Russell Domingo on his team's 'main problem'



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Russell Domingo on his team's 'main problem'

Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo is not satisfied with his team's performance against India. He put a special emphasis on the bat session. "(Goal) one is to compete. We know India are a good side but once again one really bad session with the bat has destroyed our chances in this Test match.

I know 400 is a good score but it's manageable in Chittagong. There is no way we should be bowled out for 150 in the first innings and that's what's lost us the game. Some really poor decision with the batters and that's the most disappointing thing for me," Domingo said, as quoted by cricbuzz.com.

Russell Domingo on confidence: There is obviously a lack of confidence

Domingo believes that many players did not have enough confidence. When you do not have self-confidence, it is difficult to achieve a positive result.

"There is obviously a lack of confidence in the top-order there is no doubt about that. A young player (debutant centurion Zakir Hasan) who hasn't played a Test before with us and he is confident at the moment and come in and shown us how to do it, playing really well.

He has obviously come in to the Test match from the A side and also domestic performances," he said. "The rest of the guys obviously confidence is pretty low at the moment and not managing to find a way out of the slump at the moment.

There is a whole host of players at the top five or six at the moment who haven't performed as well as I would have hope and haven't been consistent and that's disappointing." Many are wondering if Shakib will perform. Domingo solved our doubts.

"I am not a hundred percent sure whether he will be available to bowl. He's definitely able to play as a batter which is an issue for us since we need an all-rounder. So at the moment he will need to be assessed in a day or two but at the moment fit to play as a batter,"-Russell Domingo concluded..