We have been superb in opposition to Virat Kohli and KL Rahul on this collection: Allan Donald | Cricket News

We have been superb in opposition to Virat Kohli and KL Rahul on this collection: Allan Donald | Cricket News
We have been superb in opposition to Virat Kohli and KL Rahul on this collection: Allan Donald | Cricket News
MIRPUR: Bangladesh bowlers have been “actually good” in retaining India star Virat Kohli quiet within the ongoing collection and bowling coach Allan Donald expects that to proceed within the second Test starting right here on Thursday.
Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam dismissed Kohli with a magnificence within the first innings in Chattogram whereas the previous India captain remained unbeaten on 19 within the second essay.
Stand in skipper KL Rahul too discovered it powerful within the first Test.
“They are the prized wickets aren’t they, it’s like bowling to (Sachin) Tendulkar. You know when that man walks into the crease the worth of getting it proper is completely paramount,” Donald informed reporters on the eve of the sport.
“So when the nice Virat Kohli steps out and also you miss an opportunity in opposition to him, you will endure as a result of they do not give many possibilities after that. I believed we now have been superb in opposition to him and KL and hopefully that can proceed. Virat is hungry, he needs to depart the collection with 100 underneath his belt.”
‘Shakib out there to bowl’
Donald additionally knowledgeable that Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan, who didn’t bowl within the second innings in Chattogram attributable to a rib harm, is match to roll his arm over within the remaining Test.
“Shakib is okay, he’ll bowl. He was bruised and battered within the one-day recreation right here, however he has gone by that. He is offered for choice, and out there to bowl,” mentioned the South African tempo legend.
Donald added that pacer Taskin Ahmed will function within the second Test.
“Taskin is sweet to go. He needed to play the final Test however he was very a lot in need of a gallop when it comes to rhythm. The build-up within the final Test was essential for him. He is trying ahead to the competition.”
Bangladesh are anticipated to play with the identical bowling mixture because the floor is anticipated to assist the spinners extra.
“Any selectors right here? (laughs) If I’m speaking out of the room a little bit bit, it will likely be the identical three spinners and welcoming again Taskin and Khaled as properly.
“Sorry to the selectors however I’m speaking out of the room a little bit bit. That’s what I can see occurring. Good information is that Shakib is sweet to go. Looking on the pitch, I feel he’ll very a lot come into play,” added Donald.
After being bowled out for 150 within the first innings, Bangladesh put up a a lot enhance effort within the second essay to finish at 324. However, India gained comfortably by 188 runs.
“We need to win. It would not matter the place you play India, you set that in your highest order of achievements. We know 150 did not minimize it for us.
“We have spoken concerning the values of our partnership. We should be far more resilient, which we confirmed within the second innings. We are determined to win. Lots of people together with me need to go dwelling for a delayed Christmas with a win underneath our belt,” mentioned Donald.

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