Bangladesh national cricket team
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.
|Nickname(s)||Tigers, Bangla Tigers|
|Association||Bangladesh Cricket Board|
|Test captain||Shakib Al Hasan|
|One Day captain||Tamim Iqbal|
|T20I captain||Shakib Al Hasan|
|Test status acquired||2000|
|International Cricket Council|
|ICC status||Associate Member (1977) |
Full Member (2000)
|First Test||v. India at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka; 10–13 November 2000|
|Last Test||v. West Indies at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet; 24–27 June 2022|
|World Test Championship appearances||1 (first in 2019–2021)|
|Best result||9th place (2019–2021)|
|One Day Internationals|
|First ODI||v. Pakistan at Tyronne Fernando Stadium, Moratuwa; 31 March 1986|
|Last ODI||v. Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Harare; 10 August 2022|
|World Cup appearances||6 (first in 1999)|
|Best result||Quarter-final (2015)|
|World Cup Qualifier appearances||6 (first in 1979)|
|Best result||Champions (1997)|
|First T20I||v. Zimbabwe at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna; 28 November 2006|
|Last T20I||v. Zimbabwe at The Gabba, Brisbane; 30 October 2022|
|T20 World Cup appearances||7 (first in 2007)|
|Best result||2nd round (2007, 2014, 2016, 2021)|
|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. The team has been more successful in ODIs, having won 72 of its 262 matches. They have also played 18 Twenty20 Internationals, winning four.
|World Cup record|
|1979||Did not qualify|
|1983||Did not qualify|
|1987||Did not qualify|
|1992||Did not qualify|
|1996||Did not qualify|
|World Twenty20 record|
|Asia Cup record|
|1984||Did not qualify|
|Champions Trophy record|
|2021||Did not qualify|
|1998 Commonwealth Games||Round 1||14/16||3||0||3||0||0|
|2010 Asian Games||Champions||1/9||3||3||0||0||0|
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