Rubel eyes top five


Bangladesh speedster Rubel Hossain insisted on Friday he wants to finish the ICC World Cup 2019 as one of the best five bowlers, reports UNB.

 Before the main assault in the World Cup, Bangladesh will play two official warm-up matches against Pakistan and India respectively on May 26 and 28. Both of the matches will take place at the Sophia Garden, Cardiff. The Tigers conducted a training session at Cardiff on Friday. 

“Now I am fully fit. I bowled with full speed in the last 4-5 sessions. Can say me full fit to play in the World Cup,” Rubel was seen to tell the media in a video message which was sent by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). 

In the current circumstances, Rubel’s place in Bangladesh’s playing XI is not confirmed as before because of Mohammad Saifuddin, who has been doing well with the ball in hand. However, Rubel is not bothered by the combination of the team. The pacer is just thinking about doing well if he gets a chance. 

“Everyone wants to do well. I am also one of them. I want to bowl well. I want to contribute to the win of the team. If I get a chance, I will try to give my best. The all cricketing fraternity will keep an eye in the World Cup. If I get a chance in all the matches and perform well, my goal is to finish the tournament as one of the best five bowlers.”