Shafiul Islam

Country: Bangladesh
Born: October 06, 1989, Bogra
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium
Playing role: Bowler

Shafiul Islam Bio

Shafiul Islam, a talented right-arm fast bowler from Bangladesh, has made a significant impact on the cricket scene with his raw talent and skill. Born on October 6, 1989, in Gazipur, Bangladesh, Shafiul quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the country’s most promising players.

Shafiul burst onto the first-class scene in 2007 and immediately showcased his abilities with a remarkable debut performance for Rajshahi Division. Taking five wickets in his first match, he almost single-handedly guided his team to an unlikely victory with his explosive batting. This performance caught the attention of the national selectors, who recognized his potential and began closely monitoring his progress.

Throughout his early career, Shafiul consistently impressed with his ability to swing the ball and generate pace. Despite the challenging playing conditions in Bangladesh, he maintained an impressive bowling average of just over 25 in his first two seasons, a testament to his natural talent and dedication. Additionally, his success was further highlighted by the unfortunate injuries to some of Bangladesh’s senior pacemen, including Mashrafe Mortaza, which led to his well-deserved call-up to the national One Day International (ODI) squad.

Shafiul made his debut in January 2010 against Sri Lanka in the opening game of the home tri-series that also featured India. Although his side lost the match, his remarkable performance helped establish him as a key player in the national team. With his incredible bowling skills and ability to consistently take wickets, Shafiul quickly became an integral part of Bangladesh’s bowling attack.

Over the years, Shafiul has had numerous impressive performances that have solidified his position as one of Bangladesh’s most reliable fast bowlers. His ability to swing the ball both ways, coupled with his deceptive pace, has troubled many renowned batsmen. He has proven himself in both ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals, showcasing his versatility and adaptability to different formats of the game.

Shafiul’s memorable moments include his stunning performance against Zimbabwe in 2011, where he took 6 wickets for just 43 runs in an ODI match. This remarkable achievement not only solidified his position as a key player but also earned him widespread recognition and admiration.

Outside of cricket, Shafiul is known for his humble and reserved nature. Despite his growing success, he remains grounded and focused on his game. He continues to work hard, constantly honing his skills and improving his performance to become an even better player.

Shafiul Islam’s journey in cricket is a testament to his raw talent, hard work, and persistence. As one of Bangladesh’s most exciting fast bowlers, he has become an inspiration for young cricketers in the country. With his skills and determination, Shafiul undoubtedly has a bright future ahead, and cricket fans eagerly anticipate his future performances on the international stage.

Shafiul Islam Career Stats

Shafiul Islam Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 11 21 1 211 53 10.55 439 48.06 0 1 31 3 2 0
T20Is 20 6 1 23 16 4.6 33 69.69 0 0 1 1 1 0
ODIs 60 34 12 134 24* 6.09 240 55.83 0 0 13 2 8 0
FC 62 86 19 865 53 12.91 1486 58.2 0 2 112 24 17 0
List A 139 78 27 419 44 8.21 574 72.99 0 0 34 11 28 0
T20s 110 35 18 156 25* 9.17 176 88.63 0 0 14 3 22 0

Shafiul Islam Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 11 19 1734 942 17 3/86 4/67 55.41 3.25 102 0 0 0
T20Is 20 20 400 532 20 3/36 3/36 26.6 7.98 20 0 0 0
ODIs 60 60 2540 2529 70 4/21 4/21 36.12 5.97 36.2 4 0 0
FC 62 107 9254 4840 164 6/39 8/107 29.51 3.13 56.4 4 4 0
List A 139 139 6178 5844 184 5/32 5/32 31.76 5.67 33.5 6 1 0
T20s 110 108 2140 2912 113 5/26 5/26 25.76 8.16 18.9 2 1 0

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