Shahadat Hossain

Country: Bangladesh
Born: August 07, 1986, Dhaka
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Bowler

Shahadat Hossain Bio

Kazi Shahadat Hossain, also known as Rajib, is a talented cricketer hailing from Bangladesh. He was discovered during a talent-spotting camp in Narayanganj and was soon whisked away to the prestigious Bangladesh Institute of Sports (BKSP) for further refinement of his skills. Little did anyone know at the time, but Shahadat would later become the first Bangladeshi cricketer to have his name written on the honours board at Lord’s.

Shahadat made his first international appearance when he represented Bangladesh in the 2004 Under-19 World Cup. It was during this tournament that his exceptional talent as a fast bowler caught the attention of cricket enthusiasts and experts. His impressive performance led to his swift inclusion in the Bangladesh A team.

Despite lacking outright pace, Shahadat possesses all the necessary attributes to be a successful seam bowler. Standing tall and exhibiting a smooth run-up, he puts minimal strain on his body with a slightly open-chested delivery position. He possesses a strong frame, remarkable endurance, and the ability to swing the ball effectively in both directions. Combined with his natural aggression, he often lets out a characteristic grunt during his delivery stride, signifying his determination to excel on the field.

Shahadat’s Test debut at Lord’s in 2005 was a challenging experience, as he conceded 101 runs in just 12 overs. However, he quickly bounced back, and during Bangladesh’s second Test tour of England in 2010, he became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to leave his mark on the famous Lord’s honours board. In England’s first innings of the first Test, Shahadat claimed an impressive 5 for 98.

Throughout his career, Shahadat has had his fair share of highs and lows. During the tour of Zimbabwe in July 2006, he achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the first Bangladeshi cricketer to take a hat-trick in one-day internationals. His best Test performance to date came against South Africa in 2008 when he claimed figures of 6 for 27. Despite these achievements, he has struggled to find consistency, particularly in ODIs, and has not yet solidified his place in the side.

Off the field, Shahadat remains focused on honing his skills and contributing to the success of his team. He continues to train diligently in order to improve his performance and make a lasting impact on the cricketing world. His determination, work ethic, and talent make him a valuable asset to the Bangladesh cricket team.

Kazi Shahadat Hossain is an exceptional cricket player who has made a name for himself in the world of cricket. From being discovered in a talent-spotting camp to becoming the first Bangladeshi cricketer on the Lord’s honours board, his journey has been filled with both triumphs and challenges. Armed with natural aggression, endurance, and the ability to swing the ball, Shahadat has the potential to achieve even greater heights in his cricketing career.

Shahadat Hossain Career Stats

Shahadat Hossain Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 38 69 17 521 40 10.01 1134 45.94 0 0 69 6 9 0
T20Is 6 5 3 8 4* 4 12 66.66 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODIs 51 27 17 79 16* 7.9 151 52.31 0 0 7 1 5 0
FC 112 160 41 1271 40 10.68 - - 0 0 - - 28 0
List A 122 74 40 316 26 9.29 - - 0 0 - - 14 0
T20s 34 14 8 49 19* 8.16 49 100 0 0 3 1 2 0

Shahadat Hossain Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 38 60 5380 3731 72 6/27 9/97 51.81 4.16 74.7 2 4 0
T20Is 6 6 120 198 4 2/22 2/22 49.5 9.9 30 0 0 0
ODIs 51 50 2198 2143 47 3/34 3/34 45.59 5.84 46.7 0 0 0
FC 112 - 14588 9439 258 6/27 - 36.58 3.88 56.5 9 9 0
List A 122 - 5038 4741 127 5/40 5/40 37.33 5.64 39.6 2 1 0
T20s 34 32 600 818 27 3/20 3/20 30.29 8.18 22.2 0 0 0

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