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Taskin Ahmed      

Full name Taskin Ahmed

Born April 3, 1995, Dhaka

Current age 25 years 206 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 27 39 14 256 34 10.24 564 45.39 0 0 24 6 4 0
List A 79 38 15 240 38* 10.43 314 76.43 0 0 17 8 16 0
T20s 72 24 9 83 18* 5.53 106 78.30 0 0 5 3 8 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 27 51 4255 2574 78 5/54 7/108 33.00 3.62 54.5 4 2 0
List A 79 78 3426 3182 119 5/28 5/28 26.73 5.57 28.7 5 1 0
T20s 72 69 1405 1975 86 5/31 5/31 22.96 8.43 16.3 4 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 Central Zone (Bangladesh) v North Zone (Bangladesh) at Sylhet, Feb 7-10, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Bangladesh A v England Lions at Chattogram, Jan 13, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Mohammedan Sporting Club v Shinepukur Cricket Club at Fatullah, Mar 16, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Chittagong Kings v Dhaka Gladiators at Dhaka, Feb 14, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Dhaka Platoon v Rangpur Rangers at Dhaka, Jan 10, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1, 0/45 Najmul XI v Mahmudullah Dhaka 25 Oct 2020 Other OD
2, 4/36 Najmul XI v Tamim XI Dhaka 21 Oct 2020 Other OD
0, 0/25 Najmul XI v Mahmudullah Dhaka 17 Oct 2020 Other OD
1/41, 6 Najmul XI v Tamim XI Dhaka 15 Oct 2020 Other OD
2/37 Najmul XI v Mahmudullah Dhaka 11 Oct 2020 Other OD
0/46 Mohammedan v Shinepukur Fatullah 16 Mar 2020 LA
5/54, 0, 2/81, 0 North Z (BD) v Cent Z (BD) Sylhet 7 Feb 2020 FC
2/33, 7, 1/68 North Z (BD) v South Z (BD) Chattogram 31 Jan 2020 FC
0, 2/25 Rangers v Platoon Dhaka 10 Jan 2020 T20
3/32, 4* Rangers v Platoon Dhaka 8 Jan 2020 T20
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

© AFP

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

© AFP/Getty Images

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