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UK: Bangladesh's Mortaza says team 'will have to play a lot better' to beat India at cricket WC

United Kingdom, Birmingham
July 01, 2019 at 16:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Bangladesh's cricket team captain Mashrafe Mortaza said his team would "have to play a lot better than" they have been playing to beat India in Tuesday's cricket Wold Cup game, during a press conference in Birmingham on Monday.

"We have to play at our best. If we can manage to win, that will be great," Mortaza said. "India is a very strong side in this World Cup, and it's not going to be easy, but we have to play hard and have to be 100 percent in every area."

Footage shows the Bangladesh team training ahead of their match against India.

"Look, every time we played, we want to beat, but India was mostly, in the last few World Cups, was the better side," he added. "You never know. If you have a very good day, played every area, and if we are 100 per cent correct, then you never know. It's a sport that in your day you can beat anybody."

Match 40, will see the teams face off in Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham on Tuesday.

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Bangladesh's cricket team captain Mashrafe Mortaza said his team would "have to play a lot better than" they have been playing to beat India in Tuesday's cricket Wold Cup game, during a press conference in Birmingham on Monday.

"We have to play at our best. If we can manage to win, that will be great," Mortaza said. "India is a very strong side in this World Cup, and it's not going to be easy, but we have to play hard and have to be 100 percent in every area."

Footage shows the Bangladesh team training ahead of their match against India.

"Look, every time we played, we want to beat, but India was mostly, in the last few World Cups, was the better side," he added. "You never know. If you have a very good day, played every area, and if we are 100 per cent correct, then you never know. It's a sport that in your day you can beat anybody."

Match 40, will see the teams face off in Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham on Tuesday.

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