Bangladesh cricket team has started their World Cup campaign with a win against Afghanistan by 6 wickets. The Bangladeshi bowlers did the job for the team and restricted the opposition for a small total. Bangladesh as a nation has so much passion for their team and everyone wants them to win their first-ever ICC ODI World Cup. The fans are so passionate about their team. The popular mobile financial service provider ‘Nagad Ltd.’ who has been associated with Bangladesh cricket announced BMW as a gift to all the players in the squad if the team wins the WC 2023.
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Passionate cricket fans in the country
Bangladesh cricket has grown up over the years. We have seen some amazing performances from the team over the years. And as the captain Shakib al Hasan said, they finished in the 5 of the points table in the ODI Championship to qualify. The fans in the country are so passionate for the team and want them to win their first-ever ICC title.
Nagad Ltd announced BMW as a gift
Now, a very popular mobile service provider, Nagad Ltd has announced BMW car as a gift to all the 15 members of the squad if Bangladesh cricket team wins the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. This is a very good initiative by the company as the players will be much more motivated to perform for the country. It’s not like they will not do well if this announcement hasn’t been made. But it will give them another boost to put the extra effort on the field.
What Nagad Ltd said?
Tanvir A Mishuk, who is a founder and managing director of Nagad Ltd. has made this announcement of a gift for the Bangladesh cricket players. He also expressed his belief that it would be a very big achievement if the team win the world cup. Tanvir said to celebrate this achievement, the BMW car will be gifted to all the 15 members of the squad.
Nagad already has been associated with the Bangladeshi players
So many big names from Bangladesh cricket like Shakib al Hasan, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, and Mehedi Masan Miraz has been associated with the Nagad Ltd. Now, the company is trying to add more things to their armory by offering this gift.
Shakib and Tamim in one frame
All we all know, there were some differences between the two Bangladesh’s greats. Tamim Iqbal hasn’t been included in the squad and Shakib Al Hasan didn’t want a half-fit player in his team. But Nagad Ltd. Has put the video on social media, where both, Shakib and Tamim featuring. Both the cricketers is encouraging the nation and desired to win the WC.
After this video, there has been a lot of discussion regarding this, both online and offline.
Nagad’s appreciation for the Bangladesh cricket team
Tanvir has announced this out of love for the team and believe that the whole team will play only to make the country proud. He also hope that the team will forgot what happened in the past and will focus on what is there to take.
Tanvir also talks about the reunion of Shakib and Tamim in one frame. Throughout their career, both the players have shared a very good camaraderie beyond the boundary. He thinks that the 17 crore people in the country wanted to see Shakib al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal in one frame.
Bangladesh won their first game against Afghanistan
After winning the toss, Bangladesh cricket team has decided to bowl first. Afghanistan, at one stage, were 47 for no loss and 83 for 1. But they continue to lose wickets after that and no batters has even reached 50 in the first inning. Gurbaz becomes the highest run scorer in the first inning with 47 runs off 62 balls.
The whole bowling line up of Bangladesh chipped in with wickets. Shakib and Mehedi took 3 wickets each. Shoriful took 2 wickets while Taskin and Mustafizur also manage to take one wicket each.
Not much in the run-chase
Bangladesh cricket team has lost two wickets early in the run chase. But the half centuries from Mehedi Hasan Miraz and Najmul Hasan Shanto helps the team to get over the line in the end. Bangladesh won the game by 6 wickets and 15.2 overs left.
Now, Bangladesh will play the next game against England on October 10 at Dharamsala. It will be a tough game for them. Let’s see how they does.
Bangladesh cricket team’s squad for the ICC WC 2023:-
Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Litton Kumer Das, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Najmul Hossain Shanto (vc), Tawhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nasum Ahmed, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib
So this is it for today. What are your predictions for Bangladesh’s next game? Will they go past England in their 2nd game?
1. Does the Bangladesh Cricket Team have a chance to win this CWC 2023?
Bangladesh’s performance is not up the expectations. Bangladesh cricket team has a very narrow chance of making it to the final of the ODI World Cup 2023. However, the Bangladesh Cricket team will give their best for this CWC 2023.
2. Who will win the ODI World Cup 2023?
India, England, New Zealand, and Australia are the top contenders for winning the ODI World Cup 2023. As of now, this is just the start of the CWC 2023. Therefore, its very early to give a team name or make prediction of winning the ODI World Cup 2023.