Advertisement
Monday, Dec 06, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

BAN Vs OMN, T20 World Cup 2021: Mahmudullah Calls For Improvement Despite Win Vs Oman

The win kept Bangladesh alive in the T20 World Cup 2021. Both Bangladesh and Oman have 2 points each with the latter in the 2nd spot due to better run rate.

BAN Vs OMN, T20 World Cup 2021: Mahmudullah Calls For Improvement Despite Win Vs Oman
Bangladesh players celebrate a fall of Oman wicket during their T20 World Cup 2021 encounter on Tuesday. | AP
BAN Vs OMN, T20 World Cup 2021: Mahmudullah Calls For Improvement Despite Win Vs Oman
outlookindia.com
2021-10-20T08:49:59+05:30

Bangladesh eked out a scrappy win over Oman in Al Amerat on Tuesday and skipper Mahmudullah feels his team needs to improve a lot to advance in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Bangladesh defeated co-hosts Oman by 26 runs in their second match of the tournament.

(SCORECARD | HIGHLIGHTS PNG vs SCO | NEWS

It wasn’t a convincing performance from Bangladesh but was enough to keep them in the competition after a rude shock against Scotland in their opening match. “We need to improve in a lot of areas, but I’ll take the win. Delivering the win for the country is the most important thing and I hope they are happy,” Mahmudullah said after the match.

“Shakib and Naim batted well and took us to 150+, but we should’ve done better with the new ball and we need to correct those areas where we erred. Death bowling has been good, and we have done well in many areas, so we’ll take heart from that,” Mahmudullah added.

Oman skipper Zeeshan Maqsood said his team should have chased down 154 in the prevailing conditions.

“It was a chaseable target. The last six overs, we lost wickets and didn’t bat well so credit goes to the bowlers. We were in the match for 15-16 overs, and needed 50 in 36, which isn’t too much, so we just have to be better at batting and get those runs.

“There's no pressure from the crowd, it’s encouraging that they supported us. It’s a sport, so we’ll come back stronger. We have to see where we went wrong, and need to come back stronger against Scotland,” Maqsood said.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Bangladesh Liberation War: RSS-Linked Group To Hold Exhibition On 'Bengali Hindu Genocide' In Kolkata

Bangladesh Liberation War: RSS-Linked Group To Hold Exhibition On 'Bengali Hindu Genocide' In Kolkata

BJP's Suvendu Adhikary will be inaugurating the exhibition-cum-seminar to commemorate the Noakhali riots of 1946 and the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971.

Nagaland:14 Civilians, One Soldier Killed In Firing And Rioting

Nagaland:14 Civilians, One Soldier Killed In Firing And Rioting

Nagaland tension: The mob went on a rampage, demanding immediate action against the security personnel who was involved in the killing of the 13 civilians.

IND Vs NZ, 2nd Test, Live: India 5 Wickets Away From Series Win

IND Vs NZ, 2nd Test, Live: India 5 Wickets Away From Series Win

India are eyeing a big win in the second Test against New Zealand in Mumbai. Follow here Day 4 live cricket scores of IND vs NZ at Wankhede Stadium.

Songs Of Freedom & Redemption: The Unsung Stars Of Hip-Hop

Songs Of Freedom & Redemption: The Unsung Stars Of Hip-Hop

In impoverished neighbourhoods across the world are the true heroes, the unsung stars of hip-hop.

Advertisement