What is the national cricket team of Bangladesh called?

What is the national cricket team of Bangladesh called?

The Bangladesh men’s national cricket team (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ জাতীয় ক্রিকেট দল), popularly known as ‘The Tigers’, is administered by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). It is a Full Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One-Day International (ODI) status.

Does Bangladesh play Test cricket?

There is a strong domestic league which on many occasions also saw Test players from many countries ( Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, and England) gracing the cricket fields of Bangladesh. In the year 2000 Bangladesh became a full member of the International Cricket Council, which allows the national team to play Test cricket.

What is the history of Bangladesh Cricket Board?

Its first constitution was drafted in 1976. The board changed its name, dropping “control” from its title, in January 2007. The president of the BCB is appointed by the government of Bangladesh. The board also controls the team’s sponsorship. Since 2003 telecommunications company Grameenphone has sponsored the men and women’s national teams.

Who is the most famous cricketer in Bangladesh?

Cricket in Bangladesh. At present among the most popular cricket players in Bangladesh, Tammim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hassan, Musfiqur Rahim and Mashrafee Bin Mortaza ( captain). All these players are very talented so Bangladesh is either the winner or the runners up since the last few years.

Is Bangladesh still not suited to Test cricket?

Pundits Mike Atherton and Richie Benaud criticised the team’s performances and suggested Bangladesh was not yet suited to Test cricket. A triangular ODI series with England and Australia followed.

What happened to Bangladesh cricket team in 2012 World Twenty20?

Bangladesh crashed out of the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 by losing to New Zealand and Pakistan in the first round. After only four months at the helm, Pybus notified the BCB of his unwillingness to continue due to issues with his contract and interference from administration.