Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim livid with team after loss to Afghanistan

Mushfiqur Rahim has called Bangladesh's 32-run defeat against Afghanistan as shameful and feels non-performing players need to be replaced.

updated: March 02, 2014 15:48 IST
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Fatullah: Humiliated by Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia Cup, a livid Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim said the 32-run defeat against the tournament-debutantes was "shameful" and should trigger a few sackings.

"This is a shameful loss. For a split second I thought we wouldn't lose this game, being honest with you. I thought that someone or the other would stand up and bail us out. But in the end we were not good enough," Rahim said after Bangladesh botched up a 254-run chase last night. (Also read: Kabul celebrates win vs Bangladesh into wee hours)

"We have to replace those players who, after being motivated, do not understand. It is not my or someone else's team. It is a matter of the nation. I think it is time to replace those who cannot perform.

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