The Daily Star – Bangladesh – Shadman Islam played a handy knock for the Tigers today in his debut Test innings and the seniors of the side had some good advice for him, the cricketer informed while talking to reporters during a press-conference.

Summary

  • Shadman Islam played a handy knock for the Tigers today in his debut Test innings and the seniors of the side had some good advice for him, the cricketer informed while talking to reporters during a press-conference.
  • Shadman showed patience and his innings was characterised by the toughness that is required of Test cricket.
  • He then batted with Shakib Al Hasan, who advised him on how to go about his business.
  • Shadman was allowed to play his role and be his usual calm self and he was able to show his Test-playing mentality, something that reminded everyone about what skipper Shakib Al Hasan had earlier said about telling the players to play their natural game.
  • Along with Nayeem Hasan, who bagged a fifer and a World-record in the last Test, Bangladesh have now handed Test debuts to two players in this series.


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