Bangladesh captain Mortaza is the most successful at ICC World Cup

#ICC2019: Bangladesh on 2 June caused an upset in World Cup 2019 when they defeated South Africa at the Oval. Put in to bat, Bangladesh posted their highest-ever total in ODIs – 330/6 – and then restricted their opponents to 309/8.

The 21-run win was Bangladesh’s fourth win in the World Cup under Mashrafe Mortaza as captain; no other Bangladesh captain had registered more than three victories in World Cup matches previously.

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The 2019 World Cup is Mortaza’s fourth World Cup appearance; he was part of the Bangladesh team in 2003, 2011 and 2015 too.

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He captained Bangladesh in the first four matches of World Cup 2015 and led the team to wins against Afghanistan, Scotland and England.


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