The Five Greatest Bangladeshi Cricketers of All Time

In this article, we will discuss the top five Bangladeshi cricketers of all time, their career statistics and contributions to the Bangladesh cricket team.

The Bangladesh Cricket Board oversees the men’s national cricket team of Bangladesh (Bengali: ), also referred to as The Tigers (BCB). It has Test, ODI, and T20 International (T20I) status and is a Full Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Bangladesh participated in its maiden Test match in November 2000 against India in Dhaka, losing by a score of 9 wickets.In 1977, Bangladesh joined the ICC as an associate member[18] and participated in six ICC Trophies, the premier ODI tournament for nations that do not play in the Test series.

At the top of its game right now, Bangladesh cricket is dominating all three formats. The country of the sub-continent has developed into a powerhouse at home and has had a significant influence on ICC competitions as well. This change has been brought about by the steadily rising standard of Bangladeshi cricketers. The current crop of players also possesses all the necessary abilities to shock the international cricket’s heavyweights. In this article, we will take a lot at the five greatest Bangladeshi crickets and their career statistics,

  1. Shakib Al Hasan

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Shakib Al Hasan is unquestionably the best all-rounder Bangladesh has ever constructed and their strongest winning unit is a crucial part of Bangladesh’s team in all three settings. He has featured in only 51 Tests despite being a regular in the league for more than ten years. But with 188 wickets and 3594 runs, he ranks among the top all-rounders in the world. His middle-order batting has saved the team on numerous occasions, and he has more than 200 ODI wickets to his credit. His left-arm bowling is also very effective. Over 5,000 runs in ODIs have been scored by him.

The battling and fielding statistics of Shakib Al Hasan in the TEST format are as follows, Mat (65), Inns (120), NO (7), Runs (4367), HS (217) and Avg(38.64). The battling and fielding statistics of Shakib Al Hasan in the ODI format are as follows, Mat (230), Inns (217), NO (30), Runs (7086), HS (134) and Avg (37.89). The battling and fielding statistics of Shakib Al Hasan in the T20I format are as follows, Mat (113), Inns (112), NO (14), Runs (2301), HS (84) and Avg (23.47).

  1. Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal, the best batsman in Bangladesh’s history, is also the first Bangladeshi to have amassed more than ten thousand runs in international competition. He has 3847 runs in tests and 5743 runs in ODIs. The left-handed opening batsman made his debut ten years ago but only really started to take off recently. He has scored a lot of runs in all formats, and because of him, Bangladesh’s batting order is strong.

The battling and fielding statistics of Tamim Iqbal in the TEST format are as follows, Mat (69), Inns (132), NO (2), Runs (5082), HS (206) and Avg (39.09). The battling and fielding statistics of Tamim Iqbal in the ODI format are as follows, Mat (237), Inns (235), NO (12), Runs (8210), HS (158) and Avg (36.81). The battling and fielding statistics of Tamim Iqbal in the T20I format are as follows, Mat (78), Inns (78), NO (5), Runs (1758), HS (103) and Avg (24.08).

  1. Mushfiqur Rahim

Both in the middle order and behind the stumps, Mushfiqur Rahim is a dependable player. He averages 32.10 in ODIs and 35.65 in Tests, which is impressive for a batsman who typically bats at the bottom of the order and primarily alongside the tail-enders. At the age of 16, he made his debut on the international stage, and ever since, he has been an important player for his team. His 266 innings of play and 44 international fifties speak highly of his ability to patch things up and bat with cohesion. He Is currently one of Bangladesh’s mainstays in the batting department and has amassed more than 4000 runs in ODIs and more than 3000 runs in Tests.

The batting and fielding statistics of Mushfiqur Rahim in the TEST format are as follows, Mat (84), Inns (155), NO (13), Runs (5321), HS (219) and Avg (37.47). The batting and fielding statistics of Mushfiqur Rahim in the ODI format are as follows, Mat (245), Inns (229), NO (38), Runs (7045), HS (144) and Avg (36.88). The batting and fielding statistics of Mushfiqur Rahim in the T20I format are follows, Mat (102), Inns (93), NO (16), Runs (1500), HS (72) and Avg(19.48).

  1. Habibul Bashar

Habibul Bashar’s biggest contribution to Bangladesh cricket may be that he led a team that performed below expectations in international competition without letting its frequent failures affect him. He also continued to score runs in the middle order even as the batsmen around him left as quickly as they came. In a team where having good technique was uncommon, Bashar was a true batsman who could play every stroke prescribed in the coaching books. Significantly, he realised his promise through his performances, earning the nickname “Mr. Fifty” for his propensity for scoring in the fifties.

The batting and fielding statistics of Habibul Bashar in the TEST format are as follows, Mat (50), Inns (99), NO (1), Runs (3026), HS (113) and Avg (30.87). The batting and fielding statistics of Habibul Bashar in the ODI format are as follows, Mat (111), Inns (105),NO (5), Runs (2168), HS (78) and Avg (21.68).

  1. Khaled Mashud

In the first part of the 2000s, Khaled Mashud was Bangladesh’s top wicket-keeper batsman. Mashud was one of the most dependable cricketers of his day, a dependable man behind the stumps and an even more dependable man at number seven. Mashud struggled for three hours to score 33 runs in Bangladesh’s first Test in South Africa; this inning showcased his strong abilities and determined attitude. When he batted for more than six hours and hit 103* against the West Indies in 2004, it was his sole hundred in Test matches and it prevented Bangladesh from losing.

The batting and fielding statistics of Khaled Mashud in the TEST format are as follows, Mat (44), Inns (84),NO (10), Runs (1409), HS (103) and Avg (19.04). The batting and fielding statistics of Khaled Mashud in the ODI format are as follows, Mat (126), Inns (110), NO (27), Runs (1818), HS (71) and Avg (21.90).

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