Shikhar Dhawan reveals Staff India’s sport plan for the must-win second ODI towards Bangladesh


Staff India shall be enjoying a do-or-die contest after they head into Sher-e-Bangla stadium for the second One-Day Worldwide (ODI) towards Bangladesh on Wednesday, December 07. The Males in Blue confronted a defeat within the opening sport on the identical venue and are 0-1 behind within the three-match leg, thus making the second ODI an important contest to remain alive within the collection.

Forward of the must-win contest, veteran India opener Shikhar Dhawan has revealed the workforce’s sport plan for the high-quality spin assault of the Tigers. Notably, Bangladesh spinners did an awesome job in proscribing the vacationers to a below-par rating of 186 within the first ODI. Former captain Shakib Al Hasan and all-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz bowled exceptionally properly in puzzling Indian batters. Shakib, specifically, was the chief architect behind India’s batting failure because the senior tweaker picked up a five-wicket haul whereas conceding solely 36 runs in his quota of 10 overs, together with a few maidens.

Talking about the identical, Dhawan mentioned the batters are engaged on their sweep shot and reverse hit as a part of their preparation, which will even turn out to be useful within the ODI World Cup at dwelling later this 12 months.

“It’s good to follow extra. These pictures will turn out to be useful in these situations. You will note our batters enjoying these pictures tomorrow. Even the World Cup is in India subsequent 12 months, the place spinners will make an affect, and these pictures shall be useful. I all the time take pleasure in enjoying them. It’s good to follow extra in these situations,” Dhawan mentioned within the pre-match presser.

Bangladesh have been 136/9 in 39.3 overs of their small chase of 187, however Mehidy and Mustafizur Rahman shaped an unbroken 51-run stand for the final wicket to take their facet over the end line. Relating to the consequence, Dhawan mentioned that these sorts of issues are half and parcel of video games earlier than lavishing reward on the hosts.

“This isn’t the primary time we’ve got misplaced the primary sport in a collection. That is fairly regular, we all know easy methods to bounce again from these conditions. We’re very, very assured. It doesn’t occur fairly often, they performed rather well. In fact, Bangladesh are enjoying actually good cricket,” added Dhawan.



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