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Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
মাশরাফি বিন মর্তুজা
Personal information
Full name Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
Born 5 October 1983 (1983-10-05) (age 37)
Narail, Bangladesh
Nickname Mash, Koushik, Narail Express
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 6 March 2020 v Zimbabwe
ODI shirt no. 2
Last T20I 6 April 2017 v Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
Years Team
2002–present Khulna Division
2009 Kolkata Knight Riders
2012–2013 Dhaka Gladiators
2015–2016 Comilla Victorians
2017–present Rangpur Riders
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 36 220 54 57
Runs scored 797 1,787 377 1,458
Batting average 12.86 13.74 13.46 15.68
100s/50s 0/3 0/1 0/0 1/6
Top score 79 51* 36 132*
Balls bowled 5,990 10,922 1,139 8,970
Wickets 78 270 42 135
Bowling average 41.52 32.93 36.36 35.06
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 4/60 6/26 4/19 4/27
Catches/stumpings 9/– 62/– 10/– 24/–

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (Bengali: মাশরাফি বিন মুর্তজা) (born 5 October 1983 in Narail District, Jessore) is a Bangladeshi cricketer and politician. 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.

Personal life

Mortaza was born in the Narail District of Bangladesh. He completed his Secondary School Certificate (SSC) from Narail Government High School in 2001 and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) from Narail Victoria College in 2003. Then he got himself admitted into Department of Philosophy at the Jahangirnagar University in 2003-04 for his bachelor's degree.

Mortaza married Sumona Haque Sumi in 2006. Both they have a son and daughter.


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