Bangladesh Cricket Team – All You Need to Know in 2022

Cricket world has seen the birth of many legends, and many players were from the Bangladeshi Cricket Team. Find everything you need to know about the team in 2022

Cricket has been enticing the world for more than a century. One can find cricket fans in almost every nation. What about Bangladesh, then? The Bangladeshi cricket team is one of the best international teams. It became a part of the ICC in 1971, six years after its independence.

We will be sharing some exciting facts about Bangladesh today. And later, you will find information about the cricket team. Bangladesh gained independence in 1972. Its official name is the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Some interesting facts about Bangladesh are-

  1. Bangladesh is the eighth-most populous country globally, having more than 163 million people.
  2. It neighbors India, Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal, and China.
  3. The trends in Bangladesh follow the trends in India.
  4. Kabaddi is the national game of Bangladesh.
  5. Cricket is the most loved sport in Bangladesh, like other South-Asian nations.

Bangladesh Cricket Team History

Bangladesh is a good team formed of great players. It became a part of the ICC in 1977. Captains have changed over the years from 2003 to the present. The complete list of all ODI captains is shared below.

NumberNameYearPlayedWonTiedLostNo result
1Gazi Ashraf1986-199070070
2Minhajul Abedin199020020
3Akram Khan1995-19981510140
4Aminul Islam1998-20001620140
5Naimur Rahman2000–200140040
6Khaled Mashud2001-20063040242
7Khaled Mahmud20031500150
8Habibul Bashar2004-200769290400
9Rajin Saleh200420020
10Mohammad Ashraful2007–20093880300
11Shakib Al Hasan2009–201147220250
12Mushfiqur Rahim2011–present31021

The table shows the change in team’s leadership over the years. Do you want to know some exciting things about Bangladeshi players? We have selected their first records and other highlights for you to enjoy. Find the information on current squad members. Also, get the tabled records of their test matches.

Current Squad of Bangladesh Cricket Team

NameAgeBatting styleBowling styleFormatS/NRemarks
Batsmen
Mahmudullah36RightRight-arm off-breakODI, T20I30T20I Captain
Najmul Hossain Shanto23LeftRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI, T20I99
Tamim Iqbal33LeftRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI28ODI Captain
Mominul Haque30LeftSlow left-arm orthodoxTest7Test Captain
Afif Hossain22RightRight-arm off-breakODI, T20I18
Yasir Ali26RightRight-arm off-breakTest, ODI, T20I26
Shadman Islam27LeftRight-arm medium-fastTest, ODI, T20I10
Mohammad Naim22LeftRight-arm medium-fastTest, ODI, T20I23
Mahmudul Hasan Joy21RightTest, ODI 
Mohammad Mithun32RightRight-arm medium-fastODI, T20I8
Soumya Sarkar29LeftRight-arm medium-fastODI, T20I59
Munim Shahriar24RightRight-arm medium-fastT20I 
All-rounders
Shakib Al Hasan35LeftSlow left-arm orthodoxTest, ODI, T20I75
Wicket-keepers
Liton Das27RightTest, ODI, T20I16
Mushfiqur Rahim35RightTest, ODI, T20I15
Nurul Hasan28RightTest, ODI, T20I81
Spin Bowlers
Mehidy Hasan Miraz24RightRight arm off breakTest, ODI53
Taijul Islam30LeftSlow left-arm orthodoxTest12
Mahedi Hasan27RightRight arm off breakODI, T20I55
Nasum Ahmed27LeftSlow left-arm orthodoxODI, T20I10
Pace Bowlers
Taskin Ahmed27LeftRight-arm fastTest, ODI, T20I3
Shoriful Islam20LeftLeft-arm medium fastTest, ODI, T20I47
Ebadot Hossain28RightRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI58
Mustafizur Rahman26LeftLeft-arm fast mediumODI, T20I90
Abu Jayed29RightRight-arm fast mediumTest17
Khaled Ahmed29RightRight-arm fast mediumTest, ODI 
Shohidul Islam27RightRight-arm fast mediumODI, T20I 

Bangladesh Cricket Team Test Records

CategoryRecordOpponentDateVenue
Highest team total638Sri Lanka8-12 March 2013Galle
Lowest Team Total43West Indies4-8 JulyNorth Sound
Highest Individual Score219* ( Mushfiqur Rahim)Zimbabwe12 November 2018Dhaka
Most individual runs in a match281 – Mominul Haque (176 and 105)Sri Lanka2018Chittagong
Best individual bowling figures in an innings8/39 – Taijul IslamZimbabwe25-27 October 2014Dhaka
Best individual bowling figures in a match12/117 – Mehedi Hasan Miraz (7/59 and 5/58)West Indies30 November – 2 December 2018Dhaka

Conclusion

Bangladesh cricket team is one of the newest teams, but it has made its mark. The team has won matches against powerful opponents. The fans are anticipating how they will perform in the upcoming Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh and ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. You can catch the matches live on crickex app

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