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WATCH | India Will Start as Favourites: Mortaza

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: September 28, 2018, 8:12 AM IST

Bangladesh skipper Mahsrafe Mortaza Thursday had no hesitation in terming India a far better team but said "my Asia Cup was won" when Tamim Iqbal batted with one hand in their tournament opener. "It is very difficult to set them a target. Considering India's batting strength, at least 260-270 could be a fighting total, I am not saying that's a winning score. And if we bowl first then we would look to try and restrict them. Batting or bowling, a good start is crucial. I think India is a far better team, they are number one in the world, the came here as the favourites, but then you never know, anything can happen. So, we will have to be mentally strong and fight till the last ball. It's important to keep our emotion in check," Mortaza said.

First Published: September 28, 2018, 6:45 AM IST
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