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Mohammedan Sporting Club cricket team

Mohammedan Sporting Club is a team that plays List A cricket in the Dhaka Premier League. It is affiliated with the Mohammedan Sporting Club football team.

Mohammedan Sporting Club
Personnel
CaptainNadif Chowdhury &
Raqibul Hasan
Overseas player(s)Rajat Bhatia
Chaturanga de Silva
Bipul Sharma

HistoryEdit

Mohammedan Sporting Club won the Dhaka Premier League title nine times in the years before it became a List A competition, second only to Abahani Limited, who won 17 times.[1]

List A recordEdit

  • 2013-14: 15 matches, won 9, finished fourth
  • 2014-15: 16 matches, won 8, finished sixth
  • 2015-16: 16 matches, won 8, finished fifth
  • 2016-17: 16 matches, won 8, finished fifth
  • 2017-18: 11 matches, won 5, tied 1, finished seventh
  • 2018-19: 16 matches, won 7, finished sixth

Mashrafe Mortaza captained the team in 2013-14 and 2014-15, Mushfiqur Rahim in 2015-16, Tamim Iqbal and Raqibul Hasan in 2016-17, Shamsur Rahman in 2017-18, and Raqibul Hasan and Nadif Chowdhury in 2018-19.

Current squadEdit

Players with international caps are listed in bold

Name Nat Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Raqibul Hasan   Right-hand bat Right-arm leg break Twenty20 Captain
Nadif Chowdhury   Right-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox List A Captain
Avishek Mitra   Right-hand bat Right-arm off break
Abdul Mazid   Right-hand bat Right-arm off break
Liton Das   Right-hand bat
Tushar Imran   Right-hand bat
All-rounders
Mohammad Ashraful   Right-hand bat Right-arm leg break
Alauddin Babu   Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Rajat Bhatia   Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Wicketkeepers
Irfan Sukkur   Left-hand bat
Spin Bowlers
Sohag Gazi   Right-hand bat Right-arm off break
Saqlain Sajib   Left-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Nihaduzzaman   Right-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Rahatul Ferdous   Left-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Chaturanga de Silva   Left-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Bipul Sharma   Left-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Bowlers
Shafiul Islam   Right-hand bat Right-arm fast-medium
Qazi Onik   Left-hand bat Left-arm medium-fast
Shahadat Hossain   Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast

RecordsEdit

The highest score is 190, the competition record at the time, by Raqibul Hasan against Abahani in 2016-17[2] and the best bowling figures are 6 for 24 by Taijul Islam in 2016-17.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Morgan stars in Gazi Tank's title win". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  2. ^ Isam, Mohammad. "Raqibul's mammoth 190 headlines 705-run slugfest". Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 May 2017.

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