Former skipper Habibul Bashar has stated that 1999 version of the Cricket World Cup is what went on to vary Bangladesh cricket. That was the Asian facet’s first-ever look in an ICC match and whereas they didn’t qualify for the Tremendous Six, the Aminul Islam-led facet did go on to stun the eventual finalists Pakistan by 62 runs of their group conflict at Northampton.
In the meantime, Bangladesh have blown cold and warm within the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Whereas they did register a hard-fought nine-run win over the Netherlands of their match opener, the Shakib Al Hasan-led facet suffered a humiliating 104-run loss of their subsequent recreation in opposition to South Africa.
“This (taking part in the World Cup) is a really large opportinity for any nation. The 1999 World Cup went on to vary Bangladesh cricket. It really made a distinction in Bangladesh cricket. After 99 World Cup, it generated lots of curiosity within the nation. So, it is vitally vital for them (affiliate) groups to play within the World Cups and cricket will get recognition of their nations,” stated Bashar whereas talking on ‘BatBricks7 presents Run Ki Runneeti’ on CrickTracker.
“It is extremely good for cricket to produce other nations coming within the mainstream and these groups can really carry out. Should you take a look at these groups they’re beating large groups. So, it is vitally good for cricket and it is vitally good for the affiliate nations. So, it superb for the match and it’s a very large step from the ICC,” he added.
After that mammoth 104-run defeat by the hands of South Africa, Bangladesh have to win all their remaining video games and will need to have a supreme NRR as effectively for making additional developments within the competitors. They’re presently going through Zimbabwe on the The Gabba in Brisbane.
The Zimbabweans who had outclassed Pakistan within the final recreation have misplaced their top-order chasing 151 and now, it stays to be seen whether or not the Bangladesh bowlers can apply a maintain on them and are available out on prime with an enormous win.
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