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Bangladesh v India, Group B, Mirpur

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February 19, 2011

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Posted by La_Bangla on (February 19, 2011, 17:54 GMT)

Although BD scored 283, Bangladesh shouldn't be too happy with their batting performance. Mind you there was a dew in the 2nd inning and that certainy helped BD to score few more runs then they could have. The arguments start again why Associates will not be allowed in next WC in 2015 when Bangladesh can still play. Associates nations are not too far behind Bangladesh.

Posted by sunilgates on (February 19, 2011, 17:31 GMT)

i think 2007 revenge is completed..but still wonders what sree is doing in this team

Posted by   on (February 19, 2011, 17:23 GMT)

minnows played well...But then see sehwag's comments post match...awesome...talks like he bats...no diplomacy

Posted by   on (February 19, 2011, 16:49 GMT)

@Murali Mohan S & Rahulsboys: hell i though you lots were going for a historic "massive revenge victory" for what happened in 2007....well all i can say is better luck next time

good job tigers!

Posted by cricketisagame on (February 19, 2011, 16:29 GMT)

Robin_BD (Yeah we are waiting to witness the real scenario. Sehwag is lucky cause Murtaza will be missing the match (not sure yet). Guys i am just thinking about Zaheer khan and rest of the Indian bowlers. Tamim will start the tornado,which will be powered by Asharaful. Most probably he will be playing at number 7. Razzak and shakib is enough to ruin your batting line up) You're right. Murtaza is lucky to miss out the game. The stadium blown away from the Tamim tornado. Razaak and Shakib got all the Indian wickets as well... Mahamudul Hossain Robin ( you have to play against 30000 crowd!We are eagerly waiting to THRASH India) You indeed thrashed India but I thought there were only 11 fielders from Bangladesh and 30000 were just left their seat while your bowlers were taking Indian wickets.

Posted by   on (February 19, 2011, 16:01 GMT)

May i have some word from people who said Bangladesh will beat India easily??? bangla tigers??? stay aside and jus listen to the roar of the Indian tigersssssss.. We are up and running this World Cup.. Go.. India.... Win it for us..!! we are with uuu..

Posted by   on (February 19, 2011, 15:30 GMT)

bangladesh playing well keep it up

Posted by Rahulsboys on (February 19, 2011, 15:23 GMT)

I think Indian Bowlers are taking it easy and warming up for the game against England. But they need to pick 2 specialist spinners in the next game. This game's in the bag.

Posted by   on (February 19, 2011, 15:07 GMT)

bangladesh has done well ...even till now they were playing mature cricket ,,,india could have done worse if they were in same situation , chasing 371

Posted by   on (February 19, 2011, 15:03 GMT)

ban have lots of left handed batsmen......aswin must take for sreesanth........am i right ?

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