The only Test match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan started on Wednesday (June 14) and ended on June 17. In this match which was held at the Dhaka Stadium, the Afghanistan team threw the canoes. Bangladesh team won this match and created a special history. Bangladesh team became only the third team to achieve such a feat. So, let’s know about the special record made by the Bangladesh team…
The result of this test match between Bangladesh vs Afghanistan team came on the fourth day. Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 546 runs. With this victory, Bangladesh also destroyed Test cricket records. The home team achieved the biggest win in Test cricket history. Bangladesh managed to get their third biggest win by runs in Tests. It is also the biggest win by any team in the last 90 years.
Biggest Test win
In the year 1928, Australia vs England Test match was played in Brisbane. In that match, the Australian team achieved the biggest victory by 675 runs. The second biggest Test win after this was achieved at The Oval in 1934. This victory was also achieved by Australia against England. This time Australia won by 562 runs. After this, Bangladesh also became the third largest team with a victory of 546 runs.
Largest Test wins (by runs)
675- Australia v England, (Brisbane-1928)
562- Australia v England, (The Oval- 1934)
546- Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, (Mirpur- 2023)
Walton Test Match: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan | Only Test | Day 04
Bangladesh won by 546 runs.
— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) June 17, 2023
Great performance by Bangladesh
Bangladesh team scored 382 runs in the first innings against Afghanistan on the strength of Najmul Hussain Shanto’s 146 runs. Chasing this challenge, Afghanistan’s first innings ended on 146 runs. After this, Bangladesh declared the second innings at 425 for 4. This time Shanto scored 124 and Mominul Haq scored 121 not out for Bangladesh. Thus, Bangladesh challenged Afghanistan to 662 runs for victory. Chasing this challenge, Afghanistan team’s second innings ended on 115 runs. Therefore, the Bangladesh team won by a resounding score of 546 runs. (Biggest wins in Test Cricket history Bangladesh create record)
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