The Bangladeshi team players have spent a lot of free time as international cricket has been stopped for a long time due to Corona’s black paw. After that, after returning to international cricket following the rules of hygiene, the Bangladesh team started winning game after game playing cricket in Dapat. And in that, Tamim Iqbal’s side set the record for most ODI wins in 2021. But the red-green representatives ended the year with a flurry of Tests and T20s.
Bangladesh wins most ODI matches
Due to the coronavirus, few one-day international cricket matches have been played in 2021. A total of 73 ODI matches have been played this year. Sri Lanka has played the most 15 games. They are followed by Ireland who has played 14 matches. And Bangladesh played 12 matches.
Russell Domingo’s disciples have won 8 in just 12 ODIs. This is the highest winning record for any country this year. Three defeats on tour in New Zealand in March and a home loss to Sri Lanka. Apart from that, he has won three matches in the Zimbabwe round, three in the home series against West Indies, and two matches for Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh in one-day internationals in 2021
The West Indies cricket team visited Bangladesh in the first month of the year. Both teams have played three ODI matches in this series. In the first match, excellent bowling by Shakib Al Hasan, Hasan Mahmud and Mostafizur Rahman saw Bangladesh lose 6 wickets to the visitors. The Tigers confirmed the series with a 7-wicket victory in the second game. And in game three, the disciples of Russell Domingo beat the Caribbean with a 120-point victory thanks to fifty from Tamim, Shakib, Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah Riyad.
After that, the team returned whitewashed after visiting New Zealand. Bangladesh also played three matches there. Then in 2021, the Tigers played five more games and lost just one. Won the remaining five matches.
Bangladesh beat the Rhodesians to win each of three ODIs in Zimbabwe. Later, the hosts played three matches against Sri Lanka at home. Bangladesh won the first two games and won the series but did not win the next game.
Bangladesh in an international test match in 2021
In 2021, under Muminul Haque, the Bangladesh team played a total of seven test matches. The Tigers have lost all five matches. Won and drew each.
Bangladesh played two test matches against West Innings earlier this year. The Tigers did not win either of these two home test matches. The chance to win Game 1 was created, but the Cariboys prevailed thanks to Kyle Meas’ undefeated double century in Game 1. The hosts didn’t win the following game either.
However, Muminul Haqra won in the third game of the year. The team won the game in Zimbabwe by a whopping margin of 220 points. In the following series, Sri Lanka drew one game but lost the other. And after the T20 World Cup, the Muminuls lost two home games very badly against Pakistan.
Series of 3 matches T20. Bangladesh won 2-1. In the first match, Bangladesh won by 8 wickets eliminating Zimbabwe for 152 runs. By winning this game, Bangladesh also won the hundredth T20 in ODI and Tests. The Tigers beat India in the 100th ODI and Sri Lanka in the test.
Bangladesh in T20 international matches in 2021
Played a total of 24 games in the T20 international in 2021. Where they won only 9 games. Bangladesh lost the remaining 15 matches. This year, the first match of the T20 was played against New Zealand. Mahmudullah Riyad Bahini lost all three sets of matches during his visit there.
However, Bangladesh won the next two series. Australia beat Australia 4-1 in the home series. A few days later they won against New Zealand 3-2. Then there was the Tigers World Cup mission. There, after winning two games in the first round, they lost them all. And after the World Cup, they lost three home T20 matches to Pakistan.
T20 World Cup mission
Russell Domingo’s men will have the confidence to do well after beating strong teams like Australia and New Zealand in the series ahead of the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. But when New Zealand lost by 6 points to Scotland in the opening game of the World Cup, it was hard to get to the main stage. However, after beating hosts Oman and Papua New Guinea, the Tigers somehow made it to the Super Twelve. However, Mahmudullah was not noticed by anyone in Super Twelve. Losing all five matches, they were eliminated from the World Cup.
Mushfiqur Rahim, ICC Cricketer of the Month
Mushfiqur Rahim is incomparable with the bat in May. In recognition of this, he became the first cricketer from Bangladesh to receive the ICC Massera award. Mushfiqur scored 237 runs at an average of 79 in the 3-game ODI series against the Lankans. He was then selected as the best player of May by former cricketers, sports commentators and journalists and veteran fans, beating Pakistani Hasan Ali and Sri Lankan veteran Jayawickrama.
Mahmudullah withdraws from test in Riyadh
Mahmudullah Riyadh has been called up to the only Test squad to tour Zimbabwe after almost a year and a half. Mahmudullah Bajimat returned to the test team after 16 months. Played a brilliant 150-carry run to save the team from the brink. But the game against Zimbabwe was the last game of his career. Rumors of sudden retirement. His teammates also presented him with a guard of honor on the last day of the match. Although Mahmudullah’s retreat has not yet dispelled the fog. On the tour, however, Bajimat Tigers. After winning the only Test, they are in possession of the 3-game ODI series. The Red-Green representatives finished the tour by winning the T20 series 2-1.
Shakib is ICC Cricketer of the Month
Shakib’s unstoppable Zimbabwe tour. The versatile player won the ICC Cricketer of the Month award for July, beating Australia’s Mitchell Marsh and West Indian Hayden Walsh Jr. In the only test of the tour, he was unable to enjoy the stick but did take 5 wickets. Shakib became the highest wicket-taker with 8 wickets in the 3-game series including 5 wickets in the first ODI. He went a 96-point unbeaten run in one game.