Taskin Ahmed      

Full name Taskin Ahmed

Born April 3, 1995, Dhaka

Current age 24 years 255 days

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

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 25 36 14 249 34 11.31 527 47.24 0 0 23 6 3 0
List A 78 38 15 240 38* 10.43 314 76.43 0 0 17 8 16 0
T20s 66 20 7 73 18* 5.61 95 76.84 0 0 4 3 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 25 47 3833 2338 68 5/67 7/108 34.38 3.65 56.3 4 1 0
List A 78 77 3366 3136 119 5/28 5/28 26.35 5.59 28.2 5 1 0
T20s 66 63 1267 1774 75 5/31 5/31 23.65 8.40 16.8 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 Dhaka Metropolis v Barisal Division at Barisal, Nov 16-19, 2019 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 Chattogram Challengers v Rangpur Rangers at Dhaka, Dec 14, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
11*, 0/14 Rangers v Challengers Dhaka 14 Dec 2019 T20
0/23, 1 Rangers v Warriors Dhaka 11 Dec 2019 T20
4/67, 4, 3/41 Dhaka Metro v Barisal Div Barisal 16 Nov 2019 FC
2/54, 3/24 Dhaka Metro v Sylhet Div Rajshahi 9 Nov 2019 FC
1, 3/34, 2/49 Dhaka Metro v Chittagong D Chattogram 2 Nov 2019 FC
0/31 Dhaka Metro v Barisal Div Bogra 26 Oct 2019 FC
1/57 Bangladesh v SL Pres. XI Colombo (PSS) 23 Jul 2019 Other OD
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
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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Jul 23, 2019

Taskin Ahmed in action,  Sri Lanka Board President's XI v Bangladesh, Tour match, Colombo

Taskin Ahmed in action

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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