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Old July 30, 2018, 12:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Rifat_02
It's definitely a myth, we didn't used to do well in Test, ODIs and T20s together once upon a time but recently when we started doing well in ODIs the fortunes also changed in the other formats at the same time.

We reached finals of last Asia Cup which was T20 format , Nidahas Trophy which was T20 format and got test wins vs England (Could have been 2-0 series win) and Australia. Got a drawn test series Away from home in Sri Lanka .
We also did well in test vs South Africa last time they toured but rain ruined the outcome.

The recent dip in form vs WI in tests and Afghanistan in t20s cannot only be attributed to formats
The close T20 matches and all the Test wins that you are talking about came in subcontinental conditions, in pitches suited to our strengths.

But in ODI we managed to win against good teams even in alien conditions, e.g. 2015 WC, 2017 CT. So we are definitely more comfortable in the 50 over format.
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