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Full name Alauddin Babu
Born December 5, 1991, Rangpur
Current age 22 years 220 days
Major teams Abahani Limited, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Cricket Board Academy, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Bangladesh Under-19s, Bangladesh Under-23s, Barisal Burners, Chittagong Division, Rangpur Division
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
|First-class debut||Chittagong Division v Rajshahi Division at Dhaka, Mar 6-10, 2010 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Rangpur Division v Rajshahi Division at Rangpur, Feb 13-16, 2014 scorecard|
|List A debut||Bangladesh Cricket Board XI v England XI at Fatullah, Feb 23, 2010 scorecard|
|Last List A||Abahani Limited v Kalabagan Krira Chakra at Savar (3), Nov 9, 2013 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Khulna Division v Rajshahi Division at Savar (2), Apr 12, 2010 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Mohammedan Sporting Club v UCB-BCB Eleven at Dhaka, Dec 29, 2013 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|1/22||Rangpur Div||v Rajshahi Div||Rangpur||13 Feb 2014||FC|
|12, 1/34, 1, 0/17||East Z (BD)||v North Z (BD)||Savar (2)||18 Jan 2014||FC|
|16*, 2/104||East Z (BD)||v Cent Z (BD)||Savar (2)||12 Jan 2014||FC|
|0/41, 7||Mohammedan||v UCB-BCB XI||Dhaka||29 Dec 2013||T20|
|1/32||Mohammedan||v Abahani Ltd||Dhaka||28 Dec 2013||T20|
|0/28, 0||Mohammedan||v Prime Bank||Sylhet||26 Dec 2013||T20|
|2/23||Mohammedan||v UCB-BCB XI||Sylhet||25 Dec 2013||T20|
|2/24||Mohammedan||v Prime Bank||Sylhet||22 Dec 2013||T20|
|0/10||Bangladesh A||v Bangladesh||Dhaka||14 Dec 2013||T20|
|0/32||Bangladesh A||v Bangladesh||Dhaka||12 Dec 2013||T20|
A promising medium-pace bowler who was discovered at 17, Alauddin Babu's most conspicuous cricketing act so far has been to concede the most expensive List A over of all time, when he gave away 39 in a Dhaka Premier League match.
He first earned attention in 2008, when he took an eight-wicket haul in Dhaka's First Division League, which is the level just below the Premier League. He was immediately fast-tracked to the Bangladesh Under-19 team the same year, and he played in the 2010 Youth World Cup in New Zealand.
Earmarked as a future prospect, and consequently selected for the National Cricket Academy in 2010, he made his first-class debut for Rajshahi Division, and then moved to Rangpur when the region became a divisional cricket team the following year.
Seam-bowling allrounders are rare in Bangladesh, which is an advantage to Alauddin, who is also known as a big-hitting lower-order batsman. But he has struggled with injuries lately. A likable character, Alauddin will need all the support he can get to recover from the 39-runs in an over debacle.
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