Bangladesh set to mark 100 days to go ICC World Cup 2011

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and Bangladesh paceman Masrafe Bin Mortaza share in Dhaka

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and Bangladesh paceman Masrafe Bin Mortaza share in Dhaka

Mashrafe Mortaza revealed his excitement as Bangladesh marked 100 days to go to the ICC CWC 2011 with a spectacular firework display and an unveiling of a countdown clock in Dhaka.

“The World Cup is the most anticipated tournament for me and I can already feel the buzz,” said Mortaza.

“There is no better place to play cricket than at home because our fans are the best fans and we will not disappoint them. If the team playes to its potential then we are going to have the most memorable World Cup.

“I can’t wait! The whole country is holding its breath. I am really excited because the World Cup is very near. We are playing some great cricket and we just want to continue with this momentum. We want to give the whole nation something to celebrate and we are capable of that.”

Sourav Ganguly, who also attended the event, when asked why India lost to Bangladesh at the ICC Cricket World Cup, said: “The reason (Mortaza) is standing right next to me. That is in the past now. However, I am very impressed with the way Bangladesh have progressed. They have some real classy players now and I wish them well in the World Cup.

“This is a country I have special feelings for and I have been coming here for many years. I am sure Bangladesh will be a wonderful host as the passion for cricket here is exceptional.”

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