The 2nd test of India vs England at Trent Bridge ended with a humiliating 319 runs defeat for India. Apart from Rahul Dravid most of the other Indian batsmen were not up to standards.
In the meantime, Bangladeshi captain Shakib Al Hasan have expressed his thoughts on Indians poor performance at post match (Zim vs Bang 3 day game) media conference.
"I don't think that India is good team to grant Test status. Look at their statics for last 7 innings, they scored only once over 300 runs. If you consider their last 5 innings, nothing... ! But our players have able to past 300 mark 3 times out of last 7 innings with 419 at Dhaka & 382 at Lords against English bowlers. Haven't we made it large ? Alas ! Whole world saying ICC should revoke Test status of Bangladesh. But I don't know why they can't see India."
Speaking further, he added on current Indian openers;
"Actually, their openers aren't test stranded. I think you can remember 2 run a ball centuries of Tamim bhai's at Lords & at Old Trafford. And the other opener Imrul Kayes also played well. Alas ! Whole world saying ICC should revoke Test status of Bangladesh. But I don't know why they can't see India. "
He stated furthermore as return of Virender Shewag will not going to change many things. Statistically there is possibility of that. The star opening batsman averages just 39.5 in England compared to his career average of 53.43. Not only that, he is yet to play a test at Edgbaston & averages only 12 at The Oval, which are the venues for next 2 tests. However Bangladeshi dashing opener Tamim Iqbal has able to average 67 in England.
Apart from India's mistakes in the game, he uttered on "Spirit of the Game" as an answer to a journalist's questions.
" If I was in that situation I would have go to the English dressing room with Stuart Law on day 4 morning & request declaration or a draw for the sake of "Spirit of the game". Alas ! Whole world saying ICC should revoke Test status of Bangladesh. But I don't know why they can't see India."
Finally he added his views on Bangladesh lost against Zimbabwe,
"Well, everyone knows we are slow starters. It is just a practice match for the Test. I hope we can bounce back with Tamim bhai returning to the side."
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