When Bangladesh showcased their 100th Test with a magnificent four-wicket win against Sri Lanka at the P Sara Oval in Colombo on Sunday, the home side termed the loss, their first against Bangladesh, as the biggest embarrassment in their history of Test cricket.
100 may just be a number converted into a landmark by the pattern-seeking human mind, but it does present us with an opportunity to
The enormity of the achievement will take a while to sink in. Just six days ago, the Bangladesh team looked like sitting ducks as selection turmoil and backroom politics in the wake of a crushing 259-run defeat in the first Test in Galle overshadowed the joyous occasion that was to be the country's 100th Test match.
"What's the news? Two gone! Oh no," a student in uniform exclaimed over phone and cursed out of frustration after learning that
Shakib Al Hasan may have grabbed all the headlines yesterday, but there was a debutant without whom Bangladesh would probably not have been able to accumulate the 129-run lead that placed the visitors ahead in the match.