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Old August 12, 2018, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Roey Haque
We are still awful in the rankings. And whatever results we got, I don't know if it is because of the leadership, or in spite of the leadership. Anyway, we need the experience and batsmanship, so no chance of leaving him out now. But surely, you would agree that it would better if Liton takes over the gloves, or Nurul for that matter. Why don't they deserve all the chances Rahim got at the front end of his career?
I've been calling for Rahim to drop the gloves and bat as a specialist in Tests at least since 2012, or even earlier. I think AsifTheManRahman was the first one to make that call and that was eons ago.

I am a firm supporter of having Nurul keep wicket and having Liton open with Tamim.

I just want Riyad out and Mosaddek in. And I want Rubel banished from the Test side till the next Brahma takes over from the current one.

He shouts a lot when we get wickets, but when the batsmen on crease start to hammer us, he goes quiet as a mouse.
Thats all WK though. Even captains start removing slips and bat pad catchers when a batsmen is on 150 not out. You won't ever see a batsman on 150 not out facing a 5 man slip cordon. Thats just cricket.

I just admire his tenacious attitude and his toughness. And his batting technique which is tight enough to hold water.

Anyway, I don't think we will ever agree on the long term negative impact of Rahim because you are more practical than me, but I am more idealistic than you.
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