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.
|Full name||Mohammad Shamsur Rahman|
|Born||5 June 1988|
Comilla, Chittagong division, Bangladesh
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Bowling||Right arm offbreak|
|Test debut||27–30 January 2014 v Sri Lanka|
|Last Test||25–27 October 2014 v Zimbabwe|
|ODI debut||31 October 2013 v New Zealand|
|Last ODI||22 August 2014 v West Indies|
|T20I debut||31 March 2013 v New Zealand|
|Last T20I||27 August 2014 v West Indies|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 4 September 2017
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.
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.
In January 2014, Shamsur made 247, the third highest first-class score in Bangladesh at that point. Shortly after this, he was selected in the Bangladesh Test team, making his debut on 27 January against Sri Lanka.
In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Comilla Victorians team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League. 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. In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Khulna Tigers in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League.
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