|Bangladesh vs India, 1st Test: We hope wicket breaks in a while, attempt to take 20 wickets, says KL Rahul|
KL Rahul is main India in 1st Test within the absence of Rohit Sharma. (AP Photo)
By India Today Web Desk: India stand-in skipper KL Rahul on Wednesday stated that his staff will attempt to take 20 wickets after opting to bat within the first Test towards Bangladesh in Chattogram.
Rahul is main India within the absence of Rohit Sharma, who was dominated out of the opening Test match after struggling a blow to his thumb whereas fielding within the second ODI. Rohit was despatched to Mumbai for additional administration of his harm. He was changed by Abhimanyu Easwaran within the squad for the primary match.
After profitable the toss, Rahul stated: “Looks wicket, put runs on the board and hope that the wicket breaks, use the foot-marks in a while and try to see if we are able to take 20 wickets.
“There have been just a few accidents, clearly we miss our captain Rohit and some others however that offers alternatives to different guys. Everyone has performed a bit little bit of cricket and they are going to be excited to tackle this problem and contribute to the staff.”
India are enjoying three spinners – Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav – and two pacers – Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav – for the primary Test towards Bangladesh.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan appeared assured and stated extra wickets fall on the primary day than the final day.
“Looks to me wicket however historical past says that extra wickets fall on the primary day than the final day. Hopefully we are able to get some early wickets and put strain on India,” Shakib stated.
“We are enjoying a Test match after 5 months, that could be a huge hole however now we have ready nicely and hopefully we are able to placed on present. This is a vital collection hopefully we are able to put some (WTC) factors on the board.”