Dhaka: Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo needs the group to comply with the instance of India to develop after years of stagnation within the lengthy format and has recognized profitable an away take a look at as one in all their targets in 2020.
Since their 2000 debut as a take a look at taking part in nation, Bangladesh have managed 13 wins in 117 matches, with solely 4 of them coming abroad.
They’ve fared higher in one-day internationals however the 2-Zero drubbing of their final take a look at sequence in India, each defeats inside three days, was a recent indication of how a lot they lag within the lengthy format.
“ how India play their cricket and developed their recreation over the past three or 4 years, it’s one thing that we will aspire to do,” Domingo advised ESPNCricinfo.
“The wickets they’ve ready in home cricket, the group of quick bowlers that they’ve developed, the continuity in choice. We will take large learnings from taking part in in opposition to India within the take a look at sequence.”
Historically a spin powerhouse, India have acquired a formidable tempo battery which has been instrumental of their rise to the highest of the World Take a look at championship with seven wins in as many matches.
Bangladesh play their subsequent take a look at sequence in Pakistan with Rawalpindi internet hosting the primary match on Feb. 7, and the significance of doing effectively in abroad excursions was not misplaced on Domingo.
“There are large classes in how far behind we’re in exams,” stated the South African.
“Our document hasn’t been nice for a protracted time frame. An enormous problem might be to win a take a look at match away from Bangladesh, which is an enormous precedence for us this 12 months.”