Khulna Division cricket team

The Khulna Division cricket team is a first-class team representing the Khulna Division in south-west Bangladesh, one of the country's eight administrative regions. The team competes in the National Cricket League and was a participant in the now-defunct National Cricket League One-Day. In the short-lived National Cricket League Twenty20 competition, played in the 2009–10 season only, Khulna adopted the name Kings of Khulna and played in black and yellow. The equivalent team in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is the Khulna Titans.

Khulna's main home ground is the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna city, which has a capacity of 15,000.

Khulna have won the NCL seven times, including the three consecutive seasons 2015–16, 2016–17, and 2017–18, and they won the 2002–03 National Cricket League One-Day.



Season NCL One-Day NCL T20
1999-2000 4th
2000-01 4th
2001-02 5th 5th
2002-03 1st 1st
2003-04 3rd 3rd
2004-05 3rd 3rd
2005-06 6th 6th
2006-07 6th 6th
2007-08 1st 3rd
2008-09 3rd 4th
2009-10 4th not held 4th
2010-11 5th 4th
2011-12 2nd
2012-13 1st
2013-14 4th
2014-15 2nd
2015-16 1st
2016-17 1st
2017-18 1st
2018-19 3rd
2019-20 1st

Current squadEdit

As of 7 October 2019, the squad for the 2019–20 season.[1]
Name Nat Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Tushar Imran   Right-handed bat Right arm medium
Imrul Kayes   Left-handed bat
Soumya Sarkar   Left-hand bat Right-arm medium
Amit Majumder   Left-hand bat Left-arm leg break
Nurul Hasan   Right-hand bat Batsman
Nurul Hasan   Right-hand bat Batsman
Ziaur Rahman   Right-hand bat Right-arm fast medium
Mehedi Hasan   Right-hand bat Right-arm off break
Rubel Hossain   Right-handed bat Right-arm medium fast
Al-Amin Hossain   Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Robiul Islam   Right-hand bat Right-arm off break
Abdur Razzak   Left-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Mustafizur Rahman   Left-hand bat Left-arm medium-fast
Nahidul Islam  


Until 2004 Khulna used Shamsul Huda Stadium in Jessore for its home matches. Since then it has played most of its home matches at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna (formerly known as Khulna Divisional Stadium and Bir Shrestha Shahid Flight Lieutenant Motiur Rahman Stadium), which is now also a Test venue.


At the end of the 2019–20 season Khulna Division had played 161 first-class matches, with 50 wins, 39 losses and 72 draws.[2] The highest score is 216 by Anamul Haque against Rangpur Division in 2017–18.[3] The best innings bowling figures are 9 for 84 and 9 for 91, both by Abdur Razzak.[4] Razzak also has the best match figures of 15 for 193 (8 for 123 and 7 for 70), against Barisal Division in 2011–12.[5]


  1. ^ ঢাকার আশরাফুল বরিশালে, দল পাননি শহীদ–শরীফ. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 7 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Khulna Division playing record". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Most Runs in an Innings for Khulna Division". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Most wickets in an innings for Khulna Division". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Barisal Division v Khulna Division 2011-12". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2015.

External linksEdit

Other sourcesEdit

  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack (annual): various issues