Taskin Ahmed      

Full name Taskin Ahmed

Born April 3, 1995, Dhaka

Current age 24 years 49 days

Major teams Bangladesh, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Bangladesh Under-19s, Chittagong Kings, Dhaka Metropolis, Dhaka Metropolis

Nickname Tazin

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Taskin Ahmed
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 5 10 0 68 33 6.80 166 40.96 0 0 3 2 1 0
ODIs 32 16 6 41 14 4.10 99 41.41 0 0 2 0 7 0
T20Is 19 6 3 29 15* 9.66 31 93.54 0 0 3 1 1 0
First-class 21 34 14 244 34 12.20 514 47.47 0 0 22 6 2 0
List A 78 38 15 240 38* 10.43 314 76.43 0 0 17 8 16 0
T20s 64 18 6 61 18* 5.08 88 69.31 0 0 4 2 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 5 10 930 682 7 2/43 3/170 97.42 4.40 132.8 0 0 0
ODIs 32 31 1413 1401 45 5/28 5/28 31.13 5.94 31.4 2 1 0
T20Is 19 17 335 438 12 2/32 2/32 36.50 7.84 27.9 0 0 0
First-class 21 40 3228 2038 51 5/67 5/81 39.96 3.78 63.2 3 1 0
List A 78 77 3366 3136 119 5/28 5/28 26.35 5.59 28.2 5 1 0
T20s 64 61 1249 1737 75 5/31 5/31 23.16 8.34 16.6 3 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington, Jan 12-16, 2017 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Bangladesh at Potchefstroom, Sep 28-Oct 2, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, Jun 17, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Bangladesh at East London, Oct 22, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Australia at Dhaka, Apr 1, 2014 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 10, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Barisal Division v Dhaka Metropolis at Barisal, Oct 30-Nov 2, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class East Zone (Bangladesh) v Central Zone (Bangladesh) at Sylhet, Dec 24-26, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Bangladesh A v England Lions at Chattogram, Jan 13, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Ireland A v Bangladeshis at Dublin, May 5, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Chittagong Kings v Dhaka Gladiators at Dhaka, Feb 14, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Chittagong Vikings v Sylhet Sixers at Dhaka, Feb 1, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/66, 14 Bangladeshis v Ireland A Dublin 5 May 2019 LA
2/57, 25* Rupganj v Abahani Ltd Savar (3) 21 Apr 2019 LA
4/54 Rupganj v Prime DSC Savar (3) 19 Apr 2019 LA
0/36 Rupganj v Uttara Sport Dhaka 10 Apr 2019 LA
1/10 Sixers v Vikings Dhaka 1 Feb 2019 T20
1/34 Sixers v Kings Chattogram 30 Jan 2019 T20
2/6 Sixers v Titans Chattogram 26 Jan 2019 T20
2/20 Sixers v Kings Chattogram 25 Jan 2019 T20
2/35 Sixers v Titans Dhaka 23 Jan 2019 T20
4/42 Sixers v Riders Sylhet 19 Jan 2019 T20
Profile

Even before he was anywhere near making his international debut, Taskin Ahmed became an internet sensation. A video of his spell against England Under-19s in 2012 found its way to Youtube, and the sight of a Bangladeshi fast bowler ripping it past batsman and hitting the wicketkeeper's gloves quite hard and high made people curious.

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Mar 10, 2018

Danushka Gunathilaka puts in a dive to make his ground while Taskin Ahmed looks on, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Nidahas T20I Tri-series, Colombo, March 10, 2018

Danushka Gunathilaka puts in a dive to make his ground while Taskin Ahmed looks on

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Nov 8, 2017

Taskin Ahmed bowled an over in which three wickets fell, Chittagong Vikings v Rangpur Riders, Bangladesh Premier League, Sylhet, November 8, 2017

Taskin Ahmed bowled an over in which three wickets fell

© Raton Gomes/BCB

Oct 29, 2017

Taskin Ahmed in his follow through, South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Potchefstroom, October 29, 2017

Taskin Ahmed in his follow through

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