Siraj said that India needs a long innings from a batsman to win the match
Siraj said in the press conference after the match, “I think we should not think too much now because we have lost only four wickets.” We need around 80 (100) more runs.
India lost four crucial wickets for just 45 runs while chasing a target of 145 in the second Test against Bangladesh but pacer Mohammad Siraj said there is no need to worry as a single batsman’s long innings is enough to win the team. Will be enough for Siraj said in the press conference after the match, “I think we should not think too much now because we have lost only four wickets.” We need around 80 (100) more runs. We just need a long innings from one batsman, Akshar is showing the right intent at the crease.
At stumps on the third day of the match, Akshar Patel was playing for 26 while Jaydev Unadkat was scoring three runs. India need 100 more runs to win. Siraj said, “Yes, we lost two extra wickets but Akshar has adjusted to the pitch, he is showing strong character. After this we also have Rishabh (Pant) and Shreyas (Iyer), so we should not worry much. Will happen.
Earlier on this ground, 209, 205 and 103 runs were scored while successfully chasing the target in the fourth innings. Chasing the target, the Indian team quickly lost the wickets of Lokesh Rahul (02) and Cheteshwar Pujara (06) after which coach Rahul Dravid sent Akshar to bat at number four. Siraj said, “It was the management’s decision to send the letter. I think it is difficult for the bowlers to adjust if there is a left-handed batsman and a right-handed batsman. ,
The Hyderabad bowler picked up the wickets of Mominul Haque (five) and Liton Das (73) in the second innings as India bundled out Bangladesh for 231. Siraj said, “There is extra bounce for the fast bowlers on this pitch, so I was trying to bowl as much as possible in a difficult area for the batsmen. We were getting extra bounce and our plan was to hit the ball hard.
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