Bangladesh made its Davis Cup debut in 1986. Bangladesh succeeded to reach the semi-finals three years later in Davis Cup 1989 that was held in Singapore. Bangladesh was the semi-finalist in Asia/Oceania Zone Group II. Bangladesh hosted Davis Cup 1998 in Dhaka where eight countries participated including Bangladesh, Bahrain, Iraq, Pacific Oceania, and Brunei. The Bangladesh team was able to be the runners-up in the group level. The youngest player to play in Davis Cup is from Bangladesh and his name is Mohammed-Akhtar Hossain. He was 13 years and 326 days when he played Myanmar in 2003. Bangladesh achieved the honor to play in Asia/Oceania Zone Group III in the upcoming Davis Cup 2012.