October 7, 2022, 12:03 am

Bangladesh’s world record of runs after six zeros-DailyProbash.com

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Bangladesh’s world record of runs after six zeros-DailyProbash.com
Two openers Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Tamim Iqbal made their way to the dressing room before opening the scoring.
Shakib Al Hasan walked the same path on the first day.
After these three, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Khaled Ahmed and Ebadat Hossain were dismissed for zero runs on the second day of the match.

In all, six batsmen of the XI were out for zero runs.
This is not the first time that Bangladesh has been bowled out for six in a Test innings.
Earlier in 2002, six outs were bowled out for zero against the West Indies.

This is a record not only of Bangladesh but also of Test history.
In this elite format of cricket, there have been six six-wicket dismissals in the same innings a total of six times so far.
Where as the only team to give birth to this embarrassing incident twice Bangladesh team.

In the Dhaka Test against the West Indies in 2002, Bangladesh were bowled out for just 7 runs by Jermaine Lawson.
Lawson took 6 wickets in 8.5 overs at the cost of only 3 runs including 4 maidens. Mohammad Ashraful, Alok Kapali, Khaled Masood, Enamul Haque, Tapash Vaishya and Talha Zubair were all out before the scoring.

After almost two decades of that match, Bangladesh saw six batsmen return empty handed. In world cricket, six batsmen were bowled out for zero against Pakistan in 1970 against West Indies, South Africa against India in 1997, India against England in 2014 and New Zealand against Pakistan in 2016.

However, despite the embarrassing feat of six runs for the second time, the Bangladesh team has set a world record for runs. Liton Das (141) and Mushfiqur Rahim (165 *) scored 375 runs before being bowled out for two centuries.

Earlier, no other team could score so many runs in an innings of Test cricket after six calls. After six calls in the innings, Pakistan were bowled out for 126, South Africa for 105, Bangladesh for 6, India for 152 and New Zealand for just 90 runs.

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