Team Bangladesh had a terrible experience while going to sea in Dominica, the venue of the first two matches of the Twenty Twenty series.
Although everyone arrived safely, the one and a half hour ferry journey was not pleasant at all.
Due to the hostile weather, the sea waves increase. Many cricketers became terrified.
One of them is Nurul Hasan Sohan.
This keeper-batsman fell ill.
He gave interviewed to Channel I Online on WhatsApp that he is now fully good.
- Arriving in Dominica from St. Lucia, All rounder Mehdi Hassan Miraj wrote on his own verified Facebook page,
- Today will be a very memorable and exciting day in our life!
- None of the Bangladeshi cricketers had the experience of crossing the sea before.
- When it comes to the West Indies Team,
- other foreign teams do not go from one island to another by sea such this country.
- Even the West Indies team went from one island to another on this first ferry to play international matches.
Prothom Alo correspondent Tariq Mahmood, who was on the ferry carrying the cricketers,
described the situation in his report as follows:
When the ferry started at the beginning, everyone started the journey with a lot of noise.
People were gathering behind the back to take selfies and capture videos of the blue sea on their mobile phones.
West Indies cricketers, commentators,
journalists and some ordinary passengers all at first it seemed that someone was going to Bihar for entertainment.
But the cricketers started to suffer from ‘motion sickness’
one after the other due to the big swing of the ferry due to the waves.
From St. Lucia to Martinek: Everyone overwhelmed and terrified this one and a half hour exciting journey.
The worst situation is with pacer Shariful Islam, wicketkeeper-batsman Nurul Hasan and manager Nafis Iqbal.
Seeing their this worst condition, other passenger of the ship also became terrified.
Shahriar Nafis and WK Nurul Islam became somewhat normal after a 40-minute break from Martinek,
but Shariful fell ill again on the way from Martinek to Dominica.
He got vomiting more than once by inserting his mouth in poly bag. At one stage, he took off his T-shirt to reduce the unrest.
Earlier, Masiour Sohail, who was with the team, fell ill while vomiting at the beginning of the journey.
Exhausted, he called the ferry and fell asleep in deck. He got up after the ferry reached Dominica.
In addition, many others in the team have suffered from ‘motion sickness’. With fear, there was panic🔱