Mashrafe Mortaza Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Mashrafe Mortaza

Mashrafe Mortaza (মাশরাফি বিন মর্তুজা); is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and currently ODI captain to his national side Bangladesh Cricket Team. He is commonly known as Mash, Koushik and Narail Express for his nicknames. Mortaza has represented his national side Bangladesh Cricket Team in all three formats of International Cricket. He is the first Bangladesh cricketer to play 200 ODI for Bangladesh and topped with the most number of the match as captain.

Mashrafe has been involved in politics and won a seat with 96% votes a huge margin of 266,000 as MP under Awami League banner during the 2018 Bangladeshi general election for Narail-2. Mashrafe made his first-class cricket debut for Khulna Division during the first-class season in 2002-present.

While playing his List A cricket match for Abahani Limited Mortaza took four wickets in four successive deliveries and record hat-trick and record in the history of Bangladesh List A cricket during 2017–18 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League for  Agrani Bank Cricket Club in March 2018 and ended the season as leading wicket-taker with 39 dismissals in 16 matches.

T20 League Cricket

Mortaza made his debut in the Bangladesh Premier League for Dhaka Gladiators during the inaugural edition of BPL 2012 and retained by the same franchise until 2013. Mashrafe auctioned to Rangpur Riders during BPL 2017 and retained by the same franchise until the most recent edition of BPL 2019. Mashrafe took his best ODI bowling figure with his single five wickets haul against Kenya with 6/26.

He has represented Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League second edition IPL 2009. Mashrafe became a leading wicket-taker with 22 dismissals in 14 matches in BBL 2018. He made played the BPL 2015 and 2016 edition for Comilla Victorians.

Mashrafe Mortaza Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 362055457
Runs Scored7971,7523771,458
Batting Averages12.8514.0113.4615.67
Strike Rate67.2087.51136.10
Balls Bowled5,99010,2491,1398,970
Bowling Averages41.5331.7136.3835.05
5-Wickets Haul1
Best Bowling4/606/264/194/27
ICC Batting Rankings
ICC Bowling Rankings25

Mashrafe as Captain Career

Matches FormatMatchesWonLostDrawnTiedNo resultWin %
Test 11100%

Mashrafe Mortaza Profile

Full NameMashrafe Bin Mortaza
Date of Birth5 October 1983 Narail, Bangladesh
Current Age35
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
NicknameMash, Koushik Narail Express
T-Shirt No.02
Playing RollBowler, Captain
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight arm medium-fast
Test Debut8 November 2001 v Zimbabwe (cap 19)
ODI Debut23 November 2001 v Zimbabwe (cap 53)
T20 Debut28 November 2006 v Zimbabwe
Last Test9 July 2009 v West Indies
Last ODI20 February 2019 v New Zealand
Last T206 April 2017 v Sri Lanka
Twitter @mashrafebd
Major Teams Bangladesh, Asia XI, Dhaka Gladiators, Khulna Division, Kolkata Knight Riders
Updated: 04/11/2019 — 8:53 pm