Mushfiqur says sorry for defeat
“I know yesterday’s loss was very painful for you all… But everyone in the team always give all that they have in each match… hence the loss was painful for me and everybody in the team,” a humble Mushfiqur Rahim said in a Facebook post after the Tigers’ sad defeat to India yesterday.
“It was not right for me to be out in such a time… Maybe the team lost because of me… In that case I am deeply sorry to all the people of the country. I hope to learn from this and will bring back the smiles on your face,” Mushfiqur added.
Everyone who saw yesterday’s match can testify what a rollercoaster ride it was. Mushfiqur’s timely fours in the final over definitely swung the match our way. Yet the night ended in heartbreak and despair for Bangladeshi fans and our little dynamite Mushfiqur Rahim has apologized to the nation for the unprecedented loss.
Bangladesh needed two off three balls to win against India and stay alive in the ICC World Twenty20 yesterday and we had Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah in the crease to bring the game home.
They are perhaps the most experienced batsmen that Bangladesh had to stroke those two runs off the last three balls to create a small piece of history at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Instead they surrendered three wickets and lost the match by one run to bring about widespread dejection in the Bangladesh camp as the home crowd.
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