Legendary Srilankan spinner Herath is now working as a Bangladesh spin coach. He is very much positive about the sources he has. Rangana Herath talked the present Bangladeshi Media in Zimbabwe. There he expressed that these spinners might play a big role in the upcoming world cup.
‘Spinners can do better. In Asian countries, of course, and beyond. In the upcoming series, then in the World Cup, spinners will play a big role. ‘
Shakib is a very much successful left-arm spinner in history and Herath also possessed the same authority at a higher level. He described Shakib’s importance in the team as well. Herath, the most successful left-arm spinner in history, told reporters covering the series,
“Especially Shakib, he has done well in both the Test series and the ODI series. He has done great in the ODI series. He took 5 wickets in the first match and in the second match he showed character strength in both bat and ball. I think it will be a great tour. Now is a great time for Bangladesh cricket too. ‘
Herath told about Mehedi Miraz, ‘Miraz took 5 wickets in the first innings. He took 4 wickets in the second innings. Going out of Asia and doing well, taking wickets is not easy. However, Miraz has proved that Bangladesh or Sri Lanka, wherever they play, have the potential. He also has the experience, he knows what to do when and under what conditions. ‘
Bangladesh is going to face the toughest opponents on home soil. Herath told, ‘After this tour, we have three series against Australia, England, New Zealand on home soil. There is the World Cup at the end of the year. Busy schedule. The game is not easy, especially from biological protection. But our players, especially the spinners, have a lot of potential. ‘