Bangladesh iconic cricketer Shakib Al Hasan feels that there is no other better feeling than winning a Test match in Sri Lanka that too Bangladesh’s 100th Test.
While receiving the ‘Man of the Series’ award Shakib said, “This was a very important win. It wasn't easy.We had to come back strongly after the first Test. I just play my shots. As I said, the way Chandimal batted in the first innings it told me if I apply myself I could score runs.”
“It is a great feeling, winning a Test in Sri Lanka. 100th Test, nothing better than that. The way we are improving, we will win some games in the future. We are having a very good time at home. We will have to play better away from home. We knew we could chased down 200. We knew if we apply we can score runs. Nos.9 and 10 batted well for Sri Lanka when we wanted to restrict them to 150,” Shakib said after the match in an interview to Ten Sports.
Shakib scored his fifth Test century in the second Test at P Sara Oval, Colombo. He also took six wickets in the match including a four-for in the second innings. He has been awarded Man of the Series for his contributions with bat and ball in the two Tests.