Mount Maunganui: Bangladesh’s long wait for a Test win in New Zealand came to an end on Wednesday when the Mominul Haque-led side beat World Champions in their own backyard for the first time ever. What made the win even more special was the fact that their star all-rounder Shakib-al-Hasan was not there, yet they managed to win. Bangladesh’s eight-wicket win has now got Twitterverse talking.

Ex-cricketers and fans have taken to Twitter to hail the Bangladesh side for their remarkable win.

Here is how Twitter reacted following the historic win in the first Test.

Not only is this Bangladesh’s first win in New Zealand over the hosts, but this also happens to be their only win over New Zealand ever. With the win, Bangladesh gets 12 crucial WTC points.