NZ vs BAN: Cricket fraternity reacts as Bangladesh scripts history –Bangladesh dominated day five in Tauranga, gaining 12 important World Test Championship points.
Bangladesh has won their best-ever Test match, defeating reigning World Test champions New Zealand at the Bay Oval, ending the hosts’ 17-match unbeaten home streak.
Ebadot Hossain was named Player of the Match after taking 6/46 in the second innings to help the tourists chase down a target of 40.
NZ vs BAN: Cricket fraternity reacts as Bangladesh scripts history
Congratulations @BCBtigers🇧🇩 for creating history in Mount Maunganui! To win the Test by 8 wickets and register their first-ever Test win over New Zealand is inspirational and an incredible achievement. I am sure this win will be cherished for a long time. #NZvsBan pic.twitter.com/oSAnlAkzbI
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 5, 2022
Brilliant Bangladesh .. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏#NZvBAN
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) January 5, 2022
Well played, Bangladesh 🇧🇩 👏👏
Not many teams can beat New Zealand in their backyard…
2021 was a great year for Test cricket…2022 has started on a great note too. ✌️🥳
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) January 5, 2022
— Munaf Patel (@munafpa99881129) January 5, 2022
— Sandeep Lamichhane (@Sandeep25) January 5, 2022
We have done it. Away win, in New Zealand. ✌️
— Litton Das (@LittonOfficial) January 5, 2022
Outstanding performance by our fast bowler and equally well played by all the batsmen. Enjoy the day. You guys deserves all the credit.
— Shakib Al Hasan (@Sah75official) January 5, 2022
All Records broken by Bangladesh:
In New Zealand, it’s the first time they’ve beaten New Zealand (in any format)
New Zealand is defeated in the first test match (16th attempt)
A first-ever away-from-home Test victory over a top-five ICC-ranked team
In 61 Tests, this is the team’s sixth victory.
New Zealand’s eight-series winning streak came to an end on home soil (2017-present)
New Zealand’s 17-match unbeaten streak in home tests came to an end.