Khulna Division cricket team
The Khulna Division cricket team is a Bangladeshi first-class team representing the Khulna Division in south-west Bangladesh, one of the country's seven 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 have won the NCL six times, including the three consecutive seasons 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–18, and they won the 2002–03 National Cricket League One-Day.
- As of 4 September 2017
|Name||Nat||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|Tushar Imran||Right-hand bat||Right-arm medium|
|Mosaddek Iftekhar||Right-hand bat||Right-arm off break|
|Amit Majumder||Left-hand bat||Left-arm leg break|
|Mahmudul Haque||Right-hand bat||Right-arm medium|
|Nurul Hasan||Right-hand bat||Batsman|
|Anamul Haque||Right-hand bat||Wicketkeeper|
|Mohammad Mithun||Right-hand bat||Wicketkeeper|
|Ziaur Rahman||Right-hand bat||Right-arm fast medium|
|Afif Hossain||Left-hand bat||Right-arm off break|
|Mehedi Hasan||Right-hand bat||Right-arm off break|
|Mashrafe Mortaza||Right-hand bat||Right-arm fast-medium||Captain|
|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|
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 2017–18 season Khulna Division had played 150 first-class matches, with 47 wins, 38 losses and 65 draws. The highest score is 216 by Anamul Haque against Rangpur Division in 2017–18. The best innings bowling figures are 9 for 84 and 9 for 91, both by Abdur Razzak. Razzak also has the best match figures of 15 for 193 (8 for 123 and 7 for 70), against Barisal Division in 2011–12.
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- "Most Runs in an Innings for Khulna Division". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
- "Most wickets in an innings for Khulna Division". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
- "Barisal Division v Khulna Division 2011-12". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
- Wisden Cricketers Almanack (annual): various issues