Heavy rain under the influence of monsoon lying low over North Bay of Bengal has threatened to ruin the first one-day international between Bangladesh and South Africa, scheduled today at Mirpur. Light rain started coming down in many parts of the capital on Thursday and continued to grow heavy as the day progressed. The Met office recorded 17mm rain from 6am to 3pm on
Zimbabwe awaits a Bangladeshi counterattack, quite similar to the recent ODI series the two teams have played of late.
The trend started with the January 2009 series and continued till late last year when Elton Chigumbura’s side won the first game
Shakib Al Hasan said that winning today’s first one-dayer of the five-match series is inspiration enough for himself and his team.
The Bangladesh team that is reeling from the one-off Test loss by 130 runs has a great opportunity to salvage their tour to Zimbabwe. They get their first shot at redemption in the opening game here at