Dashing Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal showed optimism as he said that the Tigers will have to first focus on winning the smaller duels against the Aussies in each session if they realistically want to think of upsetting the visitors in the forthcoming Test series.
While talking to reporters, the cricketer talked about Bangladesh's preparations and their mentality for the upcoming Test match.
"It's a big Test match for us. We have prepared for this Test series for a while and I feel like we have covered all the aspects.Now it's time to execute our plans," Tamim said.
"We have worked out the little details and we are working on where we can get better tactically over experienced rivals.
"I hope we will be ready by 27 August and I am hoping for a really good Test match," he said.
Tamim was asked about whether Bangladesh can make an impact against Australia. The opening batsman replied that Tigers will to play to their true potentials for all five days to win the Test match.
"Obviously we are playing in home conditions and that gives us big advantage there.
"Australia is a very professional team, probably one of the finest teams in Test cricket. So, for us to compete with them or to beat them, we have to win every session -win every little duel and then we can think of defeating them.
"The task would be difficult but it is not impossible either," Tamim concluded.