Bengaluru: The last-ball defeat to India in the thrilling World Twenty20 encounter was nothing short of shocking, said a gutted Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza, who was at a loss to explain the chase that went haywire in the last three deliveries.
Bangladesh lost by one run in the nerve-wrecking contest, which Mortaza’s men dominated for most part.
“The loss was a shocking thing for all of us. Nobody wants to lose like this. It is hard to explain but it is quite disappointing,” Mortaza told reporters in the post-match press conference.
“And it’s always difficult to take something from it.
Being a professional player, we have to play hard cricket in the last match. If we can do something there we can take something back home. We have to fight hard,” he said.
However, Mortaza did not forget to applaud the team’s effort before things went India’s way in the last three balls.
“Leave out the last three balls, we played brilliantly.
We did everything to win otherwise. We came back after they had two good overs towards the end.