New Bangladesh T20 captain pledges ‘fearless’ cricket | Cricket Information – Occasions of India

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s new Twenty20 skipper Nurul Hasan stated Sunday he would push his crew to play “fearless cricket” to enhance its lagging efficiency within the sport’s shortest format.
Bangladesh this week appointed Nurul captain for a three-match sequence towards Zimbabwe, resting common captain Mahmudullah Riyad, whom native media have tipped for imminent retirement.
“We’re lagging behind in Assessments and T20s in comparison with one-day internationals. It is vital for us we enhance,” Nurul stated in his first press convention as captain in Dhaka.
“For me fearless cricket is necessary. We are going to see if we are able to do that,” he added.
“If we stay fearless, possibilities for issues turning optimistic shall be excessive. When you’ve got worry of failure it would have an effect on you negatively.”
Riyad’s absence means Bangladesh will play a sequence for the primary time in a few years and not using a single member of the crew’s “Fabulous 4”.
Senior cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim has additionally been rested for the Zimbabwe sequence, whereas star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan took private go away and batsman Tamim Iqbal this week introduced his T20I retirement.
Nurul has been tasked to guide the crew into a brand new period, with the ICC T20 World Cup only a few months away.
He inherited a crew that gained simply one in all their final 13 matches and is at present ranked ninth on the earth.
Bangladesh will play three T20Is towards Zimbabwe at Harare Sports activities Membership floor beginning July 30.
They will even play a tri-nation event in New Zealand alongside Pakistan in October earlier than the T20 World Cup in Australia.