According to Hussey, England's balance, coupled with the advantage of playing at home, and Australia's X-factor make them firm favourites to progress out of Group A, that also involves New Zealand and Bangladesh, and eventually lock horns in the final again. The inspirational Bangladesh captain, sitting beside the glittering piece of glory, was responding to a question of how far he was from the trophy.
They'll have to cope with the favorites' tag at the eight-team Champions Trophy starting on Thursday. South Africa will be high on confidence having taken the momentum from the previous ODI match against England despite losing the series 1-2.
In ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Star Sports launched an ad campaign called "mauka mauka" and it became a huge hit. "But it happened a long time ago", Mashrafe said on Wednesday. I want the team to win. He has practised today so we are hoping that by the time the first match comes he will be able to play, " he added. "You will see a fighting team", Sarfraz said. The cricket contest takes place between "cricket" (insects) and "snails".
"The other thing also, is that we have some exciting youngsters like Mustafizur and Sabbir Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, those players are also in our side". "It's going to be a very good game". A couple of videos have been made and they are getting very good response on social media.
The pockets of flag-waving Bangladesh fans in the ground cheered every run wildly, although their team made a cautious start.
Bangladesh play hosts England in their first match. "We'll try to live up to those expectations". He never thinks if I fail then what.
Despite of not being among the runs, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's presence in the team remains the most important part for the Indian cricket team. Starting as the eighth-ranked side we have now reached sixth.
He said he was under no pressure and was looking forward to all the big matches.
He said that the motto of this team was to raise the bar.
With the start of the Champions Trophy just two days away, this was a poorly-timed flop from Bangladesh, whose bowlers were swatted away by holders India as they piled up 324 for seven.
He was also not interested in focusing on the demoralising defeat against India at the same venue a couple of days ago.
"If we (India) play to our potential, we will definitely go and win the game", he added.