Originally Posted by BANFAN
They had to discard that approach because that was not doing anything good for them....do you really like to adopt a failed approach?
Guys with more pace and accuracy should be the way to go. A little effort can make them more accurate. Shafiul and Rubel bowled well, but Rubel needs to learn keeping his brain cool under pressure. So we have Shafi, Rubel, Shahadat, Mash to chose from. Zia certainly can be in ODIs, due to his Allrounder ability.
Pace is an attack when they have pace, slow mediums even deteriorates effectiveness of our spin attack... Because facing them isn't any significant change for the batsman....so you don't unsettle any batsman while you change between pace and SLA/spin.
Thats better than giving away 20-30 run overs buddy. Think about the way Zia bowled, didnt give anything. He didnt have the pace, but was always pitching on good line and length. Mashrafee has adopted this approach recently. Nazmul has always been doing this. Instead we always go for bowlers who are wayward thinking their extra pace will make a difference. It doesnt, it just makes it easier to clobber them around. Until and unless we find a quick with genuine pace/bounce or skill, our best hope in pace bowling are guys like Mashrafee and Nazmul who have good basics and can bowl line and length. We keep bowling others, we ll end up disappointed every time.