Bangladeshi left arm slow bowler Taijul Islam created history by picking up eight wickets in an innings during the ongoing first test match against Zimbabwe in Dhaka. After taking a mere lead of 14 runs in the first nnings, Taijul helped Bangladesh to bundle out the visitors for 114 that gave the hosts a chasable target of 101. 

It was the best bowling figures in an innings by a Bangladeshi bowler. Here is the list of Top 5 best bowling figures by Bangladeshis in Test matches.

S.no

Bowler

Figures

Opposition

Venue

Year

1

Taijul Islam

8-39

Zimbabwe

Dhaka

2014

2

Shakib al Hasan

7-36

New Zealand

Chittagong

2008

3

Enamul Haque Jnr

7-95

Zimbabwe

Dhaka

2005

4

Shahadat Hossain

6-27

South Africa

Dhaka

2008

5

Enamul Haque Jnr

6-45

Zimbabwe

Chittagong

2005

 

*Stats updated till 27 October 2014….