Bangladesh made their debut in the game in 1977. But it took them another 23 years to become the test-playing nation. That is one of the reasons is that they were left behind as compared to the existing teams. But when it comes to the shorter format of the game, Bangladesh is not a weaker team anymore.
They have got some real competitive players who have performed against every opponent they have played against. In this period, Bangladesh has also registered some memorable wins in T20 cricket. This article will mainly cover the biggest win registered by the Bangladeshi team in the shorter format of the game.
Biggest Win Margin in T20 for Bangladesh
|84 runs||182||P.N.G.||Al Amerat||21 Oct 2021|
|77 runs||203||Ireland||Chattogram||29 Mar 2023|
|71 runs||191||Ireland||Belfast||18 Jul 2012|
|61 runs||156||Afghanistan||Mirpur||3 Mar 2022|
|60 runs||123||Australia||Mirpur||9 Aug 2021|
|54 runs||120||Oman||Dharamsala||13 Mar 2016|
|51 runs||134||U.A.E.||Mirpur||26 Feb 2016|
|48 runs||201||Zimbabwe||Mirpur||9 Mar 2020|
|45 runs||177||Sri Lanka||Colombo (RPS)||6 Apr 2017|
|43 runs||167||Zimbabwe||Khulna||28 Nov 2006|
3. Bangladesh (71 runs) vs Ireland in July 2012
Bangladesh recorded their third biggest win against Ireland in July 2012. It was the first game of the triseries against Ireland and Netherlands. This was the first game in Belfast, and Ireland won the toss and elected to field first. Tamim Iqbal gave a decent start to the team with a 31-run knock. It was followed by an excellent half-century from Shakib Al Hasan. The all-rounder scored a 33-ball 57 with nine fours.
Mahmudullah scored 23 off 15, and Ziaur Rahman played a cameo of 40 off 17 balls. As a result, Bangladesh reached a total of 190/5 in the first inning. In response to a big target, Ireland lost their way and reached a score of 119/8 in 20 overs. Bangladesh won that game by 71 runs. Elias Sunny bowled a brilliant spell of 5/13 for them.
2. Bangladesh (77 runs) vs Ireland in March 2023
Bangladesh’s second Highest T20I win came most recently in March 2023, when Ireland came for a three-match T20I tour. It was the second game in Chattogram. Ireland won the toss and decided to put the hosts to bat first. The hosts got off to a positive start. Both openers registered a 124-run opening stand in just 9.2 overs. Rony Talukdar made 44 off 23 balls. Litton Das smashed Bangladesh’s fastest fifty off 18 balls.
He scored 83 off 41 balls, with 10 fours and three sixes. Shakib Al Hasan (38 off 24) and Towhid Hridoy (24 off 13) also played good cameos. It helped Bangladesh reach a score of 202/3 in 20 overs. But the second inning was totally opposite. Ireland reached only 125/9 in their chase and lost the game by 77 runs. Shakib picked up five wickets for 22 runs.
1. Bangladesh (84 runs) vs P.N.G. in October 2021
The biggest for Bangladesh came in the 2021 T20 World Cup in the UAE. It came in the 9th game during the first round of Group B, which was a game between Bangladesh and P.N.G. in Al Amerat. Batting first, Bangladesh posted a competitive total of 181/7 in 20 overs. Skipper Mahmudullah played a captain’s knock and scored 50 off 28 balls, with three fours and three sixes.
Shakib Al Hasan (46 off 37) and Litton Das (29 off 23) also contributed well in the middle. But being an associate nation, PNG had a big task of chasing this target. They failed expectedly and got all out for just 97 runs in 19.3 overs. Only one batter scored over 10-run mark. Shakib bowled one of the most economical spells of 4/9. Bangladesh won that game by 84 runs.