Reactions to Tigers’ historic Test win against NZ

A rip-roaring 6-46 by Ebadot Hossain blitzed New Zealand’s batting in the second innings as the Tigers needed just 40 to triumph in Mount Maunganui.

After a couple of stutters, skipper Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim took their team across the finishing line.

The records broken by Bangladesh on Wednesday include:

First win against New Zealand in New Zealand (in any format)

First Test win over New Zealand (16th attempt)

Bangladesh shock New Zealand to create greatest moment in their Test history

Mominul hails Bangladesh’s ‘unbelievable’ win over NZ

Relentless Ebadot topples New Zealand, delivering historic win for Tigers

First Test win over a top-five ICC-ranked team away from home

6th win away from in 61 Tests

Ended New Zealand’s eight-series winning run on home soil (2017-present)

Ended New Zealand’s 17-match unbeaten run in home Tests

Mominul’s men bagged 12 points with the win and climbed to fifth in the 2021-23 edition of the points table, registering a 33.33 percent win ratio in three matches after the Pakistan series at home.

Bangladesh’s boisterous display was met with praise on social media. Here are some of them:


Bangladesh are now in with the huge opportunity to seal a historic series victory at Hagley Oval.

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