Naeem Islam

Country: Bangladesh
Born: December 31, 1986, Gaibandha
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Allrounder

Naeem Islam Bio

Mohammed Naeem Islam, popularly known as Naeem Islam, is a distinguished cricket player from Bangladesh. Born on May 31, 1987, in Barishal, Bangladesh, Naeem has become a prominent figure in the national and international cricketing arena. With his remarkable batting skills, combined with his off-spin bowling abilities, Naeem has contributed significantly to the success of the Bangladesh cricket team throughout his career.

Having showcased his talent from an early age, Naeem emerged as a key player when he was part of the Bangladesh Under-19 team that clinched the Plate Championship in the 2003-04 Under-19 World Cup. His shining moment came in the Plate final against Australia, the defending champions, where he played a crucial innings, top-scoring for his team and helping them secure victory in an awe-inspiring fashion. This exemplary performance not only brought him recognition but also marked the beginning of his journey towards higher achievements.

Naeem’s consistent performances and outstanding skills earned him a well-deserved call-up to the Bangladesh national team in October 2008 for the One Day International (ODI) format. This opportunity arose due to the absence of several senior players who had joined the Indian Cricket League (ICL). Naeem seized this chance to demonstrate his prowess on the international stage. Additionally, his impressive performances during Bangladesh’s Academy tour of Sri Lanka, where he captained the side, further solidified his position in the national team. Naeem emerged as the leading run-scorer in the tour, amassing a commendable total of 304 runs at an average of 43.42 in just six matches.

With his versatile skills, Naeem quickly established himself as a versatile asset in the Bangladesh team. As a top-order batsman, he showcased a brilliant technique and a calm temperament, allowing him to tackle the most challenging bowlers with ease. His solid defense, combined with his ability to play attacking strokes, made him a formidable presence at the crease. Naeem’s on-field intelligence and astute decision-making skills earned him the trust of his teammates and captains alike.

In addition to his batting prowess, Naeem also possesses competent off-spin bowling skills. Although not his primary role in the team, he has been able to significantly contribute with crucial breakthroughs, providing valuable support to the regular bowlers. His ability to deceive the batsmen with subtle variations and accurate deliveries has often turned the tide in favor of Bangladesh.

Throughout his career, Naeem has represented Bangladesh in numerous international matches, including Test matches, ODIs, and Twenty20s. He has faced some of the world’s best bowlers and has consistently made valuable contributions to his team, both with the bat and the ball. Naeem’s dedication to the game, coupled with his unwavering commitment to his team’s success, has made him a respected and admired figure in Bangladesh cricket.

Off the field, Naeem is known for his humility and down-to-earth nature. Despite his success and recognition, he remains grounded and focused on continuous improvement. Naeem’s determination to learn and grow as a cricketer has made him a role model for aspiring young cricketers in Bangladesh.

As Naeem Islam continues to make an impact on the cricketing world, his contributions to the sport and his nation will be remembered for years to come. With his exceptional skill set, unwavering dedication, and humble demeanor, he has undoubtedly etched his name among the greats of Bangladesh cricket.

Naeem Islam Career Stats

Naeem Islam Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 8 15 2 416 108 32 1110 37.47 1 1 52 4 2 0
T20Is 10 10 1 130 28 14.44 114 114.03 0 0 8 7 2 0
ODIs 59 51 15 975 84 27.08 1473 66.19 0 5 84 13 19 0
FC 172 280 34 10627 221 43.19 24419 43.51 33 45 - - 102 1
List A 243 230 52 7713 124 43.33 10497 73.47 13 49 - - 99 2
T20s 91 77 20 1303 72 22.85 1193 109.22 0 5 109 35 30 0

Naeem Islam Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 8 14 574 303 1 1/11 1/27 303 3.16 574 0 0 0
T20Is 10 6 90 122 3 2/32 2/32 40.66 8.13 30 0 0 0
ODIs 59 48 1743 1407 35 3/32 3/32 40.2 4.84 49.8 0 0 0
FC 172 - 5551 2736 54 5/50 - 50.66 2.95 102.7 0 1 0
List A 243 - 5613 4256 132 4/31 4/31 32.24 4.54 42.5 2 0 0
T20s 91 36 463 608 25 3/7 3/7 24.32 7.87 18.5 0 0 0

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