Life in the time of Mashrafe Mortaza, by Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah

Lahoma Whitelow


The conclude of Mashrafe Mortaza’s captaincy stint is a defining minute in Bangladesh’s cricket record. His staff-mates have been lavish with their tributes and here, we get a nearer glimpse at his leadership attributes, as a result of the eyes of two of his closest lieutenants Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah.

Forming a core group

Immediately after Bangladesh experienced slipped in ODIs and T20Is in 2014, the BCB determined to break up the captaincy for the 1st time. Mushfiqur Rahim experienced the Exam job, while Mortaza, who experienced just recovered from an harm, was presented white-ball responsibilities. This was heading to be a examination situation for the BCB, particularly since of Mortaza’s harm record which cut small his two former captaincy stints.

Pretty early in his third stint, Mortaza preferred to do away with Bangladesh’s society of relying on persons and was not afraid of rebuking his staff when

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