Shamsur Rahman (cricketer)

Mohammad Shamsur Rahman (born 5 June 1988 in Comilla, Chittagong) is a Bangladeshi cricketer who plays as a right-handed batsman and right arm medium pace bowler. He has represented Bangladesh at international level. He is also known by his nickname Shuvo.[1]

Shamsur Rahman
Personal information
Full nameMohammad Shamsur Rahman
Born (1988-06-05) 5 June 1988 (age 32)
Comilla, Chittagong division, Bangladesh
NicknameShuvo
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
BattingRight-hand bat
BowlingRight arm offbreak
Rolebatsman
International information
National side
Test debut27–30 January 2014 v Sri Lanka
Last Test25–27 October 2014 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut31 October 2013 v New Zealand
Last ODI22 August 2014 v West Indies
T20I debut31 March 2013 v New Zealand
Last T20I27 August 2014 v West Indies
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2013-presentRangpur Riders
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC List A
Matches 6 10 103 121
Runs scored 305 266 6287 3477
Batting average 25.41 26.60 35.72 31.04
100s/50s 1/0 0/2 13/32 3/23
Top score 106 96 267 144*
Balls bowled 6 6 1211 825
Wickets 0 0 19 14
Bowling average - 41.52 48.57
5 wickets in innings - 1 0
10 wickets in match - 0 n/a
Best bowling -/- 5/69 2/7
Catches/stumpings 7/– 3/– 94/– 45/1
Source: Cricinfo, 4 September 2017
Shamsur Rahman
Medal record
Men's Cricket
Representing  Bangladesh
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou Team

Early and domestic careerEdit

Between 2004 and 2006, Shamsur represented the Bangladesh under-19 team in both Under-19 Tests and One-Day International matches. In 2006, he was a member of the Bangladesh squad at the 2006 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[1][2]

Shamsur made his first-class debut in 2005 playing for the Bangladesh Cricket Board President's XI against the touring Zimbabwean team.[3]

He made his debut for Khulna Division in 2005/06 and moved on to Dhaka Division in 2006/07. He also appeared for the Bangladesh Cricket Board President's XI in 2004/05 and Bangladesh A in the same season and represented his country in various age group sides, including in Under 19 'Test' and One Day International matches.[1][4]

In January 2014, Shamsur made 247, the third highest first-class score in Bangladesh at that point.[5] Shortly after this, he was selected in the Bangladesh Test team, making his debut on 27 January against Sri Lanka.[4][6]

He was the leading run-scorer for Mohammedan Sporting Club in the 2017–18 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, with 458 runs in 11 matches.[7]

In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Comilla Victorians team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League.[8] He was the leading run-scorer for Gazi Group Cricketers in the 2018–19 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League tournament, with 374 runs in 11 matches.[9] In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Khulna Tigers in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League.[10]

International careerEdit

He made his Twenty20 international debut on 31 March 2013 against Sri Lanka at Pallekelle.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Shamsur Rahman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 September 2017. (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Bangladesh target U-19 World Cup semi-finals". ESPNcricinfo. 1 February 2006. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ "First-class matches played by Shamsur Rahman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 September 2017. (subscription required)
  4. ^ a b c "Shamsur Rahman". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  5. ^ Isam, Mohammad (15 January 2014). "Shamsur pushes for Test slot with 267". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  6. ^ Isam, Mohammad (20 January 2014). "Shamsur Rahman gets Test call-up". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, 2017/18: Mohammedan Sporting Club". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Full players list of the teams following Players Draft of BPL T20 2018-19". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, 2018/19 - Gazi Group Cricketers: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  10. ^ "BPL draft: Tamim Iqbal to team up with coach Mohammad Salahuddin for Dhaka". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 November 2019.