Bangladesh Cricket- Team of the Tigers
Cricket is the legacy that the British left behind for the Indian subcontinent. This bat and ball field sport surpassed football in popularity by the late 1990s in Bangladesh. Their team now plays Test matches, One Day matches and the Twenty20 matches. The Bangladesh Cricket tickets are available to buy or sell on StubHub to watch The Tigers, as they have been nicknamed, due to the aggressive nature of the beast, which matches their style.
The Team’s Journey in the Sport
Bangladesh played cricket internationally for the first time in England in 1979. They played their first test match against India National Cricket Team in 2000 in Dhaka. It was a big feat for their cricket team to defeat Pakistan National Cricket Team and Scotland in the World Cup in England in 1999. That’s when they started getting noticed for their prowess. The people of Bangladesh take cricket very seriously and see it as a symbol of national unity. Due to the popularity of the team, you can list the Bangladesh cricket tickets for sale on StubHub with ease. They reached the Super Eights stage in the 2007 World cup and defeated South Africa, which made them shine amongst their peers. They played their 100th test match in March 2017 against Sri Lanka National Cricket Team. Bangladesh has some very well-equipped and state of the art cricket stadiums, where all levels of cricket matches have been hosted. Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium and Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium were used more recently for test matches. There are at least two more stadiums under construction with much higher capacities of up to 100,000.
Some Highlights and World Records
Mohammad Ashraful of the Bangladesh cricket team was only 17 years and 61 days old when he made 114 runs playing against Sri Lanka. It was his debut in a test match. He holds the record of being the youngest test match player to make a century. He definitely fits the title of ‘Tiger’. Some of the most popular and well-known cricket players on the Bangladesh team over the years include Khaled Mashud, their best wicket-keeper and batsman; Mahmudullah, whose off-spin made the batsmen spin; Shakib Al Hasan, who has been deemed an all-rounder known for his left-arm bowling; Tamim Iqbal, known for being one of the greatest batsmen ever, and last but not least, Mushfiqur Rahim, nick-named the pocket-sized dynamite and under fire behind the wickets. Don’t be surprised if after reading about the thrilling feats of the Bangladesh Cricket team, the ardent cricket fans out there want to watch their favourite players in action. The Bangladesh cricket tickets can be sold and bought at StubHub. Don’t miss out and be part of the excitement!