Clarke congratulates Mushy in Twitter message

Mushfiqur won his seventh Test as captain

Team Bangladesh created history by registering their first-ever Test victory over Australia, defeating Steve Smith’s men by 20 runs in Dhaka on Wednesday. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ মুশফিককে ক্লাকের শুভেচ্ছা বার্তা]

Chasing 265 to win in the fourth innings on a treacherous pitch was always going to be a huge challenge, and despite the fight shown by some, Australia’s middle order made a complete meal of the chase to be bowled out for 244.

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Bangladesh’s incredible victory in the match against Australia drew praise from around the world as several former cricketers praised the Tigers for their historic feat.

Meanwhile, Australia’s former world cup winning captain Michael Clarke personally greeted Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim over today’s victory against Australia.

In a Twitter message, he wrote to Tigers skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, “Congratulations Buddy. Very happy for you mate.”

Clarke congratulates Mushy in Twitter message

 

The Bangladeshi Test captain made the message public in a Facebook post saying, “Great to have received so many texts after the match but this one stands out. More victories to follow soon in sha Allah.”

Earlier, Clarke expressed surprise with Australia’s defeat but praised Bangladesh neverthless through a tweet. He wrote: Congratulations Bangladesh didn’t think I would be writing this tweet but you need to give credit where credit is due.

– Nazmus Sajid Chowdhury, Contributor, bdcrictime.com