The epic 2-1 wins in the recently concluded one-day series against South Africa uplifted the confidence of the touring Bangladesh national team to earn another big name in the forthcoming two Tests over the same counterpart that starting at Durban on March 31.
Bangladesh speed star Taskin Ahmed believes that the chronicle maiden one-day series win over the Proteas has boosted their morale to mark another rare success at South Africa’s den in the upcoming Test series.
‘Definitely, we are holding high confidence thinking that at least we can win a match. The result might have been anything; however we will be keen to win, leaving our best,’ he told on Tuesday through a video message provided by the BCB.
He further acknowledged that playing in the Test is more challenging than any other format of cricket however it gives him an ecstatic feeling when he is finished with a glowing show in red-ball cricket.
‘I hope for the best. The test format is challenging for all formats. It gives an amazing feeling when I finish with success in the very format.’
Taskin Ahmed who concluded with his second career-best 3-35 in the series decider of the one-day to power the Tigers to bag a commanding nine-wicket win promised that he is keen to execute his roles in the Test series as well.
‘I am aiming to execute my role whereby I have been assigned to my side. It might be good or worse but I like to stick to my process.’
The 26-year-old express bowler also believes that the Tiger pace unit needs to deliver its best according to the conditions of Durban.
‘Pitch and conditions are not under our control therefore we must need to appear with the highest level of our effort according to the pitch.’
‘To become a world-class bowler I must know how I will deliver my balls according to the conditions of a wicket. Meanwhile, I have learned a bit but still a long way to go.’