Bangladesh national cricket team

national cricket team of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh national cricket team (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ জাতীয় ক্রিকেট দল) is the national cricket team for Bangladesh. The rules are set by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). Bangladesh is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One Day International (ODI) status. It played its first Test match in 2000 against India in Dhaka. Bangladesh was the tenth Test cricket playing nation.

Bangladesh National Cricket Team
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Nickname(s)Tigers, Bangla Tigers
AssociationBangladesh Cricket Board
Personnel
Test captainShakib Al Hasan
One Day captainTamim Iqbal
T20I captainShakib Al Hasan
CoachRussell Domingo
History
Test status acquired2000
International Cricket Council
ICC statusAssociate Member (1977)
Full Member (2000)
ICC regionAsia
ICC Rankings Current[5] Best-ever
Test 9th 8th (1 May 2018)[1]
ODI 7th 6th (25 May 2017)[2]
T20I 9th 4th (22 July 2012)[3][4]
Tests
First Testv.  India at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka; 10–13 November 2000
Last Testv.  West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet; 24–27 June 2022
Tests Played Won/Lost
Total[6] 134 16/100
(18 draws)
This year[7] 8 1/6 (1 draw)
World Test Championship appearances1 (first in 2019–2021)
Best result9th place (2019–2021)
One Day Internationals
First ODIv.  Pakistan at Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa; 31 March 1986
Last ODIv.  Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Harare; 10 August 2022
ODIs Played Won/Lost
Total[8] 400 145/248
(0 ties, 7 no result)
This year[9] 12 9/3
(0 ties, 0 no result)
World Cup appearances6 (first in 1999)
Best resultQuarter-final (2015)
World Cup Qualifier appearances6 (first in 1979)
Best resultChampions (1997)
Twenty20 Internationals
First T20Iv.  Zimbabwe at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna; 28 November 2006
Last T20Iv.  Zimbabwe at The Gabba, Brisbane; 30 October 2022
T20Is Played Won/Lost
Total[10] 142 49/90
(0 ties, 3 no results)
This year[11] 19 6/12
(0 ties, 1 no result)
T20 World Cup appearances7 (first in 2007)
Best result2nd round (2007, 2014, 2016, 2021)

Test kit

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ODI kit

T20I kit

As of 30 October 2022

Bangladesh's first time in international cricket came in the 1979 ICC Trophy in England. They left the tournament with 2 wins and 2 defeats. Seven years later, on 31 March 1986, Bangladesh played in its first ODI match against Pakistan in the 1986 Asia Cup. Bangladesh won the 1997 ICC Trophy in Malaysia. By winning the tournament, Bangladesh qualified for the 1999 Cricket World Cup for the first time. In 1997, Bangladesh became a regular ICC member with the right to play ODIs. It got the status of a Test playing country on 26 June 2000. Bangladesh has the record for most losses in a row in Tests (21 between 1999 and 2002) and ODIs (23 between 2001 and 2004).

As of April 2012, Bangladesh has played 73 Tests, winning only 3. Its first victory was against Zimbabwe. The other two were against a West Indian team crippled by a players' strike. Of the 63 matches it has lost, 35 were by an innings.[12] The team has been more successful in ODIs, having won 72 of its 262 matches.[13] They have also played 18 Twenty20 Internationals, winning four.[14]

Tournament historyEdit

World Cup record
Year Round Position GP W L T NR
  1975 Not eligible
  1979 Did not qualify
  1983 Did not qualify
   1987 Did not qualify
    1992 Did not qualify
      1996 Did not qualify
  1999 Round 1 9/12 5 2 3 0 0
  2003 Round 1 13/14 6 0 5 0 1
  2007 Second Round 7/16 9 3 6 0 0
      2011 Round 1 9/14 6 3 3 0 0
    2015 Qualified
  2019 Round 1
Total 26 8 17 0 1
World Twenty20 record
Year Round Position GP W L T NR
  2007 Second Round 8/12 5 1 4 0 0
  2009 Round 1 9/12 2 0 2 0 0
  2010 Round 1 9/12 2 0 2 0 0
  2012 Round 1 9/12 2 0 2 0 0
  2014 Qualified - - - - - -
Total 11 1 10 0 0
Asia Cup record
Year Round Position GP W L T NR
  1984 Did not qualify
  1986 First Round 3/3 2 0 2 0 0
  1988 First Round 4/4 3 0 3 0 0
  1990-91 First Round 3/3 2 0 2 0 0
  1995 First Round 4/4 3 0 3 0 0
  1997 First Round 4/4 3 0 3 0 0
  2000 First Round 4/4 3 0 3 0 0
  2004 Second Round 4/6 5 1 4 0 0
  2008 Second Round 4/6 5 1 4 0 0
  2010 First Round 4/4 3 0 3 0 0
  2012 Runner Up 2/4 4 2 2 0 0
Total 33 4 29 0 0
Champions Trophy record
Year Round Position GP W L T NR
  1998 Not eligible
  2000 Round 1 10/11 1 0 1 0 0
  2002 Round 1 11/12 2 0 2 0 0
  2004 Round 1 11/12 2 0 2 0 0
  2006 Round 1 9/10 3 1 2 0 0
  2021 Did not qualify
Total - - - - - - -
Multisport Events
Year Round Position GP W L T NR
  1998 Commonwealth Games Round 1 14/16 3 0 3 0 0
  2010 Asian Games Champions 1/9 3 3 0 0 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bangladesh rise to no 8 in ICC test rankings". Dhaka Tribiune. 1 May 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  2. "Bangladesh rise no 6 in odi rankings". ESPNcricinfo. 25 May 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  3. "Bangladesh surpass Pak, Aus in T20 rankings". News18. 22 July 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
  4. "Bangladesh to play extra T20 in Netherlands". ESPNcricinfo. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  5. "ICC Rankings". International Cricket Council.
  6. "Test matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  7. "Test matches - 2022 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  8. "ODI matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  9. "ODI matches - 2022 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  10. "T20I matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  11. "T20I matches - 2022 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  12. Statsguru – Bangladesh – Test matches – Team analysis, Cricinfo, retrieved 27 April 2012
  13. Statsguru – Bangladesh – ODI matches – Team analysis, Cricinfo, retrieved 27 April 2012
  14. Statsguru – Bangladesh – T20I matches – Team analysis, Cricinfo, retrieved 27 April 2012