Full name Rafiqul Alam
Born October 4, 1957, Dacca (now Dhaka, Bangladesh), Pakistan
Current age 59 years 65 days
Major teams Bangladesh
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|ODI debut||Bangladesh v Pakistan at Moratuwa, Mar 31, 1986 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Kandy, Apr 2, 1986 scorecard|
|List A span||1985/86 - 1985/86|
Renowned for his aggressive batting and all-round qualities, Rafiqul Alam first played for Bangladesh in 1980. He represented Bangladesh in two ODIs in 1986 and also appeared in the 1982 and 1986 ICC Trophy. He last played for the national team in the 1992 ACC Trophy in Singapore. He has also appeared in representative matches for Bangladesh. Alam also served as a match referee with the Bangladesh Cricket Board and was also involved in coaching. He became the national chairman of selectors in August 2007, replacing Faruque Ahmed.
Rabeed Imam August 2007
India have had a good two years in Test cricket. A lot of that comes down to having a squad that offers options, and a captain who knows how to maximise his players' threat
Barbados is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its independence. Is this selection of Bajan players from over the years better than most Test teams?
With Bangladesh struggling to put out a quality pace attack in Test cricket, the team management could perhaps coax the ODI captain to return in whites with a modified run-up
Poor shots, hilarious run-outs, making decent bowling look terrifying, and losing all ten for less than hundred: a look at the team's meltdowns this year