DOT Desk: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag said Mushfiqur Rahim finished the match against India with a superb finish with a cool head like MS Dhoni finishes the close match with a cool head in batting, reports Banglanews24.
More than 3 years after Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah choked at the cusp of a famous win in the 2016 T20 World Cup, the duo joined hands in Delhi on Sunday to bring cheers for both their team and fans.
The former cricketer praised the way Bangladesh won the match. The former dashing opener praised Mushfiqur Rahim especially for his superb batting at the end.
“I remember MS Dhoni watching Mushfiqur Rahim’s batting. What a superb finish with a cool head! ” said Virender Sehwag in an interview with Cricbuzz.
Bangladesh were chasing 149 with Rahim and Mahmudullah taking charge at the business end of the chase. They needed 22 off the last 12 balls.
But Rahim and Mahmudullah knew that Rohit Sharma will be forced to bowl seamers at the end of the innings.
When Khaleel Ahmed arrived to bowl the crucial 19th over Rahim took no prisoners as he hit 4 successive boundaries off the left-armer to all but seal India’s hopes.
Mahmudullah finished the chase with a flourish launching debutant Shivam Dube for a six with 3 balls to spare.