Was too busy watching Sachin, Ganguly: Tamim Iqbal recalls 2007 World Cup match against India | Cricket News

Tamim Iqbal. (Getty Images)

BENGALURU: Tamim Iqbal, the newly appointed Bangladesh ODI skipper has recalled the 2007 World Cup fit towards India, pronouncing that he was once too busy looking at the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and Sourav Ganguly.
In the 2007 World Cup, Bangladesh had controlled to disillusioned India within the group-stage fit, and Iqbal was once the important thing pressure within the fit as he performed a knock of 51 runs off simply 53 balls.
“The second I used to be enjoying the World Cup 2007 fit towards India, I used to be too busy looking at Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly. I used to be simply looking at them. I used to be too satisfied to be enjoying within the presence of those legends,” Iqbal instructed Sanjay Manjrekar in a videocast hosted by means of ESPNCricinfo.
“When they scored 190, we knew we had a possibility. I went to bat and I confronted Zaheer Khan. I believed to myself will I have the ability to face a bowler who bowls at 140 kph; the primary ball he bowled, in some way I controlled to protect that; subsequent ball I smashed for 4 and from there I were given some self assurance,” he added.
In the 2007 World Cup fit, India was once bundled out for simply 191 runs and Bangladesh controlled to chase down the entire with 9 balls to spare.
“I used to be simply too satisfied enjoying towards my heroes; win towards India within the 2007 World Cup was once an excellent factor for Bangladesh cricket; it was once nice for each avid gamers and fanatics, the win gave hope to our those who our crew can do one thing,” Iqbal stated.
India had a terrible run within the 2007 World Cup because the facet was once knocked out within the group-stage most effective after dropping suits towards Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Iqbal has up to now performed 60 Tests, 207 ODIs and 78 T20IS for Bangladesh, managing to attain 13,365 runs throughout all codecs.
He was once appointed the skipper of Bangladesh ODI facet previous this yr as Mashrafe Mortaza stepped down from the position.

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Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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