Bangladesh national cricket team

national sports team

The Bangladesh national cricket team 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
Test status granted2000
First Test matchv India India at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, 10–13 November 2000
CaptainShakib Al Hasan (Test and T20I)
Mashrafe Mortaza (OD)
CoachSteve Rhodes
Official ICC Test, ODI and T20I ranking9th (Test), 6th (ODI), 9th (T20I) [1]
Test matches
– This year
73
1
Last Test matchv West Indies Cricket Board England at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Bangladesh, 13–17 Novemmber 2012 (In progress)
Wins/losses
– This year
3/63
–/–
As of 15 November 2012

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.[1] The team has been more successful in ODIs, having won 72 of its 262 matches.[2] They have also played 18 Twenty20 Internationals, winning four.[3]

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 -
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. Statsguru – Bangladesh – Test matches – Team analysis, Cricinfo, retrieved 2012-04-27
  2. Statsguru – Bangladesh – ODI matches – Team analysis, Cricinfo, retrieved 2012-04-27
  3. Statsguru – Bangladesh – T20I matches – Team analysis, Cricinfo, retrieved 2012-04-27