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Male cricketers heap praise on women for historic win

Bangladesh women beat Pakistan by 9 runs 

Update : 14 Mar 2022, 08:06 PM

Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal, T20I skipper Mahmudullah, all-rounder Shakib al Hasan, wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and former captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza led the tributes for their women counterparts, who defeated Pakistan by nine runs in Hamilton Monday to register their first ever win in the ODI World Cup.

Alongside the national cricketers, male players of all age and categories in the country were full of praise for the brave Tigresses, who eventually scripted a momentous victory after posting their highest ODI total.

Here is a collection of congratulatory messages posted on social media:

Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal

A big congratulations to the Bangladesh women's cricket team on behalf of myself and the entire Bangladesh team. For their first victory in the ODI World Cup. A first win at such a big event, it is always a special thing. And we wish you all the very best for the remaining matches.

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan

Bangladesh Women's Cricket Team picked up their first-ever victory on the stage of the World Cup. Congratulations to the women's cricket team on this magnificent victory against Pakistan!

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

Congratulations to our Tigresses on the first ever ODI victory in ICC World Cup, against Pakistan. The first one is always special! What a game. Proud of our team.

Bangladesh T20I skipper Mahmudullah

A huge moment! Congratulations Tigresses! #CWC22

Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe bin Mortaza


Bangladesh opener Liton Das

Congratulations Girls! First win in World Cup, many more to come for sure. #CWC22 #TeamBangladesh #LKD16

Bangladesh all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz

Bangladesh beat Pakistan by 9 runs to win their first ever ICC Women's Cricket World Cup. Congratulations Tigress! 

Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed

First win in a World Cup game for Bangladesh Women against Pakistan. Congratulations!

Bangladesh paceman Abu Jayed

Congratulations Girls.

Top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar

First win in WC! Congratulations Girls.

Batsman Sabbir Rahman

Congratulations to our girls to secure first win in ICC World Cup, against Pakistan.

Batsman Mosaddek Hossain

What a victory! Congratulations Girls for first win in World Cup. #CWC22

Former BCB president Saber Hossain Chowdhury

Anything our men can do, women can do better…like winning in cricket. History made at #ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup as #Bangladesh registers first ever win.

Ex-English cricketer Isa Guha

Huge congratulations Bangladesh Women on 1st win in ODI World Cup. @BCBtigers. #CWC22

Music band Shunno

Achievement Unlocked. Bangladesh women's cricket team won their first ever ODI World Cup match in their first ever ODI World Cup 22 against Pakistan. Congratulations Girls. #BANGLADESH #ShotoAsha #SHUNNO

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