T20 has seen a number of matches in the past where a minnow has defeated a higher ranked team. The Bangladeshi players would be praying for it, but even a victory for Bangladesh might not help them reach the next stage of the competition. We might be asking too much from the Bangladesh players, as they need to win by a huge margin to qualify for the next round. It looks a huge task for the Bangladesh players, especially the way they lost against New Zealand. But, in cricket, anything can happen. Everything is possible until the last ball is bowled.
Bangladesh has a reputation of creating upsets. In the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh defeated India, which later resulted in India's exit from the first round. In the 1999 World Cup as well, Bangladesh defeated Pakistan, which was one of their first big victories at a World Cup stage. In the T20 arena also, Bangladesh has defeated teams such as West Indies, South Africa etc.
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