4. Bangladesh vs England, World Cup, 9th March 2015
The colossal win of Bangla tigers over the sluggish English side in the World Cup pre quarter-final match, marked their historic entry into the World cup quarter-finals for the first time in cricket history.
The Bangladeshi side imposed a target of 276 runs after batting first in this all important encounter. Mahmudullah shattered all the Bangladeshi records when he scored his second consecutive ton of the World Cup. He anchored the Bangladeshi innings till the end. Mushfiqur Rahim also played an instrumental innings of 89 runs off just 77 balls.
The English side was cruising towards victory when they were 97 for 1. But, then the skipper Mahrafe Mortaza turned the tide when he got rid of Alex Hales. And then he attacked the English side with his premiere bowler Rubel Hossain who took crucial wickets of Bell and Morgan on consecutive deliveries. Jos Butler waged a lone fight but couldn’t take past his team over the victory line.
Bangladesh won the match by 15 runs and showed the exit door to the English side while progressing to the next stage.