Since last two years, Bangladesh cricket is on the rise, especially in the ODI cricket, where they achieved many glories, including a historical series win against mighty team India. In test cricket too, Following their landmark win against England in Dhaka in October 2016, a lot was expected from the team. The second and final Test against Sri Lanka, at the P Sara Oval in Colombo, will be Bangladesh’s 100th Test match. So far they have won eight Test matches, one more than New Zealand, who had only seven wins in their first 100 Tests.
Under Sri Lanka born coach Chandika Hathurasinghe They have improved in recent matches, drawing their home series against England before dragging their last four Tests into the fifth day.
“We are doing the right thing, that’s why we have been competitive in all these games,” Hathurusinghe told reporters in Colombo on Sunday.
Former captain Habibul Bashar, who played Bangladesh’s inaugural Test against India in 2000, said the team must win more games to prove their detractors wrong.