Akram Khan      

Full name Mohammad Akram Hussain Khan

Born November 1, 1968, Chittagong

Current age 45 years 356 days

Major teams Bangladesh, Chittagong Division

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Nephew - Nafees Iqbal, Nephew - Tamim Iqbal

Mohammad Akram Hussain Khan
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 8 16 0 259 44 16.18 686 37.75 0 0 29 3 3 0
ODIs 44 44 2 976 65 23.23 1721 56.71 0 5 8 0
First-class 43 77 4 2117 129* 29.00 2 10 24 0
List A 94 88 9 2192 82 27.74 0 12 18 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 44 6 117 138 0 - - - 7.07 - 0 0 0
First-class 43 51 23 1 1/7 23.00 2.70 51.0 0 0
List A 94 202 228 0 - - - 6.77 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, Nov 10-13, 2000 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka, May 1-4, 2003 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v Pakistan at Chittagong, Oct 29, 1988 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka, Apr 17, 2003 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Chittagong Division v Barisal Division at Comilla, Jan 10-13, 2004 scorecard
List A debut 1988/89
Last List A Chittagong Division v Barisal Division at Chittagong, Feb 23, 2005 scorecard
Profile

Akram Khan is the first real hero of Bangladesh cricket, despite the inches around his waist. A right-handed batsman, the favourite son of Chittagong was one of the mainstays of the Bangladesh team during the 1990s, a period of transition from Associate to Full Member Nation. He was part of a trio of experienced hands in the middle-order alongside Aminul Islam and Minhazul Abedin who tirelessly kept up the dream of the country one day playing in the World Cup. Akram was the percentage player who was a quick judge of the single (again, don't go by his weight) and who had an eye for the blast down the ground. He was confident while facing spin but as age set in and reflexes slowed, Akram took blows on the body in Bangladesh's new era - the era of Test cricket.

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Jul 14, 2013

Shane Jurgensen speaks to chief selector Akram Khan, Mirpur, July 14, 2013

Shane Jurgensen speaks to chief selector Akram Khan

© BCB

Mar 10, 2012

Bangladesh chief selector Akram Khan speaks to the media, Dhaka, March 10, 2012

Bangladesh chief selector Akram Khan speaks to the media

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Oct 17, 2011

Mushfiqur Rahim, Minhajul Abedin and Akram Khan run to take shelter from the rain, Chittagong, October 17, 2011

Mushfiqur Rahim, Minhajul Abedin and Akram Khan run to take shelter from the rain

© AFP

Tournament Results
KKR v Super Kings at Chennai - May 27, 2012
KKR won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Super Kings at Chennai - May 25, 2012
Super Kings won by 86 runs
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Bangalore - May 23, 2012
Super Kings won by 38 runs
Daredevils v KKR at Pune - May 22, 2012
KKR won by 18 runs
Royals v Mum Indians at Jaipur - May 20, 2012
Mum Indians won by 10 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Chargers v RCB at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 20, 2012
Chargers won by 9 runs
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