Negative approach backfired for Bangladesh – Dickwella
The hosts are trailing by 119 keeps running with seven wickets close by after the guests put 713 keeps running on the board in answer to Bangladesh’s 513 to win a 200-run lead.
Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes cut down the shortage to 148 yet Bangladesh lost three wickets in the last hour on the fourth day to gaze at crush in the first of the two-coordinate Test arrangement.
“We have a quite decent opportunity to win the Test,” Dickwella told journalists at the post-coordinate presser, including their accomplished spinners will abuse the conditions as it is turning.
“It is an entirely decent wicket yet it is all abandoning the harsh, and outside the stumps,” he said.
“We are planning to begin the day well. We are knocking down some pins in great territories, line and length,” he included.
Dickwella said Bangladesh were pushed into the corner after they lost Mushfiqur Rahim for picking to bat adversely keeping in mind the end goal to spare his wicket.
Bangladesh finished lamentably as the additional over cost them truly when the accomplished Rangana Herath conveyed an enormous pass up evacuating one of their significant batting columns, Mushfiqur, for two.
“They went into a negative position to spare their wickets and shield the balls,” said Dickwella. “I don’t think it is the best approach to bat on this wicket. The ball is abandoning the unpleasant. I think a positive approach is the most ideal approach to play in this wicket.”
Dickwella adulated Roshen de Silva for his hundred as it demonstrates that he is preparing to contend with the huge folks subsequent to making keeps running back home.
“He [Roshen] is an accomplished player. He has a lot of keeps running back in Sri Lanka. He has played for the A group, and some region cricket also,” said Dickwella.
The wicketkeeper said that however he is disillusioned not to make the most of it in the wake of getting the begin he altogether making the most of his partners buckling down with the adversary bowlers for almost two days.
“I passed up a major opportunity for a century once more,” said Dickwella. “I have been getting these begins for as long as couple of innings, yet I couldn’t change over them into hundreds of years.
“I have been playing to my quality which was compasses and turn around clears. They were rocking the bowling alley in the harsh also. I figure I completed a quite great job. We delighted in viewing our companions batting. I am happy to have made a few keeps running toward the finish of the innings, particularly, Kusal Mendis and Dhananjaya de Silva had an astonishing methodology.”