Taskin Ahmed      

Full name Taskin Ahmed

Born April 3, 1995, Dhaka

Current age 23 years 291 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 74 36 14 201 38* 9.13 269 74.72 0 0 12 8 16 0
T20s 59 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 74 73 3192 2923 110 5/28 5/28 26.57 5.49 29.0 4 1 0
T20s 59 56 1170 1632 67 5/31 5/31 24.35 8.36 17.4 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 Bangladesh A at Dublin, Aug 8, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Chittagong Kings v Dhaka Gladiators at Dhaka, Feb 14, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Rangpur Riders v Sylhet Sixers at Sylhet, Jan 19, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4/42 Sixers v Riders Sylhet 19 Jan 2019 T20
1, 1/32 Sixers v Dynamites Sylhet 18 Jan 2019 T20
2/34 Sixers v Riders Sylhet 16 Jan 2019 T20
4, 0/8 Sixers v Victorians Sylhet 15 Jan 2019 T20
3/38, 18* Sixers v Dynamites Dhaka 12 Jan 2019 T20
4/28 Sixers v Vikings Dhaka 9 Jan 2019 T20
4, 0/31 Sixers v Victorians Dhaka 6 Jan 2019 T20
4/96, 9, 1/37, 2* Cent Z (BD) v East Z (BD) Sylhet 24 Dec 2018 FC
2/44, 9, 0/19 Cent Z (BD) v North Z (BD) Rajshahi 18 Dec 2018 FC
29, 5/67, 13*, 0/14 Dhaka Metro v Chittagong D Bogra 15 Oct 2018 FC
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

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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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