Ireland stormed to a four-wicket win against Bangladesh in its World Cup 2015 warm-up match in Sydney on Thursday (February 12), while West Indies won by three runs against a spirited Scotland side.
Bangladesh received the honour to co-host the ICC World Cup 2011, for the first time, along with India and Sri Lanka as a full-time member of the highest cricket body and missed the chance to play quarterfinals by a subtle calculation of Net Run Rate (NRR)
ICC World Cup 2007 in West Indies was apparently the biggest success for Bangladesh in their cricket history, emerging qualified for the second round, after the nation experienced a nightmare in previous South Africa World Cup 2003
After receiving the Test status in 2000, Bangladesh, being a full-time member of ICC, was expected to put up a better performance at World Cup 2003 in South Africa. The reality however was different
After winning the ICC Trophy in 1997 by defeating Kenya, Bangladesh received the green ticket to the voyage for the biggest showcase event of cricket, World Cup 1999 at the home of the gentlemen’s game, England