Matches (22)
IPL (2)
Uganda Women in Nepal (1)
ZIM v NAM (1)
Charlotte Edwards (4)
Inter-Insular (2)
SLCD-XI in ENG (1)
ENG v NZ (1)
County DIV1 (4)
County DIV2 (3)
4-Day Championship (3)

Full Name

Saqlain Sajib

Born

December 01, 1988, Rajshahi

Age

33y 171d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Slow Left arm Orthodox

Playing Role

Bowler

TEAMS

Saqlain Sajib waited nine years for his shot at the highest level but when it came, the proud day turned out to be a nightmare. He conceded 40 runs in the 3.3 overs he bowled against Australia in his only international game, during the 2016 World T20. His selection drew flak as he had just arrived in Bangalore that morning after being flown in as Arafat Sunny's replacement.

But those 21 deliveries, which could well be his only contribution in Bangladesh colours, don't really define Saqlain's career. He is highly rated as a left-arm spinner in the domestic circuit, having been one of the top five wicket-takers in almost every season since his debut in 2007.

He has played most of his cricket for Rajshahi Division, where he grew up. He was one of those Rajshahi cricketers - along with Farhad Reza, Farhad Hossain and Jahurul Islam - considered to be part of their golden generation that helped the division dominate the National Cricket League till the 2011-12 season.

He finished the NCL with more than 50 wickets in a single season in 2009-10 and 2011-12. A nine-wicket haul against Zimbabwe A in 2014 was the best of his 20 five-wicket hauls but it still didn't lead to a senior call-up at the time. The presence of bowlers like Abdur Razzak and Arafat Sunny didn't allow Sajib to get a long run at the highest level.

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Career Averages
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
T20I1121400---11.42-000
FC971681985996533799/8215/13225.462.9152.312213
List A122121569741221447/587/5828.624.3439.5410
T2051509921185474/284/2825.217.1621.1100
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
T20I1-----------00
FC971284370347*8.27272725.7700852380
List A122613027631*8.9044362.3000145380
T20511612441111.004695.65002190
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Saqlain Sajib returned figures of 1 for 23 in his four over spell
Saqlain Sajib took a List A career-best 7 for 58
Saqlain Sajib acknowledges the crowd after his seven-for led Abahani Limited to the DPL title
Jubair Hossain (middle) and Saqlain Sajib (right) strung a match-winning 31 runs for the ninth wicket
Saqlain Sajib was named Man of the Match
Saqlain Sajib acknowledges the cheers after taking a six-wicket haul