NED vs BAN, World Cup 2023: We now have not batted the way in which we will all through the match, says Shakib


All-rounder Bas de Leede, who performed a key position within the Netherlands’ 87-run shock win over Bangladesh within the World Cup, stated his staff celebrated its second victory over one other full member of the ICC by singing the staff track and reflecting on the match.

Requested how they have a good time a win over an even bigger facet, de Leede stated, “Nothing too loopy. We get collectively, speak in regards to the match and sing the staff track. It’s taken from Australian (guidelines) soccer, however a lot of the strains have been modified. It feels nice. A number of the guys will watch the rugby match (closing) tonight.”

De Leede hoped each win would assist popularise cricket within the Netherlands. “We would like the younger youngsters to take the sport.”

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On the victory over Bangladesh, de Leede stated because the pitch was a “tough” one and it was not simple to attain runs, captain Scott Edwards and Sybrand Engelbrecht maintained their composure to construct an vital 78-run partnership to allow the facet attain 229. He agreed that the efficiency of the Dutch high order batters was disappointing.

De Leede stated his staff analysed the Bangladeshi batters and bowled accordingly to bundle them out for 142.

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan admitted that his staff gave a beneath par efficiency. “We had been sloppy within the subject. All through the match, now we have not batted the way in which we will. We gave away two factors to the Dutch. It’s tough to swallow,” stated Shakib.

Shakib didn’t disagree with the suggestion that this was Bangladesh’s “worst ever” World Cup marketing campaign.

Requested whether or not his feud with Tamim Iqbal within the buildup to the World Cup had an affect on the gamers’ efficiency, Shakib stated it might have an impact. “Can’t say what’s going on in somebody’s thoughts,” he stated.



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