Afghanistan chase on shaken hosts

Afghanistan chase on shaken hosts


Mohammad Nabi exults after holding a final wicket, Bangladesh v Afghanistan, Asia Cup, Fatullah, Mar 1, 2014

Afghanistan are focusing on holding advantage of any slip-up done by Bangladesh in their World T20 opening-day encounter. Coach Kabir Khan has pronounced that all a vigour is now on a home side, and a suspicion has been echoed by a captain Mohammad Nabi.

“We will play a loose game,” Nabi said. “Our manager Kabir Khan has pronounced sum vigour on a Bangladesh team. They are personification during home and have already mislaid opposite us. They have beaten us in T20s though both were tighten games. They didn’t win easily, and this time we give them some-more tough time.”

Earlier on Friday, Kabir had pronounced that Bangladesh will be feeling a feverishness since of several reasons. “There will be a bit of vigour on us as good though we consider a Bangladeshis will be confronting some-more pressure. They mislaid to us in a Asia Cup, their whole throng is going to put a lot of vigour on them, as good as us.

“If a diversion is going good in their favour, they’ll be ancillary them, differently they’ll be opposite them. That is a arrange of vigour when you’re hosting a universe contest and we wish to be in a contest and you’re fearful of removing out of it … we privately consider they are confronting some-more vigour than us.”

Bangladesh’s wins have come in T20 games, initial in the 2010 Asian Games bullion award diversion and afterwards in a quadrangular contest in Trinidad dual years ago. While a primarily Under-23 side had won in Guangzhou, on a second arise it was a full-strength side that played under a name of a BCB XI.

But Afghanistan won a initial confront of note between dual sides, in a Asia Cup. The 32-run win in Fatullah has slanted a movement towards them. “We are not personification names. We are personification a game. We don’t know who is on a other side – Shakib, Tamim or Mortaza. We only play a diversion and situation,” Nabi said.

“Afghanistan is a improved T20 team. We have 4 to 6 allrounders in a squad. [Another] and indicate is a fielding and aggressive bowling. We will try a best to perform really good and validate for a subsequent round.”

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