World Cup 2019

Bangladesh are no pushovers anymore- Plunkett

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Bangladesh are no pushovers anymore- Plunkett
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|| CF Correspondent ||

England’s Liam Plunkett said that they are aware of Bangladesh’s strength and added that they are ready for another test for their temperament.

With Bangladesh expected to bring vocal support to Cardiff – and having got under England’s skin during their one-day series in 2016 – there is every chance of another tense affair.

“Pakistan are pretty good like that – they can get niggly,” said Liam Plunkett, who missed Trent Bridge but is now expected to return. “Similarly Bangladesh, India, they’re good at doing that, [like] appealing quite a lot. It’s just the way they like to play their cricket.

“But we’ve played in big competitions, guys have played around the world – at the Indian Premier League and Big Bash in front of big crowds – so it shouldn’t be too much.”

“I remember when they beat England way back when and it was a shock defeat but there are no real shock defeats in this competition,’’ added Plunkett.

In the past two World Cups they have emerged victorious over England, most notably four years ago when Mahmudullah’s first-innings 103 in Adelaide helped set up a 15-run win that resulted early exit of England.

Like England, Bangladesh have one win and one defeat to show for their efforts this time around, similarly beating South Africa at the Oval before a battling performance that ended in defeat by New Zealand on Wednesday. “Maybe there were a few nerves at Trent Bridge. We were not at our best and we let ourselves down in the field. We have had a couple of days off. Hopefully we can start again fresh,’’ he concluded.


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