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Mashrafe Mortaza
Personal information
Full name Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
Born 5 October 1983 (1983-10-05) (age 36)
Narail, Bangladesh
Nickname Koushik, Narail Express
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Batting style Right handed
Bowling style Right arm fast medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side Bangladesh
Test debut (cap 19) 8 November 2001 v Zimbabwe
Last Test 9 July 2009 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 53) 23 November 2001 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 22 March 2012 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no. 2
T20I debut (cap 4) 28 November 2006 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I 5 May 2010 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
2002–present Khulna Division
2009 Kolkata Knight Riders
2012-present Dhaka Gladiators
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 36 128 52 142
Runs scored 797 1,220 1,413 1,473
Batting average 12.85 15.25 16.43 16.18
100s/50s 0/3 0/1 1/6 0/2
Top score 79 51* 132* 60*
Balls bowled 5,990 6,411 8,487 7,131
Wickets 78 162 124 190
Bowling average 41.52 30.80 35.54 28.77
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0 2
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 4/60 6/26 4/27 6/26
Catches/stumpings 9/– 39/– 23/– 45/–

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (Bengali: মাশরাফি বিন মুর্তজা) (born 5 October 1983 in Narail District, Jessore) is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He made his test dubut in the national side in late 2001 against Zimbabwe without playing a One Day International. Mortaza captained his country in one Test and seven One Day Internationals (ODIs) between 2009 and 2010. He is the captain of Dhaka Gladiators.

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