Revenge for World Cup better was never on the mind: Bangladesh captain Mortaza

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Mirpur: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is antithetic to a suspicion that a clinical win in a initial One-Day International (ODI) opposite India was a punish for a World Cup quarterfinal defeat.

The hosts took a 1-0 lead in a three-match array with an fatiguing 79-run win over a two-time universe champions during a Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Thursday, reports

Rohit Sharma was in glorious touch. AFPRohit Sharma was in glorious touch. AFP

A still from India’s World Cup Quarter Final compare opposite Bangladesh. AFP Photos

“Revenge shouldn’t exist in sports. We are all humans with families. We all play cricket. The doubt of punish can’t be deliberate here,” Mashrafe pronounced during a post-match press conference.

Thursday’s assembly was their initial after Bangladesh had crashed out of a World Cup, losing to India by 109 runs in a knockout diversion in Melbourne.

“We really quarrel for feat on a margin though that is all we want. Many things might occur during a compare though we go to a same hotel together after a compare and hang out there,” pronounced a skipper.

The latest win took Bangladesh past West Indies to seventh mark in ODI rankings, lifting their chances of subordinate for a 2017 Champions Trophy.

“I have pronounced this before that we wish to take one compare during a time. What gratified me is that specially, a boys gave this compare most thought. It went a proceed we wanted,” pronounced a right-arm quick bowler.

Mashrafe was gay over his team’s opening and hailed their batting approach.

“The openers built a substructure again, a proceed they played, it is intrepid cricket. we am really happy about it. Not only me, a boys, a people of a country, everybody is happy,” resolved Mashrafe.