Bangladesh created history by defeating Afghanistan by 546 runs, made this great record

Bangladesh created history by defeating Afghanistan by 546 runs, made this great record

Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by 546 runs in the only Test match played at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. This is the biggest win in Test cricket in the 21st century.

Bangladesh scored 382 runs in its first innings. In response, Afghanistan’s team was all out for 146 runs. After that, Bangladesh declared in the second innings by scoring 425 runs for 4 wickets and got Afghanistan all out in just 115 runs. In this way, Bangladesh registered a huge victory of 546 runs. This is the third biggest win in the history of Test cricket.

In the only Test against Afghanistan, both Bangladesh’s batsmen and bowlers performed brilliantly. In the first innings, opener Mahmudal Hasan scored 76 runs and number three batsman Najmul Hussain Shanto scored a brilliant century of 146 runs. At the same time, Mushfiqur Rahim scored 47 and Mehndi Hassan Miraj scored 48 runs. After that fast bowler Ibadat Hussain took four wickets in bowling. On the other hand, Taijul Islam, Mehndi Hasan Miraj and Shoriful Islam got mixed success.

In the second innings for Bangladesh, Najmul Hussain Shanto once again scored a century. This time Shanto scored 124 runs. He got the player of the match award for scoring a century in both the innings. Apart from this, Mominul Haque had scored 121 runs. While opener Zakir Hasan scored 71 and captain Liton Dase scored 66 runs. In bowling, Taskin Ahmed took four wickets and Shoriful Islam took three wickets. Ibadat Hussain and Mehndi Hasan Miraj got one success each.

Bangladesh won the test by 546 runs breaking 112 year old record
Bangladesh now has the third biggest win in terms of runs in Test cricket. In this record list, England is at number one and Australia at number two. In 1928, England won by 675 runs. When Australia won the Test match in 1934 by 562 runs.

Amit Darji

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