that Sri Lanka would have fought very hard and are no pushovers in any respect. But we do see it as one factor lost, and that is disappointing,” stated Rhodes at the post-match press convention.
“But realistically, what can we do approximately it? Absolutely nothing. And now all we can do is win our games arising, one at a time and just think of that, that is the following sport West Indies and attempt to win that.”
The wash-out at Bristol got here after West Indies’ come upon against South Africa at Southampton on Monday became also abandoned because of rain after a few overs of play, and Rhodes said that considering the incessant rain, he could have liked to peer reserve days built into the time table.
“Yeah, I could (there should have been reserve days). I suppose while you appearance, if you recognise the English weather, regrettably, we are going to get plenty of rain. We in no way recognize while the rain’s going to come back. People from everywhere in the global keep asking me whether it’s going to rain; I don’t know.
“But in the meanwhile, we’re seeing a few problems. And I realize logistically, it’d had been a huge headache for the match organisers, and I realize that it’d were hard, however we’ve got were given quite a number of time in among video games, and if we have got to travel an afternoon later, then so be it. We positioned guys at the moon (guffawing) so why cannot we’ve a reserve day, when genuinely this tournament is a long event?”
Rhodes also spoke about the predicted recovery time for Shakib-Al-Hasan’s damage, saying that he is hopeful of him taking element within the next game towards West Indies, with skipper Mashrafe Mortaza also echoing his teach’s sentiments at the put up-suit presentation.
“Yeah, so he (Shakib) picked up a little injury, as you all saw in that game against England. He fought on and battled on, and played extremely nicely with an damage.
“We’re very, very constructive that the treatment that he’ll get this week and the way that he can get better properly; we are very optimistic that he can play in that next sport against West Indies.”
Mortaza introduced, “I assume Shakib might be nice, he nevertheless has 4 or 5 days to get better.”
Bangladesh play West Indies in their subsequent match at Taunton next Monday, and Rhodes said that his side have been confident of dealing with the bowling and batting threat that they will be supplied with.
“We’ve played towards the West Indies bowlers, recently, out in Ireland. Certainly Oshane Thomas, as properly, while we played against him in Bangladesh just before Christmas. So we are well aware of what they have got and we know what is coming and we have got a few plans to try to cope with that.
“I’m very, very satisfied with the way we play the white ball, in particular, while it’s short. I assume you’ve seen some of our games especially in opposition to South Africa, that didn’t fear us. One of their maximum explosive gamers is Andre Russell, and he’s a powerful opponent. He’s one of the great hitters in the sport, by means of far, and on his day, he can be very, very tough to bowl at. So he can take a sport far from you, but they have others, like these kind of worldwide teams.
“But we know we’ve got a few right players ourselves, so we may not be demanding an excessive amount of about who we are gambling in opposition to, and we’re going to be hopeful that they may be going to fear about some of our gamers.”
Mortaza additionally stated, “It isn’t going to be clean in opposition to West Indies, Taunton is likewise a completely small floor. But we don’t have a lot of an alternative other than gambling hard.”