Nazmul Islam

Country: Bangladesh
Born: March 21, 1992, Dhaka
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Bowler

Nazmul Islam Bio

Mohammad Nazmul Islam, popularly known as Nazmul Islam, is a talented left-arm spinner hailing from Bangladesh. Born on July 15, 1991, he burst onto the international cricket scene in 2018 and has since established himself as a key player in the Bangladesh national cricket team.

Nazmul’s cricketing journey began when he made his first-class debut in 2010 at a tender age of just under 19. Unlike many of his compatriots who progressed through the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s age-group playing system, Nazmul had to take a longer and more challenging route to earn a spot in the senior side. He had to prove his mettle and display his skills in domestic cricket to catch the attention of selectors.

The breakthrough season for Nazmul came in 2013-14 when he excelled in the National Cricket League, showcasing his talents by scalping 31 wickets. However, he had to contend with formidable competition from other left-arm spinners, such as Abdur Razzak, Enamul Haque jnr, and Saqlain Sajib, which kept him waiting for his opportunity on the international stage.

Fate finally smiled upon Nazmul when his impressive performance in the 2017 edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) could no longer be ignored by the selectors. With 12 wickets to his name in the tournament, he caught the attention of the national team’s think-tank, and his hard work paid off as he received his maiden call-up to the Bangladesh T20I squad in February 2018.

Although Nazmul didn’t have an explosive start to his international career, the Bangladesh coaching staff and selectors recognized his effectiveness and appreciated his unique abilities. His trademark celebration, the “snake dance,” became popular among fans and added to his growing popularity.

Ever since his T20I debut, Nazmul’s career graph has been steeply ascending. His consistent performances, coupled with his ability to deceive batsmen with his variation and control, earned him a place in the Bangladesh ODI squad for the prestigious Asia Cup in September 2018. He made his debut in the Super Fours stage against Afghanistan, leaving a mark with his economic bowling and promising talent.

Nazmul’s unyielding dedication, perseverance, and passion for the game have propelled him to where he stands today. He has become an integral part of the Bangladesh national cricket team, instilling fear in the minds of opposing batsmen with his skillful and crafty spin bowling. His ability to take wickets at crucial moments and provide breakthroughs for his team has made him a valuable asset.

As of now, Nazmul continues to make significant contributions to Bangladesh cricket, be it in T20Is or ODIs. With his steady progress, he holds the promise of achieving even greater heights in the future. With his charming personality, unique celebrations, and unwavering commitment to the game, Nazmul has won the hearts of cricket fans across the world, and his journey to success is far from over.

Nazmul Islam Career Stats

Nazmul Islam Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 4 4 2 16 25 0 0 1 0 0 0
T20Is 13 4 3 18 7 18 17 105.88 0 0 2 0 2 0
ODIs 5 1 0 7 7 7 13 53.84 0 0 0 0 2 0
FC 84 105 21 849 38 10.1 2131 39.84 0 0 105 8 37 0
List A 119 65 23 280 22 6.66 499 56.11 0 0 16 2 39 0
T20s 95 25 14 84 16 7.63 91 92.3 0 0 7 1 22 0

Nazmul Islam Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 2 174 76 4 2/27 4/76 19 2.62 43.5 0 0 0
T20Is 13 12 231 265 8 3/28 3/28 33.12 6.88 28.8 0 0 0
ODIs 5 5 264 224 5 2/38 2/38 44.8 5.09 52.8 0 0 0
FC 84 139 16621 7505 267 6/23 10/64 28.1 2.7 62.2 16 9 2
List A 119 118 5830 4161 148 5/32 5/32 28.11 4.28 39.3 2 3 0
T20s 95 90 1662 2074 74 4/18 4/18 28.02 7.48 22.4 1 0 0

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