In recent years, Bangladesh has advanced significantly in the world of cricket. The squad has seen several difficult losses, but they have also experienced some remarkable triumphs. In this article, we’ll examine a few of Bangladesh’s team records, concentrating on the biggest losing margins by balls remaining.
|Number||By balls Remaining||Margin (by runs)||Contender||Venue|
|1||264||10||New Zealand||New Zealand|
|3||228||10||South Africa||South Africa|
|5||206||8||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka|
In 2002 against Sri Lanka
In a 2002 game against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh suffered one of its most catastrophic defeats. The ICC Champions Trophy game was placed in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. As Sri Lanka batted first, they amassed a staggering 302 for 7 in just 50 overs. Bangladesh’s reply saw them bowled out for just 112 in 34.1 overs. This meant that Sri Lanka won the game with 100 balls yet to play, by a huge margin.
2003: Versus South Africa
Bangladesh suffered one of its worst defeats ever in a 2003 match against South Africa. The game was played as a part of the ICC World Cup in East London. In their 50 overs, while batting first, South Africa amassed a total of 306 for 6. In retaliation, Bangladesh was dismissed for 160 runs in 44.3 overs. This meant that South Africa won the game with 94 balls still to play, by a huge margin.
2004: Versus India
When Bangladesh played India in a game in 2004, they suffered yet another crushing loss. India batted first during the game in Dhaka, compiling 330 for 6 in their 50 overs. Bangladesh’s reaction saw them dismissed for just 229 in 46.2 overs. This meant that India won the game with 80 balls still to play, by a huge margin.
Against West Indies in 2002
In a match against the West Indies in 2002, Bangladesh suffered another huge defeat. The match was held in Kingstown, and the West Indies batted first, putting up a total of 291 for 6 in their 50 overs. In response, Bangladesh was bowled out for just 124 in 36.5 overs. This meant that the West Indies won the match by a massive margin of 79 balls remaining.
in 2007 against Sri Lanka
A crucial defeat for Bangladesh occurred in a 2007 game against Sri Lanka. As a part of the ICC World Cup, the game was played in Port of Spain. The first team to bat, Sri Lanka, amassed a staggering score of 318 for 4 in their 50 overs. Bangladesh’s reaction saw them dismissed for just 112 in 37 overs. As a result, Sri Lanka won the game with 78 balls yet to play by a huge margin.
Bangladesh’s cricketing history includes several noteworthy defeats. The aforementioned games represent some of Bangladesh’s most significant defeats in terms of the number of balls still in play. Bangladesh has continued to advance in the world of cricket despite these defeats, as well as some noteworthy successes.