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Indian team should not be cozy against Bangladesh

Bangladesh team started playing ODI cricket on 31 March 1986 against Pakistan. Bangladesh took 12 years to win their first ODI and it was against Kenya 17th May 1998. But since then Bangladesh has emerged as good side and giving tough competition to their opponents.

Bangladesh has surprised many big teams at the ICC World Cup stages. The first ever their biggest win came again Pakistan in ICC World Cup 1999. They defeated Pakistan by 62 runs in that game and after that they amazed India by defeating them in 2007 world cup and because of this India have to exit the World Cup in group stages only.

Indian team must play there natural game and with the positive frame of mind and not to be complacent against the minnows otherwise they know that Bangladesh be a dangerous team on a their day. As Bangladesh has shown in this tournament what they are capable of as they beat New Zealand by 5 wickets and entered in the first 50 over game semi final.

Here are the Bangladesh’s World Cup and other matches win’s against major teams.

Year  Stage Venue Scores Result
31-May-99 WC Northampton Ban 223/9, Pak 161/10 Ban won by 62 runs
17-Mar-07 WC Port of Spain, T&T Ind 191/10, Ban 192/5 Ban won by 5 wickets
07-Apr-07 WC Guyana Ban 251/8, SA 184/10 Ban won by 67 runs
11-Mar-11 WC Chittogong Eng 225/10, Ban 226/8 Ban won by  wickets
09-Mar-15 WC Adelaide Oval Ban 275/7, Eng 260/10 Ban won by 15 runs
Date Venue Scores Result
26-Dec-04 Dhaka, Ban Ban 229/9, Ind 214/10 Ban won by 15 runs
18-Jun-05 Cardiff, Eng Aus 249/5, Ban 250/5 Ban won by 5 wickets
10-Jul-10 Bristol, Eng Ban 236/7, Eng  231/10 Ban won by 5 runs
9-Jun-17 Eng NZ 265/8, Ban 268/5 Ban won by 5 wickets

Last two ODI Series played by Bangladesh at home

Date Venue Scores Result
10-Jul-15 Dhaka Ban 160/10, SA 164/2 SA won by 8 wkts
12-Jul-15 Dhaka SA 162/10, Ban 167/3 Ban won by 7 wkts
15-Jul-15 Chittagong SA 168/9, Ban 170/1 Ban won by 9 wkts
18-Jul-15 Dhaka Ban 307/10, Ind 228 Ban won by 79
21-Jul-15 Dhaka Ind 200/10, Ban 200/4 Ban won by 6 wkts (D/L)
24-Jul-15 Dhaka Ind 317/6, Ban 240/10 Ind won by 77 runs

India and Bangladesh Top 5 highest & Lowest scores in ODI’s


Rank Score Opponent Venue
1 418-5 (50 overs)  West Indies Indore
2 414-7 (50 overs)  Sri Lanka Rajkot
3 413-5 (50 overs)  Bermuda Port of Spain
4 404-5 (50 overs)  Sri Lanka Kolkata
5 401-3 (50 overs)  South Africa Gwalior
Rank Score Opponent Venue Date
1 54 (26.3 overs)  Sri Lanka Sharjah 29-Oct-00
2 63 (25.5 overs)  Australia Sydney 08-Jan-81
3 78 (24.1 overs)  Sri Lanka Kanpur 24-Dec-86
4 79 (34.2 overs)  Pakistan Sialkot 13-Oct-78
5 88 (29.3 overs)  New Zealand Dambulla 10-Aug-10


Score Inns Opponent Venue Date
329/6 (50 ovrs) 1st  Pakistan Dhaka 17-Apr-15
326/3 (50 ovrs) 1st  Pakistan Dhaka 04-Mar-14
322/4 (48.1 ovrs) 2nd  Scotland Nelson 05-Mar-15
320/8 (50 ovrs) 1st  Zimbabwe Bulawayo 11-Aug-09
313/6 (47.5 ovrs) 2nd  Zimbabwe Bulawayo 16-Aug-09
Score Inns Opponent Venue Date
58 (18.5 ovrs) 1st  West Indies Dhaka 04-Mar-11
58 (17.4 ovrs) 2nd  India Dhaka 17-Jun-14
70 (24.4 ovrs) 2nd  West Indies St. George’s 22-Aug-14
74 (27.4 ovrs) 2nd  Australia Darwin 30-Aug-08
76 (30.1 ovrs) 1st  Sri Lanka Colombo 05-Aug-02
76 (27.4 ovrs) 2nd  India Dhaka 11-Apr-03

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