London - Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan admits his team was
lucky to escape with a share of the spoils against Australia but says they now
have a very good chance to make the Champions Trophy semi-finals.
The Tigers were bowled out for just 182 in 44.3 overs
against the Aussies at the Oval on Monday.
Australia then reached 83/1 after 16 overs when the rain
came and never went away as both teams took a point from the contest.
A loss would have meant that Bangladesh's tournament had
come to an end after they also went down to England in the opening match.
Now, however, they still have a glimmer of hope as they
prepare for their final group game against New Zealand in Cardiff on Friday.
Shakib said: "We are lucky, but this is something that
no one can control. We need luck going forward to the next game.
"We have a very good chance (to qualify for the semi-finals),
but we need to win that game and need the other results going our way.
"The best thing we can do is go to Cardiff and win that