Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants the crew to follow the instance of India to develop after years of stagnation in the lengthy format and has recognized successful an away check as one among their objectives in 2020. Since their 2000 debut as a check enjoying nation, Bangladesh have managed 13 wins in 117 matches, with solely 4 of them coming abroad.
They have fared higher in one-day internationals however the 2-zero drubbing in their final check sequence in India, each defeats inside three days, was a recent indication of how a lot they lag in the lengthy format.
“Looking at how India play their cricket and developed their game over the last three or four years, it is something that we can aspire to do,” Domingo advised ESPNCricinfo.
“The wickets they have prepared in domestic cricket, the group of fast bowlers that they have developed, the continuity in selection. We can take big learnings from playing against India in the test series.”
Traditionally a spin powerhouse, India have acquired a formidable tempo battery which has been instrumental in their rise to the highest of the World Test championship with seven wins in as many matches.
Bangladesh play their subsequent check sequence in Pakistan with Rawalpindi internet hosting the primary match on Feb. 7, and the significance of doing properly in abroad excursions was not misplaced on Domingo.
“There are big lessons in how far behind we are in tests,” mentioned the South African.
“Our record hasn’t been great for a long period of time. A big challenge will be to win a test match away from Bangladesh, which is a big priority for us this year.”