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Mohammad Mithun Ali (born February 13, 1991) is a cricketer from Bangladesh. He made his debut for Sylhet Division in 2006/07. A wicket keeper by trade, he also scored 26 against Dhaka Division. He plays for Rangpur Riders in the Bangladesh Premier League.[1] He made his Test cricket debut for the Bangladesh cricket team in November 2018.

Mohammad Mithun
Personal information
Full nameMohammad Mithun Ali
Born (1991-02-13) 13 February 1991 (age 28)
Kushtia, Khulna, Bangladesh
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
BattingRight-hand bat
BowlingRight-arm medium fast
RoleBatsman, occasional wicketkeeper
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 91)11 November 2018 v Zimbabwe
Last Test8 March 2019 v New Zealand
ODI debut (cap 111)17 June 2014 v India
Last ODI31 July 2019 v Sri Lanka
T20I debut (cap 41)12 February 2014 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I18 February 2018 v Sri Lanka
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2006-2009Sylhet Division
2009-Khulna Division
2012Barisal Burners
2013Khulna Royal Bengals
2015–presentRangpur Riders
2018–presentKandahar Knights
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 5 19 13 93
Runs scored 191 441 90 4,961
Batting average 21.22 31.50 10.00 34.69
100s/50s 0/1 0/4 0/0 12/25
Top score 67 63 47 186
Balls bowled - - - 91
Wickets - - - 2
Bowling average - - 35.50
5 wickets in innings - - 0
10 wickets in match - - 0
Best bowling - - 1/12
Catches/stumpings 2/0 6/0 3/– 133/20
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 31 July 2019

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Domestic careerEdit

Mithun made his first-class debut playing for Sylhet Division in November 2006. He enjoyed a good limited-overs season in 2008/09 when he topped the run charts for his team with 285 runs at an imposing strike rate of 105. He plays for Barisal Burners in the Bangladesh Premier League.

In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Rangpur Riders team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League.[2]

International careerEdit

His hard-hitting approach earned him a selection for the T20 World Cup in England. Mithun was named as replacement of captain Mushfiqur Rahim in the two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka in February 2014 as the wicketkeeper as captain has not yet been named in squad. Mithun had been in Bangladesh cricket team's World T20 squad in 2009, making this his second inclusion in the senior team. He was then called up to the ODI squad for the three-match series against India in June and made his ODI debut and scored 26 runs.

In October 2018, he was named in Bangladesh's Test squad for their series against Zimbabwe.[3] He made his debut for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe on 11 November 2018.[4] He became the most experienced first-class cricketer from Bangladesh to make his Test debut, with 88 matches.[5]

Cricket World Cup 2019Edit

In April 2019, he was named in Bangladesh's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.[6][7] His first debutante world cup match scored 21 runs against South Africa. [8]


Mohammad Mithun
Medal record
Men's Cricket
Representing   Bangladesh
Asian Games
  2010 Guangzhou Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mohammad Mithun". cricbuzz. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Full players list of the teams following Players Draft of BPL T20 2018-19". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh hand Nazmul, Mithun maiden Test call-ups". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  4. ^ "2nd Test, Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh at Dhaka, Nov 11-15 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Zimbabwe's shot at rare away series win". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Bangladesh pick ODI newbie Abu Jayed for World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Shakib, Jayed, Hossain in Bangladesh squad for World Cup". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  8. ^ "BD Vs. SA ICC Cricket World Cup at London, Jun 2 2019".

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