Zimbabwe thrashing highlights Bangladesh woes

Zimbabwe thrashed Bangladesh by 335 runs on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

updated: April 21, 2013 16:44 IST
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Harare: When Zimbabwe return to the ICC Test rankings after Thursday's second Test against Bangladesh, they will enter the table above their opponents regardless of the result.

For Bangladesh, this is a damning indictment on their lack of progress since they entered the Test arena in November 2000, and raises further questions on why a nation of 150 million people has been unable to rise to the level of even the mediocre Test teams.

To put Bangladesh's woes into context, it is worth pointing out the state of the nation that thrashed them by 335 runs in the first Test on Saturday.

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