Full name Mohammad Anwar Hossain
Born December 10, 1983, Lalbagh
Current age 33 years 105 days
Major teams Bangladesh, Dhaka Division, Dhaka Metropolis
Also known as Piju
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
|Only Test||Bangladesh v West Indies at Dhaka, Dec 8-10, 2002 scorecard|
|Only ODI||Bangladesh v West Indies at Dhaka, Dec 3, 2002 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Dhaka Division v Rajshahi Division at Barisal, Nov 28-30, 2011 scorecard|
|List A debut||2002/03|
|Last List A||Dhaka Division v Rajshahi Division at Dhaka, Jan 8, 2008 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|11, 3c/0s, 8, 0c/0s||Dhaka Div||v Rajshahi Div||Barisal||28 Nov 2011||FC|
|2c/0s, 2, 3c/0s, 6||Dhaka Div||v Barisal Div||Barisal||21 Nov 2011||FC|
|1c/0s, 16, 1c/0s, 21||Dhaka Div||v Barisal Div||Bogra||16 Apr 2011||FC|
|11, 2||Dhaka Div||v Rajshahi Div||Dhaka||1 Dec 2008||FC|
|0c/0s, 12, 0c/0s||Dhaka Div||v Sylhet Div||Dhaka||24 Nov 2008||FC|
|0c/0s, 65, 0/13||Dhaka Div||v Chittagong D||Chittagong||17 Nov 2008||FC|
|3c/0s, 18, 2c/0s, 33||Dhaka Div||v Barisal Div||Bogra||9 Nov 2008||FC|
|3c/0s, 5, 1c/0s, 29||Dhaka Div||v Sylhet Div||Sylhet||18 Oct 2008||FC|
|6, 1c/0s, 4||Dhaka Div||v Chittagong D||Fatullah||10 Oct 2008||FC|
|65, 1c/0s||Dhaka Div||v Rajshahi Div||Dhaka||8 Jan 2008||LA|
A one-game wonder, Anwar Hossain has played one Test and one ODI in a career that is still continuing in Bangladesh's domestic cricket where he plays for Dhaka Division. He is an accomplished wicketkeeper, having first come to attention when, as a 14-year-old, he kept wickets to the Indian bowlers during practice at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Sachin Tendulkar had patted his head afterwards, sparking curiosity about this little wicketkeeper.
In his sole appearances in 2002, Anwar played as a batsman in the third game of a one-day series against West Indies. He made a circumspect 42 in more than two hours, winning him a place in the first Test against the same opponents the following week. Clearly out of his depth, Anwar made little contribution and was never picked in the national team. His and many other wicketkeepers' career was forever overshadowed by Khaled Mashud, the country's No 1 keeper at the time.
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