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State Minister for Sports congratulates Tigers on victory

 Sports Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:45 AM, 5 January 2022  

The Minister of State for Youth and Sports congratulated the Tigers on their historic Test victory

The Minister of State for Youth and Sports congratulated the Tigers on their historic Test victory

The State Minister for Youth and Sports has congratulated Tigers on the historic victory against New Zealand on the home ground of Kiwis.

The Bangladesh cricket team has achieved the unforgettable glory of winning the historic Test for the first time on New Zealands ground. State Minister for Youth and Sports Md. Zahid Ahsan Russel MP congratulated all the players, coaches, officials and all concerned on the victory of the Bangladesh team on the victory.

In a congratulatory message signed by Kazi Arif Billah, Public Relations Officer, Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Minister said that the boys of Bangladesh cricket team have created a unique history of winning Tests against New Zealand for the first time by showing great performance. This is an unforgettable milestone in the history of Bangladesh cricket. 

He added that it was unthinkable to beat the world's number one Test team New Zealand on their home ground at the starting of the new year. This victory is the result of the able leadership of the sports-friendly Prime Minister. And so I express my sincere gratitude and congratulations to the Prime Minister on this memorable victory.

The Minister of State for Youth and Sports expressed strong hope that Bangladesh would touch the impeccable milestone of winning the Test series against New Zealand for the first time by winning the second Test match as well.

The Minister extended special thanks to Ebadat Hossain Chowdhury, a fast bowler who made history with 6 wickets for 46 runs in 21 overs with 6 meidens.

Bangladesh beat New Zealand by 8 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series.

Bangladesh did not take even an hour to finish the innings of the Kiwis who started the last day with 147 runs for 5 wickets. After that, chasing a small target of 40 runs, they had to lose two wickets, but the glory of the victory did not diminish at all.

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