People crowd the area outside the Bangabandhu National Stadium the day before the opening ceremony, Dhaka, February 16, 2011 © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Feb 16, 2011

    The Bangabandhu National Stadium by twilight © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Feb 16, 2011

    The Bangabandhu National Stadium prepares for Thursday's opening ceremony © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Jun 28, 2005

    Bangabandhu National Stadium Dhaka © Getty Images

  • Dec 9, 2004

    An armed guard watches over the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka © AFP

  • Dec 7, 2004

    Police take a breather at Dhaka's Bangabandhu National Stadium © AFP

  • Dec 6, 2004

    Police outside the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka © AFP

  • Apr 20, 2003

    Black clouds hang over the Bangabandhu national stadium in Dhaka © AFP

  • Dec 2, 2002

    Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 2, 2002

    Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 2, 2002

    Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 2, 2002

    Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 2, 2002

    Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • May 29, 2000

    Ground-staff try in vain to clear the water at the flooded Bangabandhu stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • May 23, 2000

    A panoramic view of the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka © AFP