Bangladesh-Sri Lanka 100th Test Match

Sri Lanka captain Rangana Herath's full toss and Mehedi Miraz sweeping that to the deep backward square leg means not only hitting the winning runs of an ordinary test match, those are extremely precious runs for winning the ninth test match and what best could we have expected than winning it on the occasion of playing Bangladesh's 100th test match. It definitely was fitting to see the captain Mushfiqur Rahim while he was running and cheering aloud. His sixth test win as a captain and incredibly valuable indeed. It was an encouraging series draw (1-1) but for the very first time Bangladeshi boys beat Sri Lanka and they beat the lions on their home soil- astonishing the result for the team and the country. Stalwarts like Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal were 'key' to the victory in this memorable test match, however contributions from the young guns Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Miraz, Soumya Sarkar, Mustafizur Rahman, Sabbir Rahman proved that Bangladesh are right on money- that these young lads will in near future, will take the accomplishments or the burdens on their responsible shoulders. People can notice how brilliantly Bangladesh's young members are growing ever so steadily in recent years.  The win definitely was celebrated by the Bangladeshis, living in Bangladesh and abroad. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called the team and conveyed her wishes and thanks for pulling off such an epic, historic victory. National Manager of BCB Game Development Department, Nazmul Abedin Fahim said the regularity of playing tests with England, New Zealand, India and then Sri Lanka is the main foundation of the victory. The privilege of continuation of test matches has paid off and the players have taken full advantage of it. Since October, Bangladesh has taken part in four tes

By Taufique Ahmed on সোমবার, ২০ মার্চ ২০১৭ ১৪:৫১