Bangladesh-New Zealand Series

He was lost in the flow, says Miraz on Mushfiqur's dismissal

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প্রকাশের তারিখ: 19:54 বুধবার, 06 ডিসেম্বর, 2023

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Bangladesh all-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz rued over the unexpected dismissal of Mushfiqur Rahim during the second Test against New Zealand and claimed that the mistake happened in the flow. 

Mushfiqur became the first Bangladeshi to lose his wicket for obstructing the field in Test cricket.

The incident occurred during the 41st over of the innings when Mushfiqur was batting on 35, defended a delivery from pacer Kyle Jamieson and then as the ball was going wide of the wickets he swatted it with his right hand even though it was not heading towards the wickets.

“We took advantage of Timeout in the World Cup. And Mushfiqur Bhai’s wicket today was unexpected. He got carried away and it happened in the flow,” said Miraz.

Miraz acknowledged that the wicket was very difficult to bat as Mirpur's wicket countered 15 wickets on the first day of the match. 

“I think if the wicket is a bit better, it will be better for the batsmen. Batters struggle a lot on such wickets. I think it's a team management plan. We are leading the series, of course we will want to take advantage of this,” he said.

The right-arm spinner Miraz aims to all-out New Zealand to ensure the maiden Test series win against New Zealand. 

“If we can't take all wickets then we can't win. We won on many similar wickets against England-Australia, our spin attack is good, there are definitely chances for another win,” he added.