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Mahmudullah bats in granite slabs

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 28th September, 2021 04:13:09 PM
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Bangladesh T20 skipper Mahmudullah is keeping no stone unturned to prepare for the upcoming ICC World T20.

The seasoned campaigner is well aware that pitches and conditions in UAE will certainly be different from home and keeping that in mind he decided to hone his pull-shot skill and on the rise drive at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday.

The wickets in SBNS certainly are not suitable to play those shots due to his slow nature and as a result Mahmudullah opted to bat in a granite slab against throw down specialist Ramzan.

Mahmudullah was a part of Bangladesh T20 squad in Asia Cup 2018 in Dubai while he also played in Pakistan Super League (PSL), hosted in UAE.

The granite slabs have been introduced by former national head coach Chandika Hathurusingha and Tigers were often seen preparing them in the granite slabs before going to a tour.

Bangladesh last played 10 T20 internationals against Australia and New Zealand during last two months and all the matches were played in Mirpur slow and low wicket though it is expected to be a different case in UAE as usually ICC events are played in sporting wicket.