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Bangladesh beating NZ in their home is a big deal. It will make world cricket more competitive

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International cricket will cheer Bangladesh beating World Test Champions Kiwis in their home. It’ll electrify Bangladesh cricket currently going through a crisis. At a time when West Indies are in the dumps and England in a crisis, it could bring more competitiveness to world cricket. Congratulations Bangladesh, some consistency now.

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