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Jurgensen wants to see Rangpur in final
Sports Reporter
Published :Friday, 20 November, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 15
Former Bangladesh head coach Shane Jurgensen is now in Dhaka as the head coach of BPL team Rangpur Riders. He wants to see his team in final of this edition.
On Thursday, the Rangpur players practiced for the second day at the BCB Academy. After the practice coach Shane Jurgensen talked to the media.
He said, "Our main goal is to reach the final. We are here to win. I think the team is balanced. We have to execute all the plans."
Rangpur have the best T20 players of Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan who has the experience of playing overseas T20 leagues.
Regarding Shakib Jurgensen said, "Shakib is an integral part of the team. He is the most experienced T20 cricketer of Bangladesh. It is a great matter to have him in the team. Overall we have an organised team."
The matches of BPL will start from November 22. Though the team did not get enough time to prepare them together, Jurgensen is not dissatisfied as all the players were in game.
He said, "All were in the game. Some were in the series against Zimbabwe. Sri Lankan and Wes Indies players were also in the game. All players of the squad are trying to make a place in the best eleven. Now our work is to take the best possible preparation."
The recent performance of Bangladesh also makes the former coach Jurgensen happy as he said, "It is a matter of joy to see Bangladesh are doing better recently. Every players improved few steps. Almost all the players have been passing their career best period. All are working hard."
Recently a concern was raised on security issue in Bangladesh and Cricket Australia and South Africa Women team postponed their series here. But Jurgensen said all the things are okay here.
He said, "Everything is okay here. I went for walk yesterday (Wednesday) as well."
Jorgensen also hopes the postponed two series will be played soon.
He said, "I think the series will be played soon. I saw nothing to be worried staying here for two days. The Australia and other (South Africa Women) series were not played here, which is a matter of shame.  But I am sure it will be played."

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