Wednesday, July 27, 2016


Bangladesh Cricket Team, at the present time, is one of the best teams in the world and 2nd best team in Asia, as they are runners up in the Asia Cup Cricket, 2016. The performances in the field have ranked them with good position in point table among the test and one day playing countries. Yes, this is the article about all types of news and information about the team. During reading you will be able to gather a huge number of knowledge that you did not know- may be. All of the team members’ records of the bowling and the batting are described here. Besides, you can get the info about board, team stuff, coach and more others.

Bangladesh Cricket Team Photo
Bangladesh Cricket Team Photo

The story of Bangladesh Cricket has started from the British period to India-Pakistan period and finally of Bangladesh from 1971, cricket has got its popularity with culture and tradition. And now, in the year 2016, Bangladesh is considered as a nation of “Cricket Crazy” on the planet.
Bangladesh is located in the area of the Indian sub-continent and it has a profound relationship with cricketing history since the period of British government. The popularity of cricket has growth in all countries of the sub-continent, Bangladesh also not different at this point. The cricket is the most popular game in the country.

All Tigers from the Bangladesh cricket team 2016

We can say about the present Bangladesh Cricket Team is raising tigers. The team is consisted with young, optimistic players and all of them are contributing the best of them from own side. We must say about the current and the most successful captain ever, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, other players like Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Taskin Ahmed, Alamin Hossain and many more, along with the batting, balling and field coaches.

The current Bangladesh Cricket Team of 2016 is based on the ancient players like Akram Khan, Mohammad Rafiq, Minhazul Abedin Nannu, and many more. They have started the winning sequences and that is still running by their next comings.

Here is the short description of all players of Bangladesh Cricket Team 2016:

1. Mashrafe Mortaza
2. Shakib Al Hasan
3. Mushfiqur Rahim
4. Tamim Iqbal
5. Mahmudullah
6. Nasir Hossain
7. Mustafizur Rahman
8. Anamul Haque Bijoy
9. Sabbir Rahman
10. Al-Amin Hossain
11. Imrul Kayes
12. Soumya Sarkar
13. Taskin Ahmed
14. Arafat Sunny
15. Mohammad Rubel Hossain

Bangladesh Cricket coach and selectors

Chandika Hathurusingha is the current coach of Bangladesh Cricket team who was a former cricketer of Sri Lanka cricket.  He was former coaches of the UAE, Sri Lanka, domestic level of Australian crickets like Sydney Thunder and New South Wales.

The chief selector of Bangladesh Cricket team is Mr. Faruk Ahmed (who is a well-known cricket figure of the country, was a right-handed batsman at the session of 1998-1999) and his deputies are Minhajul Abedin (a right-handed, prolific batsman, played in the session of 1986 to 1999) and Habibul Bashar (the former captain of the national team with huge successes for the country is a right-arm batsman, who is keeping the record of having the highest run for Bangladesh cricket team in the Test cricket matches).

Bangladesh Cricket Team’s yearly records

Yearly records are not bad at all of Bangladesh cricket team for the Test, One Day International (ODI) and T20 matches. The team is the best in ODIs among all formats. But, some players have come out with all-round performances.
Test and T20 records of Bangladesh National Team are not sound yet. Since getting the “Test Status” in 2000, they played first match against India and lose the match by 9 wickets. It looks like that the team must develop to their Test format with capacity, batting, bowling and fielding department as well.

Test Summary from 2000-2015 of total 93 Test matches

There is nothing to highlight for Test cricket of Bangladesh Cricket Team except some personal achievements like only one double-century by Mushfiqur Rahim against Sri Lanka, some centuries by different players and some wickets, otherwise, all records are opposite of the team. Have a look on the summary of Bangladesh Test matches below-

Here is the summary of Test Cricket:

Year Won Lose Draw & abandoned
2000-2015 7 71 15

Test matches from 2000-2015:

Year Matches Won Lost Draw & Abandoned Opposition
2003-2006 4 0 4 0 v Australia
2003-2010 8 0 8 0 v England
2000-2015 8 0 6 2 v India
2001-2013 11 0 8 3 v New Zealand
2001-2015 10 0 9 1 v Pakistan
2002-2015 10 0 8 2 v South Africa
2001-2014 16 0 14 2 v Sri Lanka
2002-2014 12 2 8 2 v West Indies
2001-2014 14 5 6 3 v Zimbabwe

ODI Summary from 1998-2015 of total 312 ODI matches

Bangladesh cricket team is in the better position among Test and T20 games. They have secured 7th position among the Test playing countries. They have kept behind Pakistan, West Indies, and etc. strong and senior teams of cricket. Here is the record summary of ODIs of Bangladesh:

Year Won Lose Draw & abandoned
2000-2016 98 210 4

ODI matches from 1988-2015

Year Mat Won Lost Tied NR % Opposition
2014-2015 2 1 1 0 0 50.00 v Afghanistan
1990-2011 19 1 18 0 0 5.26 v Australia
2007-2007 2 2 0 0 0 100.00 v Bermuda
2003-2007 2 1 1 0 0 50.00 v Canada
2000-2015 16 3 13 0 0 18.75 v England
2004-2004 1 1 0 0 0 100.00 v Hong Kong
1988-2015 32 5 26 0 1 16.12 v India
2007-2011 7 5 2 0 0 71.42 v Ireland
1997-2006 14 8 6 0 0 57.14 v Kenya
2010-2011 2 1 1 0 0 50.00 v Netherlands
1990-2015 25 8 17 0 0 32.00 v New Zealand
1986-2015 35 4 31 0 0 11.42 v Pakistan
1999-2015 4 4 0 0 0 100.00 v Scotland
2002-2015 17 3 14 0 0 17.64 v South Africa
1986-2015 38 4 33 0 1 10.81 v Sri Lanka
2008-2008 1 1 0 0 0 100.00 v United Arab Emirates
1999-2014 28 7 19 0 2 26.92 v West Indies
1997-2015 67 39 28 0 0 58.20 v Zimbabwe

T20 records from 2006-2016 (March, 11)

Although, the format of T20 game has introduced not for a long period of time, the records of T20 for Bangladesh is not much to say. But, if we look the record sheet, we will find that Bangladesh Cricket Team is gradually doing better day by day. So, with the passage of time they will grow up to make heavy their team records. Here is the summary of T20 records:

Year Won Lose Draw & abandoned
2006 0 1 0
2007 2 5 0
2008 0 2 0
2009 0 3 0
2010 0 3 0
2011 1 1 0
2012 4 5 0
2013 1 3 0
2014 2 7 1
2015 2 3 0
2016 6 4 1

As a organizer of the big tournaments

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has organized many big tournaments as the host country. Here is the short list of the tournaments that organized by the BCB with most successful:
  • The first ICC “Mini World Cup” cricket that was a knockout tournament was hosted by the Bangladesh Cricket Board in 1998
  • The Bangladesh Cricket Board was co-host with India of the world cup cricket in 2011 and completed its Bangladesh part with success and scored best as a host country of world cup cricket ever
  • Bangladesh Cricket Board hosts the Asia Cup cricket and continuing as the host of 3 consecutive Asia Cup Cricket in Bangladesh in 2012, 2014, 2016.
So, the stories of Bangladesh Cricket Team 2016 are the process of ongoing. The team is improving their performances with batting, bowling, and fielding. The players are also developing the personal records by contributing for the team. The team is changing with positive development and growth of Bangladesh cricket. For the hard work of the cricketers, the president, chairman and other members of the BCB, Bangladesh Cricket has reached in the standard levels with other countries like India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, New Zealand, and Australia. It has made a good position on the point table of various statistics, including team and cricketers’ personal records as well.


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