Looking Back: Bangladesh’s first Test win against England on this day
Two years ago, on this day (October 30, 2016), Bangladesh sealed a memorable Test win against England in Dhaka.
Mehedi Hasan Miraz’s spin grandeur in both innings paved Bangladesh’s way to a splendid win against visiting England in the second and final Test of the two match Test series at the home of cricket, leveling the series 1-1. It was, therefore, the first win of Bangladesh over England in this format.
In an electric final session, Bangladesh claimed 10 wickets to register the victory after English opener ducked a century partnership and young gun Mehedi Hasan Miraz blazed fires picking up six of them.
While Miraz had another six wicket haul in the first innings, he finished with 12/159 in the match, the best figure by any Bangladeshi bowler at home.
Imrul was taken away by Woakes with a single run to show on the board, soon after that, Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque executed a 170 run second wicket partnership, the one down Mominul contributed 66 while the opener hammered 104.
Bangladesh showcased a total spin dominance, apart from Mehedi capturing 6 for 82, Taijul bagged 3 wickets.
Bangladesh reached close to 300 in their second innings, was restricted to 296 in a single ball short than 67 over.
Mehedi Hasan Miraz was adjudged man of the match.
Watch the winning moments here-