Match Tied (Royal Challengers Bangalore win one-over eliminator)
After the thrashing against England, Bangladesh were eager to record a strong comeback against Sri Lanka in their third game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 tournament. However, rain once again played the role of a wet blanket to wash out another game of the 10-team event. While both teams shared a point each, the camps were frustrated to miss the game.
Winning 1 out of first 3 games, former Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar who now serves as one of the selectors of the national team believes that the bunch is capable of claiming glories in the upcoming contests. The 46-year old was ecstatic to see the recent progress of his side as he backed them to qualify for the semi-finals of the ongoing cricket gala.
Reflecting on the tournament and Bangladesh’s resurgence in the International cricket, the 46-year old added that the success is a result of a strong cricketing structure which is enabling them to produce good cricketers. Moreover, the Kushtia born opined that Bangladesh is playing this edition of the 50-over competition with their best World Cup squad and could make it to the final-four of the tournament. Bangladesh’s next World Cup fixture will take place against on June 17 against West Indies at Taunton.