Bangladesh Highest Score in ODI World Cup – The Cricket World Cup, officially called ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, is the big championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Right now, England are the champs since they won in 2019. The next ODI World Cup will happen in India in 2023.
Bangladesh first joined the ODI World Cup in 1999. Before that, they weren’t part of the game from 1975 to 1996. But from 1999, they’ve been a regular in the ICC tournament. They did really well in 2015, making it to the quarterfinals.
Lately, they’ve been doing even better. Their last two editions were impressive, and they’re not an easy team to beat now. Let’s delve into the highest totals for Bangladesh in World Cup history.
Also read, IND vs AUS World Cup Head to Head Stats.
Bangladesh vs Australia World Cup 2019 – (333/8)
During the 2019 World Cup, all three of Bangladesh’s highest scores happened. The biggest one was in a match against Australia in Nottingham, even though Bangladesh lost. Australia batted first and got a huge score of 381/5.
David Warner was a star with a massive 166 runs from 147 balls. He hit 14 fours and five sixes. Aaron Finch (53) and Usman Khawaja (89) also did great with centuries. Bangladesh’s response saw Tamim Iqbal scoring 62 runs.
Shakib Al Hasan got 41 runs, while Mushfiqur Rahim stood strong throughout, making an unbeaten century. He scored 102 off 97 balls, including nine fours and one six. Mahmudullah also played well, scoring 69 off 50 balls, with five fours and three sixes. In the end, Bangladesh managed 333/8, but they lost by 48 runs.
Bangladesh vs South Africa World Cup 2019 – (330/6)
In the 2019 edition, Bangladesh achieved their second highest World Cup score. It happened during their fifth match against South Africa at the Oval. South Africa chose to bowl after winning the toss.
In the middle of the game, Bangladesh formed some strong partnerships, leading to their highest-ever first-inning score in a World Cup match. They managed to make 330/6 in 50 overs. Shakib Al Hasan scored 75 from 84 balls.
Mushfiqur Rahim played well, making 78 runs from 80 balls. Mahmudullah (46* off 33) and Mosaddek Hossain (26 off 20) also gave valuable performances later in the lineup. When South Africa batted, their players also contributed nicely.
Faf du Plessis scored 62 runs, leading their batting. However, South Africa reached 309/8, falling short by 21 runs. This match marked Bangladesh’s first victory over South Africa in a World Cup.
Bangladesh vs West Indies World Cup 2019 – (322/3)
In the 2019 World Cup, Bangladesh achieved their third-highest score. They faced off against West Indies in the 23rd match held in Taunton. This match stands as the second-largest successful run chase in World Cup history.
The West Indies batted first and set a big target of 321/8. Evin Lewis (70 off 67), Shai Hope (96 off 121), and Shimron Hetmyer (50 off 26) all scored half-centuries for their team.
When Bangladesh went to chase the target, they built two partnerships of over 50 runs for the first two wickets. Tamim Iqbal made 48 off 53, and Soumya Sarkar (29 off 23) supported him well. At 18.6 overs, Bangladesh were at 133/3.
However, Shakib Al Hasan and Litton Das formed an unbeaten partnership for the fourth wicket, adding a remarkable 189 runs to secure the victory. Das remained unbeaten at 94 off 69 balls, including 8 fours and four sixes.
Shakib’s contribution was crucial with an unbeaten 124 from 99 balls, hitting 16 fours. In the end, Bangladesh scored 322/3 in 41.3 overs, sealing their victory.
Bangladesh Highest Score in ODI World Cup
Here is the list of Highest Total in Cricket World Cup for Bangladesh.
|333/8||50.0||2||Australia||Nottingham||20 Jun 2019|
|330/6||50.0||1||South Africa||The Oval||2 Jun 2019|
|322/3||41.3||2||West Indies||Taunton||17 Jun 2019|
|322/4||48.1||2||Scotland||Nelson||5 Mar 2015|
|288/7||50.0||1||New Zealand||Hamilton||13 Mar 2015|
|286||48.0||2||India||Birmingham||2 Jul 2019|
|283/9||50.0||2||India||Mirpur||19 Feb 2011|
|280||48.5||2||England||Cardiff||8 Jun 2019|
|275/7||50.0||1||England||Adelaide||9 Mar 2015|
|267||50.0||1||Afghanistan||Canberra||18 Feb 2015|
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