It took Bangladesh 23 ODIs to win their maiden match in this format, back in 1998, when the red and green defeated Kenya. Now the Tigers have become an admirable team in world cricket, awaiting their 100th ODI win.
With the victory in the first match against Afghanistan, Bangladesh has completed 99 ODI win in 313 matches. Time has changed. Bangladesh team is now full of promising players. Shakib, Tamim, Mushfiqur, Mashrafe have taken Bangladesh cricket into another level.
Shakib-Al-Hasan, world’s best ODI all rounder has become the global ambassador for Tiger cricket. Young stars like Mustafizur, Taskin, Soumya, Sabbir have made the team balanced. The road was never smooth.
There was time when Tiger fans had to wait years for just a single win. Since their historic win against Pakistan in 1999 World Cup, Bangladesh had to wait 47 matches for the next victory. Since the quarter-final berth at 2015 ICC ODI World Cup, Bangladesh have won the series against India, Pakistan, South Africa at home.