The two test match series between Bangladesh and Australia ended up at 1-1 as Australia won the second test match by 7 wickets.
Australia posted 377 in their first innings in reply to Bangladesh’s 305. Bangladesh top-order collapsed in the fourth morning. They were bowled out for 157 runs in 71.2 overs in the second innings.
Bangladesh had the lead of just 85 runs and Australia required 86 to win and level the series. The visitors were in a hurry to finish the game. They reached their target in 15.3 overs with losing three wickets only.
Australia, led by the majestic Nathan Lyon, fought back admirably to level the series, but Bangladesh has played their part in both Tests.
Australia has slipped one place to the fifth position after drawing the two-Test series against Bangladesh 1-1.
But the talk is all about Bangladesh. They beat Australia in the first test convincingly. And if they take crucial catches in the second test the result might be different.
From past two to three year, Bangladesh has emerged as one of the strongest team, They beat Pakistan , India and South Africa in the one day series. They beat Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka. They beat England in test and now the Australia. This emerging Bangladesh is good for world cricket as well but what they need is more matches to gain more and more experience.
Shakib, Tamim, Rahim, Mustafizur are some of the biggest names in Bangladesh Cricket. Their performance leads Bangladesh to another level. There is a lot of work ahead for Bangladesh, they need consistent performance to achieve special status in world cricket.