Najmul Hossain Shanto

Bangladesh|Top order Batter
Najmul Hossain Shanto
INTL CAREER: 2017 - 2022
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Full Name

Najmul Hossain Shanto

Born

August 25, 1998, Rajshahi

Age

24y 105d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Playing Role

Top order Batter

Nazmul Hossain Shanto emerged from an unusual source in Bangladesh cricket - the schools. A double-century in a school one-day match in Rajshahi grabbed the attention of age-group scouts, who quickly drafted the left-hander into Bangladesh's Under-17s. Soon, he graduated to the Under-19s in 2013, and went on to play two World Cups at that level, in 2014 and 2016.

By November 2014, Nazmul had made his first-class debut for Rajshahi and the following year made his maiden first-class century. In the 2016 Dhaka Premier League, where he had his first taste of real competition in the domestic system, he made 537 runs at 41.30. But it was his 2016 Under-19 World Cup exploits - 259 runs at 64.75 - that grabbed the selectors' attention and led them to pick him for the senior team's training camp in Sydney ahead of their 2016-17 New Zealand tour.

With Mominul Haque ruled out with a rib injury on the day before the second Test in Christchurch, Nazmul was drafted in to the playing XI, becoming the 84th Bangladeshi to play Test cricket.
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Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test1936191316326.08193147.282210113130
ODI151502103814.0034560.860022230
T20I171713847124.00355108.1602403110
FC6411064077253*39.20763553.39101948438410
List A120118143667150*35.25443082.7761730972560
T201039782132115*23.951765120.792818969490
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test19882620---4.53-000
ODI151640---4.00-000
T20I171630---3.00-000
FC642753131662/442/4552.663.5788.5000
List A12023395373112/392/3933.905.6635.9000
T201031311613752/22/227.407.0823.2000
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Photos
Najmul Hossain Shanto looks back to see his stumps shattered by Umran Malik
Najmul Hossain Shanto pulls one
Litton Das raises his bat after he brought up a 21-ball fifty
Najmul Hossain Shanto accelerated after getting to his half-century
Najmul Hossain Shanto brought up a 45-ball half-century
Najmul Hossain Shanto played his part in keeping the innings going