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Batters’ aggressive stance needed to save the series

Batters’ aggressive stance needed to save the series

It looks there is another disgrace status is knocking at the door for the Tigers against the West Indies when they suffered a 35 runs defeat in the second match and one match left of the three-match T20 series following the first one was abandoned due to rain.The third match scheduled to be held on July 7 which will also be the series deciding match but both the batting and the bowling potential, the Tigers displayed in the rain affected 13 overs first match doesn’t tipped off anything positive for the last match.Now, only batters’ aggressive strategy with the bowlers’ appropriate accompany can save the Tigers from the series defeat.  Bangladesh, who suffered woeful 2-0 defeat in the two-match Test series, are also just on the edge of facing T20 series defeat.Though it was highly expected that the Tigers would bounce back in the limited overs matches after their Test series humiliation but the scenario was almost similar when they could not make any contest with the both bowling or batting.In fact, in the rain affected first match Bangladesh could not do anything optimistic, that would be an inspiration for the next matches when they could mange 108 runs for eight wickets in 13 over.Taking in reflection of West Indies batters’ hostile attitudes, Tigers might be lucky enough that the rain forced to postpone the match, otherwise if they would suffer defeat in the first match and on Sunday, the second match result would be the Caribbean’s (T20) series winning match.Shakib Al Hassan was only the batters could score a fifty, though it was 52 ba...

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