The calm of Mohammad Mithun pleased Mushfiqur Rahim during his fourth escape of 144 races that brought Bangladesh from a disastrous 12 to 3 against Pakistan. Mushfiqur guided Mithun through the first initial extractions, but once the first blows were softened, the pair raised the execution rate during the middle period.
The association was like a repeat of his third position of 131 positions against Sri Lanka in the opening tournament. On that occasion, Bangladesh lost two lands in the first, and Tamim Iqbal had to retire wounded in the second.
"He's a very positive guy," Mushfiqur said of Mithun. "So I can not tell him to play for the point balls, I told him to go back and make sure that in the first five and six overs, we just evaluate the situation, do not worry about the running speed. 40 with an active gardener, and you can easily target a bowler and you can have some limits easily.
"I think the terrain was pretty good, so there's no need to take undue risks. . He complemented me very well and I really enjoyed the way I talked to him and hit him on both occasions. "
After Mithun fell in the 1960s again, he was dismissed by 63 against Sri Lanka. , losing Imrul Kayes, before Mushfiqur was trapped behind Shaheen Afridi in 99. The expression on his face said it all, but Mushfiqur said that winning the game took away the pain of being lost in a century.
"To be sincere, after winning, I do not hurt anymore I always believe that the team comes first. This is not just a lip service. It comes from my heart.
"My disappointment was accentuated because, as I repeated after entering the clubhouse, an established hitter should hit at least 48, because the quality of the bowling even in death, it is not easy to hit when you are new to the game. crease.
"We just scored 100 runs in the last 20 overs. We scored around 110. So it was obviously disappointing for me. I think the team's victory is more important. "
He stressed that Mashrafe Mortaza's impressive capture to return Shoaib Malik was the turning point in his defense of a modest total." Shoaib bhai is the most important and consistent player team. Obviously, it was important for us to get it out quickly. And in this old age, Allah has given us the ability to take one or two good catches, "he said.
Mushfiqur said that the motivating factor was playing well without Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan, and the message was transmitted to the rest of the team. "Tamim and Shakib are not there, but we told the guys that someone can raise their hands and in this kind of games, if you can do it, then you will. he learns a lot from this type of situation "