PDA

View Full Version : Match Thread: Practice Match II - Bd v Srilanka Board XI


Rubu
July 8, 2004, 07:54 PM
Match starts in about an hour or so. What are our ways to get scores? According to bangladesherkhela faisal and tareq are not playing in this match. that probably means this is the squad:

1. Javed
2. Ash
3. Habibul
4. Rajin
5. Alok
6. Rana
7. Sujon/Mushfiq
8. pilot
9. rafiq
10. rajjak
11. tapash

*bold letters are possible changes.

given the srilankan situation, i think sujon is more likely to play instead of mushfiq.

it would be interesting to see how rajjak does, since the opponents are not morons by any means and this performances in practice matches are good indication for the tournaments.

:fanflag:

Rubu
July 8, 2004, 10:31 PM
i'm kinda lost here. just compare this practice match with the one in WI. we called there several times to get the score. there were several members visiting, like an original match time. in fact, one thread of the practice match is still the most viewed thread. now, what is so much difference between that match and this one? seems like there is not even 10% interest in members.

Beamer
July 8, 2004, 10:56 PM
I agree Agent. Maybe everybody is taking a breather after the WI series and getting ready for a hectic year upfront. No worries, people will be back soon as Asia cup starts. Plus, these opponents are not as fancied as the ones that we faced in parctice matches over in the carribeans. Also, very few outlets and newspapers covered these matches. We still don't know the scorecard from the last match except a few notables.So there has been a lack of interest all around. Euro 2004 was another factor..hang in there for a week. everything will be back to normal.

Basri
July 8, 2004, 11:56 PM
I am really frustrated about the interest of the members in these practice matches. I don't understand why members are so indifferent now.

nasifkhan
July 9, 2004, 12:36 AM
may be the reason is there is no live telecast. or anyway to get the updated score...

Ahmed_B
July 9, 2004, 01:19 AM
wel no live match or score coverage is one reason.. but there is another too.

Probably everyone is settling down now.. with so much going on all around. So many series n tournaments... does disorient everyone a bit.. which one to take as most important?? :)

but the most impoartant thing is that.. the time for only good performances is over.. everyone expects victories (not in practice matches but in tough real matches) now... ONLY THAT will boost the fan's morals again! :) im sure!

we hav started to think our team to be the 'big guys' now.. thats a good sign!
Agent.. i donno if u r in dhaka.. but even after coming back frm such good performances frm WI... common ppl dint go to the airport to greet them whn they came back!! :cool:

u know why??
I think their expectation is getting much higher now a days.. I don think thts a bad sign at all..! the fans r just getting more n more confident on their team... mayb thts why they don bother much about the practice matches!! :)

anyway... ppl wil get live whn the real tournament starts!
cheer up!!

Rubu
July 9, 2004, 01:27 AM
i used to live in dhaka, but not anymore. didn't know that general fans did not go to greet them in the airport. yeah, i agree thats a good sign. and no doubt, there will be more people during the real tournament.

btw, could this be a reason that, people are more willing to avoid work than sleep? ;) since most of the members are in western countries here, its sleep time.

Basri
July 9, 2004, 01:47 AM
Originally posted by crickethorizon
wel no live match or score coverage is one reason.. but there is another too.

Probably everyone is settling down now.. with so much going on all around. So many series n tournaments... does disorient everyone a bit.. which one to take as most important?? :)

but the most impoartant thing is that.. the time for only good performances is over.. everyone expects victories (not in practice matches but in tough real matches) now... ONLY THAT will boost the fan's morals again! :) im sure!

we hav started to think our team to be the 'big guys' now.. thats a good sign!
Agent.. i donno if u r in dhaka.. but even after coming back frm such good performances frm WI... common ppl dint go to the airport to greet them whn they came back!! :cool:

u know why??
I think their expectation is getting much higher now a days.. I don think thts a bad sign at all..! the fans r just getting more n more confident on their team... mayb thts why they don bother much about the practice matches!! :)

anyway... ppl wil get live whn the real tournament starts!
cheer up!!

I am a bit hopeful after your explanation. Maybe you are right. Thanks CRICKETHORIZON.:fanflag:

chinaman
July 9, 2004, 02:09 AM
Well, its outing time for most of us. Could you believe even I'm having hardtime staying online! But I guess all will show up just ontime. Besides most members have been visiting regularly, just not spending too much time, that's all. I already noticed increased activities lately. Cheers.

bd_cricket
July 9, 2004, 02:14 AM
So we have to wait until cricinfo or bangladesherkhela update the news on the second practice match? Is there any other source?

Navarene
July 9, 2004, 02:41 AM
Originally posted by Basri
I am really frustrated about the interest of the members in these practice matches
Nothing can distract or avert my attention from any BD match, whether it is a practice match or else. Sometimes silence also has its own language :)

crazyisland
July 9, 2004, 08:35 AM
Match abandoned due to rain
Source - BangladesherKhela.com

mahbubH
July 9, 2004, 08:37 AM
Originally posted by crazyisland
Match abandoned due to rain
Source - BangladesherKhela.com

Frustrating.......

betaar
July 9, 2004, 09:10 AM
Originally posted by sports_fan_bd
Originally posted by crazyisland
Match abandoned due to rain
Source - BangladesherKhela.com

Frustrating.......

Indeed!!!!!!!!!!!!!

the reason behind lack or participation is not lack of interest, as someone already said it's the timing. of course we all love to sleep, but I think it's more to do with our hatred to work, even the smallest fan will follow cricket while at work.

200SX
July 9, 2004, 11:21 AM
really frastrating, coz this one was a real practice match for them..........

if match is abandoned for rain, wat gona happen whn the asia cup will start....is it rain in srlanka now?

Ahmed_B
July 9, 2004, 12:29 PM
donno if i am repeating the joke:

once in an exam table, a very naughty(n obviously tallented) student was found not writing even a word in the exam-paper..
whn only 5 mins left of the exam-bell.. the teacher got to him and asked "is the question too hard??"
actually the question asked for an essay on 'A cricket match'

the boy dint reply the teacher.. hence took his pencil just one min before the bell and wrote something like a line on the paper n submitted it.

whn examining the papers.. the teacher found that boy's paper with written on it:

".. it's raining.. so no play today!!" ;)

cheers everyone!

200SX
July 9, 2004, 12:31 PM
lol :P

Cricket friend
July 9, 2004, 02:28 PM
".. it's raining.. so no play today!!"

:fanflag:

Biplob
July 9, 2004, 11:43 PM
Hi, I am the new member of this forum and this my very first post. I am not a cricket specialist but i love this game. It is really bad news that the second match is abandoned due to rain. Hope third match which will start today will go on.

Thanks everybody.

rassel
July 10, 2004, 12:20 AM
Finally, a sensible post from our newest member Biplob!

Misal was pesting the forum all day long today!

By the way, welcome to banglacricket Biplob!
;)

Biplob
July 10, 2004, 03:27 AM
Thanks. :)

mahbubH
July 10, 2004, 03:34 AM
Basher's Interview (http://www.anandabazar.com/10khela4.htm)

Nasif
July 10, 2004, 03:40 AM
thanks sports_fan_bd. Good interview. I guess this is first time I read something really positive about BD team in indian newpaper.

Ahmed_B
July 10, 2004, 08:54 AM
nice interview.. thanx sports_fan.

the team really seems to be eger to win... i never saw this team so much hungry before!!:)

in an earlier post here i wrote tht the fans r hungry for wins now... it seems i am wrong.. coz not just the fans.. the team is also desperate!!....

i don think we hav to wait much long for some stunning performance by them!!.... maybe this Asia Cup is going to bring us big surprises!!

GO BANGLADESH!! :fanflag:

mzia
July 11, 2004, 04:52 AM
Khan is attacking board….

mustafiz
July 11, 2004, 12:29 PM
Originally posted by sports_fan_bd
Basher's Interview (http://www.anandabazar.com/10khela4.htm)

Looks like the URL for the interview has changed. Here's the new link: <a href="http://www.anandabazar.com/archive/1040710/10khela4.htm">Bashar's Interview</a>

[Edited on 11-7-2004 by mustafiz]

rafik
July 12, 2004, 03:21 AM
Bangladeshi player who performe well in practice match normally perform bad in final match. History prove it.

TAIF
July 12, 2004, 03:05 PM
Originally posted by rafik
Bangladeshi player who performe well in practice match normally perform bad in final match. History prove it.

Forget what has happened in the past lets look to the future bruv, things can only get better.

Tintin
July 12, 2004, 10:47 PM
Weather for Colombo this week :

http://weather.yahoo.com/forecast/CEXX0001.html

Here in South India too, we are getting plenty of rain for the last few days.