Taijul Islam      

Full name Taijul Islam

Born February 7, 1992, Natore

Current age 23 years 88 days

Major teams Bangladesh, Bangladesh Under-19s, Bangladesh Under-23s, Duronto Rajshahi, Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club, Rajshahi Division

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Taijul Islam
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 10 1 87 32 9.66 183 47.54 0 0 11 0 5 0
ODIs 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 26 42 10 431 64 13.46 777 55.46 0 1 63 3 20 0
List A 37 17 3 74 19 5.28 134 55.22 0 0 8 1 18 0
Twenty20 22 4 2 11 6* 5.50 19 57.89 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 11 1643 841 31 8/39 9/81 27.12 3.07 53.0 0 3 0
ODIs 2 2 102 69 4 4/11 4/11 17.25 4.05 25.5 1 0 0
First-class 26 47 6159 3175 125 8/39 12/122 25.40 3.09 49.2 5 11 4
List A 37 37 1833 1364 48 6/19 6/19 28.41 4.46 38.1 2 1 0
Twenty20 22 22 444 520 26 2/12 2/12 20.00 7.02 17.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Bangladesh at Kingstown, Sep 5-9, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Pakistan at Khulna, Apr 28-May 2, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Dec 1, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Bangladesh at Hamilton, Mar 13, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Barisal Division v Rajshahi Division at Fatullah, Apr 10-13, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Bangladesh v Pakistan at Khulna, Apr 28-May 2, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Bangladesh Under-23s v Sri Lanka Under-23s at Singapore, Aug 18, 2013 scorecard
Last List A East Zone (Bangladesh) v North Zone (Bangladesh) at Dhaka, Apr 12, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Duronto Rajshahi v Khulna Royal Bengals at Dhaka, Feb 26, 2012 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Prime Bank Cricket Club v UCB-BCB Eleven at Dhaka, Dec 31, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 6/163 Bangladesh v Pakistan Khulna 28 Apr 2015 Test # 2159
1/111, 1, 2/97, 0* North Z (BD) v South Z (BD) Fatullah 21 Apr 2015 FC
1/40, 6* BCB XI v Pakistanis Fatullah 15 Apr 2015 Other OD
3/56 North Z (BD) v East Z (BD) Dhaka 12 Apr 2015 LA
2/25 North Z (BD) v South Z (BD) Fatullah 9 Apr 2015 LA
6*, 0/30 North Z (BD) v East Z (BD) Fatullah 7 Apr 2015 LA
3/29 North Z (BD) v Cent Z (BD) Fatullah 5 Apr 2015 LA
0/58 Bangladesh v New Zealand Hamilton 13 Mar 2015 ODI # 3634
0, 2/29 Bangladesh v Ireland Sydney 12 Feb 2015 Other OD
- Bangladesh v Pakistan Sydney 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
Profile

Taijul Islam is another in a long line of left-arm spinners that Bangladesh have produced, but in his first international season he has come up with two outstanding displays which have made him stand out. In only his third Test, against ZImbabwe in Mirpur, he took 8 for 39, the best figures by a Bangladesh bowler in Tests. A month later, making his ODI debut against the same opponents at the same venue, he took a hat-trick, becoming the first bowler ever to take a hat-trick on ODI debut.

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May 1, 2015

Taijul Islam bounds in to deliver, Bangladesh v Pakistan, 1st Test, Khulna, 4th day, May 1, 2015

Taijul Islam bounds in to deliver

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Apr 30, 2015

Taijul Islam celebrates Misbah-ul-Haq's wicket, Bangladesh v Pakistan, 1st Test, Khulna, 3rd day, April 30, 2015

Taijul Islam celebrates Misbah-ul-Haq's wicket

© AFP

Jan 12, 2015

Taijul Islam and Arafat Sunny at a training session, Dhaka, January 12, 2015

Taijul Islam and Arafat Sunny at a training session

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Results
Rajshahi Div v Dhaka Div at Dhaka - May 10-14, 2011
Match drawn (Rajshahi Div won on 1st innings)
Barisal Div v Sylhet Div at Rajshahi - Apr 22-25, 2011
Match drawn
Dhaka Div v Rajshahi Div at Bogra - Apr 22-25, 2011
Rajshahi Div won by an innings and 157 runs
Barisal Div v Dhaka Div at Bogra - Apr 16-19, 2011
Match drawn
Rajshahi Div v Sylhet Div at Rajshahi - Apr 16-19, 2011
Rajshahi Div won by 4 wickets
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