Mohammad Anamul Haque Bijoy (born 16 December 1992) is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is a wicket-keeper and an opening right-handed batsman. He is the first player to score 1000 runs and most runs in a single List-A tournament.
Mohammad Anamul Haque Bijoy
|Born||16 December 1992|
Kushtia, Khulna, Bangladesh
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Test debut (cap 66)||8 March 2013 v Sri Lanka|
|Last Test||24 June 2022 v West Indies|
|ODI debut (cap 103)||30 November 2012 v West Indies|
|Last ODI||10 August 2022 v Zimbabwe|
|ODI shirt no.||66|
|T20I debut (cap 33)||10 December 2012 v West Indies|
|Last T20I||30 August 2022 v Afghanistan|
|Domestic team information|
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 30 August 2022
He captained the Bangladesh U 19 world cup team in Australia and came out as the highest run scorer in the tournament. He made two hundred and won a Player of the Match there.
Anamul made his first-class debut for Dhaka Division in the National Cricket League in late 2008. He earned the early call-up through some impressive work at the BKSP, the country's biggest sports institute.
He was the leading run-scorer in the 2018–19 Bangladesh Cricket League, with 658 runs in six matches. He was also the leading run-scorer for Prime Bank Cricket Club in the 2018–19 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League tournament, with 552 runs in 16 matches.
In May 2021, he was named as the captain in Prime Bank Cricket Club's squad for the 2021 Dhaka Premier Division Twenty20 Cricket League. In the 2021–22 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, he became the first batter in the League's history to score 1,000 runs in a season.
Bangladesh Premier LeagueEdit
In the 2012 Bangladesh Premier League, Dhaka Gladiators bought Anamul for $20,000. He scored 176 runs in 12 matches. In the 2013 season of BPL, he was bought again by the Dhaka Gladiators for $121,000. Anamul was the second top-scorer for his team that season scoring 356 runs in 13 innings along with 3 fifties.
Anamul was signed by the Chittagong Kings in the 2015 Bangladesh Premier League. He accumulated 142 runs in the nine innings he played. The following season playing for the same team, Anamul scored 250 runs in 13 innings with 1 fifty. In the 2017-18 season, he scored 206 runs in 9 innings with 2 half-centuries.
He made his place in Bangladesh squad for 2012 Asia Cup. He made his Test debut against Sri Lanka on 8 March 2013 at Galle. He made his ODI debut against West Indies in Bangladesh in the first game of 2012 Sahara Cup in Khulna and went on to make his maiden century in the second game of the series on 2 December 2012. His match winning 120 earned him the title of the Player of the Match only in his second ODI of his career.
His knock of 120 against West Indies at Khulna was nominated to be one of the best ODI batting performances of the year by ESPNCricinfo.
He was then called up for the Bangladesh squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup. He played as an opening batsmen alongside Tamim Iqbal. On the fifth of March, Anamul dislocated his shoulder while trying to save a boundary and that resulted in him being ruled out of the world cup. Anamul was ruled into Bangladesh national cricket team in West Indies series but he didn't perform as well as expected.
Records and achievementsEdit
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- "Anamul Haque profile and biography, stats, records, averages, photos and videos". Espncricinfo.com.
- "Anamul, Ashraful sparkle in rain-hit matches". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
- "Bangladesh Cricket League, 2018/19: Most runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
- "Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, 2018/19 - Prime Bank Cricket Club: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
- "Bijoy to lead Prime Bank in DPL". Cricfrenzy. Archived from the original on 2 June 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
- "Anamul first to reach 1000-run landmark". The Daily Star. 26 April 2022. Retrieved 26 April 2022.
- "Bangladesh Premier League: Players Standing After Auction" (PDF).
- "Bangladesh Premier League, 2011/12 - Dhaka Gladiators Cricket Team Records & Stats". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
- "Bangladesh Premier League, 2012/13 - Dhaka Gladiators Cricket Team Records & Stats". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
- "Nineteen overseas players picked in BPL draft". Espncricinfo.com.
- "Bangladesh Premier League, 2015/16 - Chattogram Challengers Cricket Team Records & Stats". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
- "Bangladesh Premier League, 2016/17 - Chattogram Challengers Cricket Team Records & Stats". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
- "Bangladesh Premier League, 2017/18 - Chattogram Challengers Cricket Team Records & Stats". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
- "Bangladesh Premier League, 2018/19 - Comilla Victorians Cricket Team Records & Stats". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
- "Bangladesh Premier League, 2019/20 - Minister Group Dhaka Cricket Team Records & Stats". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
- "Bangladesh Premier League, 2021/22 - Sylhet Sunrisers Cricket Team Records & Stats". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
- "Tamim dropped, Mushfiqur retained captain". ESPNcricinfo. 6 March 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
- "Kohli's blitz, and Amla's record". ESPNcricinfo. 10 January 2013.
- "Anamul Haque becomes first cricketer ever to score 1000+ runs in a List A Cricket tournament". CricTracker. 27 April 2022. Retrieved 28 April 2022.