ICC Champions Trophy 2017: There will be more tension on the Indians, says Mortaza


Bangladesh is all set to face off India in the first-ever semifinal of ICC Trophy tournament that will take place today i.e. Thursday. It’s pretty clear there will be butterflies in the stomach of both the teams.

Captain Mashrafe Mortaza stated they would attempt serving the game against India just similar to any other as idea about the magnitude of the tournament will only exert more pressure.

“We are playing semifinals round without precedent for our life. There is weight on us. Be that as it may, I think India have more weight than us since they got a greater populace and individuals cherish cricket in India a considerable measure.

“Both groups have a great deal of desires. Be that as it may, by the day’s end, it’s a cricket amusement, so whoever plays well, they’ll win. Yet, both groups will attempt their best. As to, I think on the off chance that you take it as an elimination round, the weight will be high, however in the event that you believe it’s simply one more match it will be part less demanding to manage.”

Bangladesh team have till now defeated 26 times in around 32 games against India involving 2015 World Cup quarterfinal, 2016 Asia Cup (T20Is) and 2016 World T20.

When alluded, Mortaza decided to emphasis on the future. “”Individuals tally just winning, that is without a doubt, yet I think in the event that you take a gander at both matches, I think we played taking care of business. India played getting it done, that is the reason they won.

“We were frustrated, particularly in the World T20. We couldn’t proceed with only two runs required off three balls with two (legitimate) batsmen at the wicket. It happens now and then in cricket, however we’ve overlooked it.

“Tomorrow we have to play our best. We can’t simply consider what occurred in the last two matches as it will put more weight on us.”