Mushfiqur Rahim has been a part of Bangladesh’s World Cup journey for over a decade now, and he has witnessed some of the team’s most iconic moments. In an exclusive interview with ICC, the veteran wicket-keeper batsman talks about his long World Cup journey and the magic moments he has shared with his teammates.
Mushfiqur Rahim is one of the most experienced players in the Bangladesh cricket team. He has played in three World Cups, and he is the team’s all-time leading run-scorer in the tournament.
Rahim has seen it all in his World Cup career. He has experienced the highs of victory and the lows of defeat. But through it all, he has remained a passionate and committed member of the Bangladesh team.
In an exclusive interview with ICC, Rahim talks about his long World Cup journey and the magic moments he has shared with his teammates.
Mushfiqur Rahim’s World Cup journey
Rahim made his World Cup debut in 2011. He was just 18 years old at the time, but he made an immediate impact. He scored two half-centuries in the tournament, and he helped Bangladesh to reach the quarter-finals.
Rahim was also a key member of the Bangladesh team in the 2015 and 2019 World Cups. He scored a century in the 2015 World Cup, and he helped Bangladesh to reach the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup.
Rahim’s magic moments with Bangladesh
Rahim has shared many magic moments with his Bangladesh teammates over the years. Here are a few of his favorites:
- Bangladesh’s victory over England in the 2011 World Cup: This was Bangladesh’s first-ever victory against England in a World Cup match. Rahim played a key role in the victory, scoring a half-century and taking a catch behind the stumps to dismiss the English captain.
- Bangladesh’s victory over New Zealand in the 2015 World Cup: This was another historic victory for Bangladesh. Rahim scored a brilliant century in the match, and he helped Bangladesh to chase down a target of 321 runs.
- Bangladesh’s victory over India in the 2019 World Cup: This was Bangladesh’s first-ever victory against India in a World Cup match. Rahim played a crucial role in the victory, scoring a half-century and taking a catch behind the stumps to dismiss the Indian captain.
Having played in almost ten World Cups, Bangladesh’s most famous moments have been seen by Mushfiqur Rahim. He is an enthusiastic and dedicated player for Bangladesh and an inspiration to young cricketers around.
Rahim is hoping to add more magic moments to his World Cup journey in 2023. He’s excited to lead Bangladesh to even higher achievements and knows the team can have a wonderful tournament.
Rahim is a legend of Bangladesh cricket. He is one of the most successful batsmen in the history of the country in addition to being one of the most admired players in the game.
Rahim’s World Cup journey is an inspiration to all cricketers. He has shown that anything is possible if you work hard and never give up on your dreams.
I am sure that Rahim will continue to lead Bangladesh to success in the years to come. He is a true champion, and he is a role model for all young cricketers.