Bangladesh vs New Zealand: How The World Reacted To Bangladesh’s First Test Win In New Zealand | Cricket News


The smile on each of Bangladesh cricket team players was there to see as they scripted a historic eight-wicket win against hosts New Zealand at Mount Maunganui on Wednesday. Fast bowler Ebadot Hossain starred with the ball as he registered his career best figures to dismantle the batting line-up of the hosts in the second innings. The win, Bangladesh’s first in 32 attempts in all formats in New Zealand, was acknowledged by several current and former players, cricket analysts as well as experts.

India’s Dinesh Karthik took to Twitter to send in his congratulations to Bangladesh on the win. He wrote:

“Well done @BCBtigers, to win against the WTC champions is an awesome effort. Also hope they realize what they can achieve when they play on some good wickets which help both batters and bowlers.
Congratulations.”

Former cricketer Parthiv Patel also congratulated the Bangladesh side for their superb effort on foreign soil. He wrote:

“Incredible advertisement for the health of Test. Bangladesh breaks New Zealand’s run of 17 Tests unbeaten at home!!!
#NZvsBan #BANvsNZ.”

Several others joined the list and wished the Asian side on their victory:

Sandeep Lamichhane wrote:

“What a golden day for @BCBtigers today! History has been created. Congratulations to everyone on this amazing win over @BLACKCAPS. #NZvBAN.”

Shakib Al Hasan also sent congratulatory message on Twitter:

“What a way to start the year for Bangladesh cricket. Big congratulations to captain, players and coaching staff.”

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“Outstanding performance by our fast bowler and equally well played by all the batsmen. Enjoy the day. You guys deserve all the credit.”

Abhinav Mukund and Stephen Fleming wrote:

“Most of us in this part of the world missed live action but Bangladesh pulled off a heist to start their 2022 with a bang! Congratulations @BCBtigers on your first Test win against New Zealand, you can be very proud of this achievement. #BANvsNZ.”

In 61 Test matches played by the Bangladesh cricket team, this was only their sixth Test win overall no foreign soil.

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