Taijul Islam

Country: Bangladesh
Born: February 07, 1992, Natore
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Bowler

Taijul Islam Bio

Taijul Islam, the talented left-arm spinner, has emerged as one of Bangladesh’s promising cricket players. From an early age, Taijul showcased his exceptional skills and quickly made a name for himself in the international cricket arena.

Born in Natore, a district in northwestern Bangladesh, Taijul developed a passion for cricket at a young age. He began his cricketing journey in his hometown before gradually making his way into the Rajshahi league, where he displayed his potential as a cricketer. With consistent performances, Taijul eventually found his place in the prestigious Dhaka league system, further enhancing his skills and gaining valuable experience.

Taijul made his first-class debut for Rajshahi Division during the 2010-2011 season. However, it was during the 2013-2014 season that he truly shone, taking an astounding 55 wickets. His remarkable performance earned him a spot in the Bangladesh A side, which toured the West Indies in May 2014. Shortly after, he received another opportunity to represent the senior national team on a tour to the Caribbean.

In September 2014, Taijul made his Test debut against the West Indies in St Vincent. In just his third Test match, he achieved an outstanding feat by taking 8 for 39 against Zimbabwe in Mirpur. This remarkable performance not only helped Bangladesh secure victory but also earned him the title of the best figures by a Bangladesh bowler in Test matches. Taijul’s proficiency with the ball surprised both critics and spectators, solidifying his position as a key player in the national team.

Continuing his incredible debut season, Taijul made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe at the same venue as his Test debut. In this game, he achieved another magnificent milestone by becoming the first bowler in history to take a hat-trick on his ODI debut. His intelligent spin bowling, coupled with exceptional accuracy, got him the wickets and earned him accolades from cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Throughout his career, Taijul also participated in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), representing the Rajshahi team. In 12 games, he made his presence felt with a notable contribution of 11 wickets. These performances provided further evidence of his impressive abilities and further established his reputation as a formidable left-arm spinner.

Taijul’s consistent performances, particularly during the 2013-2014 season, played a crucial role in his elevation to the national Test team. Moreover, his progress was accelerated by the suspension of renowned all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan. Taijul seized the opportunity and embraced the responsibilities entrusted to him with unwavering confidence and determination.

With an exceptional start to his international career, Taijul Islam has proven himself as an indispensable asset to Bangladesh cricket. His ability to extract spin and consistently trouble batsmen has made him one of the country’s most talented left-arm spinners. As he continues to develop as a player, Taijul aims to solidify his position in the national team and contribute to the growth and success of Bangladesh cricket on the global stage.

Taijul Islam Career Stats

Taijul Islam Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 44 74 11 565 39* 8.96 1549 36.47 0 0 66 2 22 0
T20Is 2 1 1 0 0* - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODIs 18 12 1 110 39* 10 174 63.21 0 0 10 1 3 0
FC 101 154 25 1446 64 11.2 3170 45.61 0 2 189 8 53 0
List A 126 77 22 690 57* 12.54 1027 67.18 0 1 57 11 49 0
T20s 95 30 13 187 22* 11 236 79.23 0 0 14 2 15 0

Taijul Islam Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 44 78 12019 6000 192 8/39 11/170 31.25 2.99 62.5 12 12 2
T20Is 2 2 42 58 1 1/26 1/26 58 8.28 42 0 0 0
ODIs 18 18 972 708 30 5/28 5/28 23.6 4.37 32.4 1 1 0
FC 101 176 25379 12849 446 8/39 12/122 28.8 3.03 56.9 28 31 7
List A 126 126 6424 4987 176 6/19 6/19 28.33 4.65 36.5 4 3 0
T20s 95 92 1685 2052 80 3/10 3/10 25.65 7.3 21 0 0 0

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