Rubel Hossain (মোহাম্মদ রুবেল হোসেন); is a right-arm pace bowler with right-handed batting style. Rubel has played all formats of International Cricket while representing his national side Bangladesh Cricket and made his debut in Test, ODI and T20I against West Indies, Sri Lanka, and India in 2009 respectively. He has represented his national side in Bangladesh Team A and Bangladesh Under-19 team.
Rubel made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka on January 14, 2009, and picked up a 4/33 bowling figure for his unusual bowling action similar to Lasith Malinga and is consistent in bowling yorkers and maintaining good line & length of the ball. Rubel’s unusual and sling action innovated a technique of delivery which is named “Butter-Fly” and he consistently bowls at 140-145 kmph.
He has the best ODI bowling figure 6/26 against New Zealand including at hat-trick. With his maiden and single ODI five-wicket haul. He made his debut in the inaugural edition of Bangladesh Premier League for Sylhet Royals in 2012. He auctioned to Chittagong Vikings in the next and 2nd edition of BBL 2013. Rubel made his first-class cricket debut for Chittagong Division and took 1/137 against Khulna Division in 2007.
Rubel recently crossed the landmark of playing 100 One Day Internationals for his national side. He appeared in 27 test games taking 36 wickets while in ODI he grabbed 126 wickets. Rubel leading his side in T20I taking 28 wickets in 27 games not that much impressive. He has outstanding stats in Bangladesh Premier League by taking 137 wickets in 111 matches. Hossain is a great bowler who usually leads his side as a striker bowler and manages breakthroughs.
An outstanding bowler with quality pace bowling skills dominating the BPL. In the most recent BPL, the 2019/20 season took his team to playoffs with exceptional bowling performances. He grabbed wickets in the powerplay and conceded the lowest economy rate in all his bowling spells.
Rubel Hossain Career Stats
Rubel Hossain Profile
|Full Name||Mohammad Rubel Hossain|
|Date of Birth||1 January 1990 Bagerhat, Khulna, Bangladesh|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Bowling Style||Right arm fast|
|Test Debut||9 July 2009 v West Indies (cap 56)|
|ODI Debut||14 January 2009 v Sri Lanka (cap 94)|
|T20 Debut||6 June 2009 v India|
|Major Teams||Bangladesh, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Under-19s, Chittagong Division, Chittagong Kings, Khulna Division, South Zone (Bangladesh)|