Bangladesh cricket team
The Bangladesh cricket team nicknamed ‘The Tigers.’ This team is an internationally known and administered by Bangladesh cricket board. The team is a member of the international cricket team with one-day international status. Also in test matches. It became the tenth test-playing nation in November 2000.
When it played its first match with against India in the nation of Dhaka. The team played its first ODI match in the Asia Cup.Where they played against Pakistan. Its first officials foray into the international cricket came to England in the 1979 ICC Trophy. Cricket gained it fame in Bangladesh gradually taking the place of football that used to be very famous. It supposed football in the 1990s.
World Cup Qualifying
It qualified to participate in the world cup. Then they get a place in England in 1999 after winning ICC Trophy in Malaysia in 1997. The team caused much upset in the world cup. After defeating Pakistan and Scotland. Bangladesh cricket team was granted full membership of ICC on 26 June 2000.
Bangladesh people are referred to as the most passionate cricket fan in the entire cricket world. Whenever they win.The fans take a celebration to the streets. As much as they are jubilant in victory, they are also vocal. In 2003, the team lost to England and the then captain Khalid Mahmud booed out of the field.
Bangladesh cricket team Ranking
The team is currently ranked 8th in Tests, tenth in T20ls by ICC and seventh in ODIs. Up to 24 may 2017.The team had played 101 Tests and so far winning ten of them. The first victory was that against Zimbabwe. And the next two victory came against West Indian team.They then improved predominantly at home. When they earned draws against Pakistan, New Zealand, India and South Africa.
They won against Australia, Sri Lanka, and England. Bangladesh cricket team has been very successful.Mostly in ODIs having won 104 matches out of 328. The team has won 21 matches in Twenty20 internationals out of 67.The Bangladesh cricket team victories are awesome.
This team posted its first against Kenya in India.October 1998, they hosted the ICC champion Trophy by then ICC knock out trophy but did not participate. Eddie Barlow, the former South Africa Test Cricketer became the Bangladesh coach in 1999. They were preparing to become a Test-playing nation.
They established their first class competition in 1999-2000 but were not given first match status until the 2000-2001 season. The team lost two Tests and three ODIs at home in January 2002 against Pakistan.Pakistan defeated tigers badly in 2002. The Bangladesh cricket team got huge success against India and Pakistan.
South Africa Hosted Wolrd-cup
Bangladesh Cricket Team participated in 2003-world cup hosted in South Africa. Bangladesh lost five of their six matches including a fixture against Canada. They did not play international cricket from 1979 world cup. In the same year, the team made a history by being the tenth team to lose by a single wicket when they lost to Pakistan.
World cup India In 2007 hosted India. Bangladesh secured a five-wicket win against India triggering late night partying in Bangladesh. Even the government had banned public gathering. Jamie Siddons was appointed the coach in October 2007. Bangladesh Cricket Team was one of the rising team.
Taking the place of Shaun Williams coached the team up to 2011. Jamie was then replaced by Stuart Law. Who became a coach from 2011-2012. Richard Pybus also replaced him. Shane Jorgensen then took over in 2012-2014.And left it to Chandika Hathurusingha.
Coaching staff of Bangladesh Cricket Team
- Assistant Coach: Ruwan Kalpage
- Batting Coach: Vacant
- Fast Bowling Coach: Courtney Walsh
- Fielding Coach: Richard Halsall
- Head Coach: Vacant
- Media Manager: Rabeed Imam
- Performance Analyst: Nasir Ahmed
- Spin Bowling Coach: Sunil Joshi
- Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mario Villavarayan
- Team Manager: Khaled Mahmud
- Debasish Roy Chowdhury: Team Physician
- Bayejidul Islam Khan: Team Physiotherapist
- Team Psychologist: Soumendra Saha
List of Team Players Bangladesh Cricket Team
|Tamim Iqbal||Tanbir Hayder||Taskin Ahmed|
|Subashis Roy||Sunzamul Islam||Taijul Islam|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Shuvagata Hom||Soumya Sarkar|
|Sabbir Rahman||Saqlain Sajib||Shafiul Islam|
|Nazmul Hossain Shanto||Nurul Hasan||Rubel Hossain|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||Mustafizur Rahman||Nasir Hossain|
|Mominul Haque||Mosaddek Hossain||Mosharraf Hossain|
|Mehidy Hasan Miraz||Mohammad Mithun||Mohammad Saifuddin|
|Liton Das||Mahmudullah||Mashrafe Mortaza|
|Imrul Kayes||Kamrul Islam Rabbi|
According to Saber Hossain Chowdhury.Bangladesh politician (2011),“ in Bangladesh, Cricket is not just a game but rather a symbol of national unity.”And AHM Mostofa Kamal, the president of BCB in the same year said that Bangladesh people take cricket as a religion.”And They love their Bangladesh cricket team very much.