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Old November 11, 2011, 11:45 AM
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Default How To Play For Bangladesh

I Want to know how to play for Bangladesh. I'm not going to join as I'm 13 and from the UK but was wandering how young kids could get into BD SQUAD
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Old November 11, 2011, 12:05 PM
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11 gets into the squad. By the way they bowl and shots they play, I assume they are all kids. You have a very good chance!
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Old November 11, 2011, 12:05 PM
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you need to know politicans.. Politics can pave you the way to cricket. ONLY
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Old November 11, 2011, 12:47 PM
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Old November 11, 2011, 12:52 PM
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Just be a fast bowler. You'll be a hot shot.
Just be a fast bowler and play hot shots. You'll be a hot shot.

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Old November 11, 2011, 12:57 PM
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To be honest I'm not seriously thinking about it now. I don't want to be arrogant but im a good batsman who can shift gears. Good Ingeniuity.Decent Power Can Clear Ropes Easily on Leg Side and Off Side But need to work playing down the ground. I can also play the short ball which most Players can't and im good at hooking the ball. Need to work on Timing and can bowl off spin/leg spin and decent pace. Nowadays Pace about 86-90 Mph. i could be Shakib,Tamim and Mashrafe in one. I play for my school team. I worry about staying in Bangladesh all my life unless I could live in the UK and Play for them. You never know you may see me in a couple of years
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Old November 11, 2011, 01:26 PM
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To be honest I'm not seriously thinking about it now. I don't want to be arrogant but im a good batsman who can shift gears. Good Ingeniuity.Decent Power Can Clear Ropes Easily on Leg Side and Off Side But need to work playing down the ground. I can also play the short ball which most Players can't and im good at hooking the ball. Need to work on Timing and can bowl off spin/leg spin and decent pace. Nowadays Pace about 86-90 Mph. i could be Shakib,Tamim and Mashrafe in one. I play for my school team. I worry about staying in Bangladesh all my life unless I could live in the UK and Play for them. You never know you may see me in a couple of years
If you are what you say you are, you fit perfectly in the current crop of batsmen playing for BD. I seriously doubt you can bowl 90mph (90kph) at the tender age of 13. i would say you have better chance to get in BD team as a batsman. Let me caution you against becoming an impulsive hooker (curb that instinct). Learn to drive (cover, on and off) and have the discipline to leave wide balls (in the off side). Most importantly, improve ion your footwork. I played for my school team and at that time powerfull areal shots earned my keeps in smallish cricket fields. But it did not cut at the higher levels. In other words, learn to be a boring batsman and people will be knocking at your door. See, if you can join one of the many cricket academies during your summer breaks. You may not learn much from them but al least make a few connections that might be usefull.
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Old November 11, 2011, 01:33 PM
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No I'm not saying I can bowl at 90Mph. I mean for a 13 Year old when i am set I can bowl the equivilant of 90 Mph top speed for a 13 year old and I do need to work on Footwork and Running between the wickets. The main thing is still where I live. I Have family in Syhlet. And can speak that type of bangali but I can't speak the other kind or read it anymore. I used to go to Bangla Classes. And I also go to a mosque So it would be hard. I am taking Hafiz course so after I learn the Q'uraan I might be able to. Wish me luck to learn the Q'uraan quick aswell
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Old November 11, 2011, 02:13 PM
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Old November 11, 2011, 02:23 PM
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Actually I think I could make it as an all rounder. I have lots of different Variations to use So You never know I might go and play
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Old November 11, 2011, 02:37 PM
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To be honest I'm not seriously thinking about it now. I don't want to be arrogant but im a good batsman who can shift gears. Good Ingeniuity.Decent Power Can Clear Ropes Easily on Leg Side and Off Side But need to work playing down the ground. I can also play the short ball which most Players can't and im good at hooking the ball. Need to work on Timing and can bowl off spin/leg spin and decent pace. Nowadays Pace about 86-90 Mph. i could be Shakib,Tamim and Mashrafe in one. I play for my school team. I worry about staying in Bangladesh all my life unless I could live in the UK and Play for them. You never know you may see me in a couple of years
Your 13 and you bowl spin with a pace of 86-90mph?? dam we need you in Nat team right now..
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Old November 11, 2011, 02:42 PM
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Your 13 and you bowl spin with a pace of 86-90mph?? dam we need you in Nat team right now..
I guess he meant he is good both in spin and pace and when ever he is pace bowling his speed is around 86-90 mph.
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Old November 11, 2011, 03:08 PM
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A serious note... First go to a traial for a big team like abahani, brothers or some others. play league games first then get selected for under age teams and then academy then A and then think about national team. Starting u r career asking how to play for bd team is not a good way to start IMO
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Old November 11, 2011, 03:34 PM
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First thing first.

Do you have support from your family ?

Secondly if you are in UK

You are in the best place for learning your cricket. You just have to find the right club.

Most importantly.

If you follow Bangladesh Cricket you should know our lack of pace bowlers. If you can bowl fast keep doing it and use your spin bowling skills as variation.
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Old November 11, 2011, 04:24 PM
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I Want to know how to play for Bangladesh. I'm not going to join as I'm 13 and from the UK but was wandering how young kids could get into BD SQUAD
Farhan, I would like to see you play for our national team someday, inshAllah. Keep up the hard-work and continue to improve. You can do it! We'll see you play at the national team in several years, inshAllah!

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Members shared some valuable advice that you can follow. Also, if you like you can contact coach Ian Pont. He is an active member in bc. He coached the national team in BD and he lives in UK.

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First thing first.

Do you have support from your family ?

Secondly if you are in UK

You are in the best place for learning your cricket. You just have to find the right club.

Most importantly.

If you follow Bangladesh Cricket you should know our lack of pace bowlers. If you can bowl fast keep doing it and use your spin bowling skills as variation.
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A serious note... First go to a traial for a big team like abahani, brothers or some others. play league games first then get selected for under age teams and then academy then A and then think about national team. Starting u r career asking how to play for bd team is not a good way to start IMO
well said. Network is really important...talents with hard-work and dedication is the key.

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If you are what you say you are, you fit perfectly in the current crop of batsmen playing for BD. I seriously doubt you can bowl 90mph (90kph) at the tender age of 13. i would say you have better chance to get in BD team as a batsman. Let me caution you against becoming an impulsive hooker (curb that instinct). Learn to drive (cover, on and off) and have the discipline to leave wide balls (in the off side). Most importantly, improve ion your footwork. I played for my school team and at that time powerfull areal shots earned my keeps in smallish cricket fields. But it did not cut at the higher levels. In other words, learn to be a boring batsman and people will be knocking at your door. See, if you can join one of the many cricket academies during your summer breaks. You may not learn much from them but al least make a few connections that might be usefull.
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Old November 11, 2011, 06:26 PM
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Old November 11, 2011, 06:32 PM
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A serious note... First go to a traial for a big team like abahani, brothers or some others. play league games first then get selected for under age teams and then academy then A and then think about national team. Starting u r career asking how to play for bd team is not a good way to start IMO
Yes....say you are not good enough. Can you handle the rejection? Key is to love the game. Newcomers like Elias Sunny have been playing for years and had gone through rigor before getting the nod. It's not easy. Yes we lampoon our players but to get to that certain stage is not a cakewalk. Lot of hard work is needed.

On the other hand, you are young. You live in UK so you have certain advantage of playing with some of the best foreign bowlers in different condition. Also, as Mock bhai said you need to have at least some sort of financial support. If the road leads to cul-de-sac you need to fall back on something unless you are a prodigy and you know you will make it to the top.

These are the realities. I don't want to discourage you but neither I want to lull you into false sense of insecurity. And never ever give up EVEN if the RRR is 36.01.
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Old November 11, 2011, 06:55 PM
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When I say 86-90 Mph I don't mean actual 86-90 Mph which is Fastish and I bowl Fastish for a 13 Year Old Thanks for the support guys but I'd like to stay in the Uk. If i Could stay in the UK and play I would be interested.

It all started in 2006 when I was bored in Bangladesh my Grandad (R.I.P) didn't have cable and they only had BTV. I only understood the cricket and the 10Pm News ever since then I have always been watching Bangladesh.

And Back-Up Plan-Finance I'm Alright on both of those. If I Seriously Consider this I would've picked to be a Pilot or a F1 Driver and My Dad owns a company IN BD so wer'e good Finanicaly.
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Old November 12, 2011, 12:29 AM
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If I lived in the UK, I'd rather try to play for Eng than Ban. Just being honest...
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Old November 12, 2011, 02:19 AM
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Ok.. If you want to be a fast bowler.. Then hard time is waiting for you in here bd.. Club teams usually play with 1 or 2 pacer(maximum).. If you want to be a all rounder or a batsman then it'll be much easier to get notice..
First get admit in some club like kalabhagan,abahoni,dhanmondi etc etc.. Do net practice with them regularly.. If you can impress there you'll get picked for them as well as you'll have the chance to play in 2nd divison also.. Getting contracts is not that much difficult now a days..but get chance to be in the starting XI thats really tough.. You'll have to just wait and wait and wait for the chance to play if you dont have connection with any well known politicians or club officials here..

But again if you play as a batsman or all rounder it wont be that much tough to play..

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Old November 12, 2011, 05:45 AM
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Guys I have heard Politicians are Important for me to get into a team but can someone tell me why?
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Old November 12, 2011, 06:27 AM
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^To Get into a team you dont need anyone.. To get into playing XI you need that.. Even if you dont have anyone..dont worry.. You'll have to wait a litte more than usual..thats it..

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u are a sylhetti residing in the UK currently?
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