Surprised to find his name among the top-10 bowling performances of all time after breaking Anil Kumble`s 21-year-old record, Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny said seaming conditions played a huge role in his haul of 6/4 against Bangladesh here.
An inexperienced Indian attack led by fast bowler Umesh Yadav performed admirably on a flat track restricting hosts Bangladesh to 272 for nine in the first of the three-match ODI series starting here on Sunday.
A dejected and embarrassed George Bailey lamented Australia`s exit from the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, labelling the 73-run capitulation to India the worst batting performance during his tenure as captain.
Aiming to clinch the semi-final berth at the earliest, a confident India would be eyeing for another commanding performance when they meet an out-of-sorts Bangladesh in their third Group league match of the ICC World Twenty20 here tomorrow.
West Indies captain Darren Sammy laughed off Indian batsman Suresh Raina`s claim that the big-hitting Caribbean cricketers cannot rotate the strike and dared the Indians to stop his batsmen from hitting sixes in Sunday`s World Twenty20 match.
Visiting teams have often found themselves tied up in tangles by the local tweakers on the sub-continental dustbowls, but Australia captain George Bailey asserted his team is up to the spin challenge in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
India paid the price for costly blunders at crucial junctures to suffer a nerve-wracking one-wicket defeat at the hands of arch rivals Pakistan, who rode on Shahid Afridi`s brilliant cameo to virtually assure themselves a berth in the final of the Asia Cup here Sunday.