Bangladesh


Rankings:  ODI - 7th, Test - 9th, Twenty20 - 10th

BAN Bio

A full member of the International Cricket Council with Test and one-day international status, Bangladesh played its first Test match against India in 2000. The Asian minnows made their official international cricket debut at the 1979 ICC Trophy in England, where they had mixed results, leaving the tournament with 2 wins and 2 defeats. But it was only in the year 1986 that Bangladesh played its first ODI match against Pakistan in the Asia Cup.

With cricket getting more popular among the Bangladeshi people, the game got a fillip when the team won the ICC Trophy in Malaysia in 1997. Also known as "The Tigers", they qualified for the 1999 ICC Cricket World Cup for the first time. Nobody really gave Bangladesh much attention at the tournament until a shock win over Pakistan in a group phase match made everyone sit up and take notice. Test status was granted to Bangladesh in June 2000. At the end of 2007, the side had played in 49 Tests, winning only once against a Zimbabwe team that was already weakened by the loss of several key players. There has been criticism that the team's performance has been under par and this has led to repeated calls for them to lose their Test status.

Bangladesh co-hosted the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup along with India and Sri Lanka, but unfortunately, failed to qualify for the knock-out stage, thereby ending their World Cup campaign in disappointment.

BAN Records

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Win percentage against other teams
Team Played Won Lost Tie NR Win %
Australia 4 0 4 0 0 0
England 8 0 8 0 0 0
India 8 0 6 0 2 0
New Zealand 11 0 8 0 3 0
Pakistan 10 0 9 0 1 0
South Africa 10 0 8 0 2 0
Sri Lanka 16 0 14 0 2 0
West Indies 12 2 8 0 2 17
 
Zimbabwe 14 5 6 0 3 36
 
  • Highest Individual Score:
    Tamim Iqbal - 206 runs
  • Best Bowling:
  • Prolific Batsman:
    Tamim Iqbal. Total: 3118 runs in 42 matches with a batting average of 38.97
  • Prolific Bowler:
    Shakib Al Hasan. Total: 147 wickets in 42 matches with an average economy of 3.00
Win percentage against other teams
Team Played Won Lost Tie NR Win %
Afghanistan 2 1 1 0 0 50
 
Australia 19 1 18 0 0 5
 
Bermuda 2 2 0 0 0 100
 
Canada 2 1 1 0 0 50
 
England 16 3 13 0 0 19
 
Hong Kong 1 1 0 0 0 100
 
India 32 5 26 0 1 16
 
Ireland 7 5 2 0 0 71
 
Kenya 14 8 6 0 0 57
 
Netherlands 2 1 1 0 0 50
 
New Zealand 25 8 17 0 0 32
 
Pakistan 35 4 31 0 0 11
 
Scotland 4 4 0 0 0 100
 
South Africa 17 3 14 0 0 18
 
Sri Lanka 38 4 33 0 1 11
 
United Arab Emirates 1 1 0 0 0 100
 
West Indies 28 7 19 0 2 25
 
Zimbabwe 64 35 29 0 0 55
 
  • Highest Individual Score:
    Tamim Iqbal - 154 runs
  • Best Bowling:
  • Prolific Batsman:
    Tamim Iqbal. Total: 4581 runs in 150 matches with a batting average of 31.37
  • Prolific Bowler:
    Abdur Razzak. Total: 207 wickets in 153 matches with an average economy of 4.56
Win percentage against other teams
Team Played Won Lost Tie NR Win %
Afghanistan 1 1 0 0 0 100
 
Australia 3 0 3 0 0 0
Hong Kong 1 0 1 0 0 0
India 2 0 2 0 0 0
Ireland 4 3 1 0 0 75
 
Kenya 1 1 0 0 0 100
 
Nepal 1 1 0 0 0 100
 
Netherlands 2 1 1 0 0 50
 
New Zealand 3 0 3 0 0 0
Pakistan 8 1 7 0 0 13
 
Scotland 1 0 1 0 0 0
South Africa 4 0 4 0 0 0
Sri Lanka 4 0 4 0 0 0
West Indies 6 2 3 0 1 33
 
Zimbabwe 3 2 1 0 0 67
 
  • Highest Individual Score:
    Tamim Iqbal - 88 runs
  • Best Bowling:
  • Prolific Batsman:
    Shakib Al Hasan. Total: 843 runs in 38 matches with a batting average of 24.08
  • Prolific Bowler:
    Shakib Al Hasan. Total: 45 wickets in 38 matches with an average economy of 6.49
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