Timeline: Russell Domingo's stint as head coach of Bangladesh

Some big wins, many crushing losses, and a heavy dose of drama - that sums up Domingo's time with Bangladesh

Mohammad Isam
Mohammad Isam
Head coach Russell Domingo and Taijul Islam, share a light moment, Chattogram, December 12, 2022


Russell Domingo resigned as Bangladesh's head coach on Wednesday, bringing to an end a three-year-plus stint of some highs and many lows. Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights of Domingo's time with Bangladesh.
August 17, 2019: BCB appoints Domingo as head coach. "Everything looks in place to be a real powerhouse in world cricket," he says at the time.
February 21, 2020: Six months on, BCB chief Nazmul Hassan says that the team management had been asked to inform him of their game plans, including the exact batting line-up, the day before each game.
February 21, 2020: Domingo takes a strong position on Bangladesh's strategy of preparing raging turners for home Tests, asking for more balanced pitches.
February 14, 2021: BCB president Hassan slams Domingo and Test captain Mominul Haque after the series defeat against West Indies at home.
August 9, 2021: Bangladesh crush Australia 4-1 in a home T20I series.
September 8, 2021: Bangladesh beat New Zealand 3-2 in a home T20I series but with the series played on massive turners, questions remain about their T20 World Cup preparations.
November 4, 2021: After Bangladesh crash out of T20 World Cup, Mashrafe Mortaza demands answers from Domingo, calling Bangladesh coaching staff a "rehab centre for South Africa coaches".
January 5, 2022: Bangladesh beat New Zealand for the first time in any format in New Zealand, winning the first Test in Mount Maunganui by eight wickets. It's perhaps their most famous Test win ever.
March 23, 2022: Bangladesh win their maiden ODI series in South Africa, having never won a match in the country previously.
August 22, 2022: After Bangladesh's loss to Zimbabwe in ODI and T20I series, BCB appoints Sridharan Sriram as T20 consultant for three months. The board says Sriram would act as head coach of the T20I side, with Domingo taking charge of the Test and ODI teams.
August 25, 2022: Domingo denies reports of his resignation, says he would return to the side for the India home series.
December 28, 2022: Not long after Bangladesh beat India 2-1 in the ODIs and pushed them hard in the second Test in, Domingo resigns as head coach.

Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo's Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84