The winning journey of Bangladesh cricket team is on in the international cricket arena and by beating Afghanistan team in the first One-Day international of the three match bilateral series, they put one step ahead in their mission of winning sixth consecutive series at home.
Bangladesh National Cricket team is passing a great time in international cricket since their bilateral series against Zimbabwe in 2014 and they are playing most consistent cricket of their history now.
But, what is the reason behind that dramatic change of performances of tigers? The answers of most of the Bangladeshi cricket lovers will be the same! Yes, it is Mashrafe Bin Mortaza. With his magical touch Bangladesh team has become unstoppable and he becomes the role model, the source of inspiration of the country.
All the cricket lovers will admit it without any argument that he is the best captain of Bangladesh cricket history. And now it is proved by statistics too. With the victory against Afghanistan he has statistically become most successful captain of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh has won highest international matches under his captaincy now. The champion captain has led Bangladesh to victory in 31 international matches which is highest in Bangladesh’s cricket history.
Mashrafe played the role of captain in 53 games for Bangladesh where he managed to snatch the win 21 ODI wins, 9 T-20I wins and one Test match win. Habibul Bashar who is in the second position with 30 wins had led Bangladesh in 87 international matches.
Shakib AL Hasan is in the third position with 24 wins from 62 matches. Mushfiqur Rahim is holding the next position with 23 wins from 84 international matches. Till now Bangladesh has played under thirteen different captains in international cricket.