Mustafizur Rahman is a left-arm medium fast bowler who usually opens bowling innings for Bangladesh in ODI and T20I. He has represented his national side Bangladesh Cricket Team in all three formats of International Cricket. Mustafizur has represented Bangladesh Cricket Team in the 2014 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
He is a good off-cutter of the ball who outswing away from the batsman and got early success in his international career for his off cutter slower deliveries. Rahman is a talented bowler who took his inspiration from Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir, who is his idol.
Mustafizur Rahman made his first-class cricket debut for Khulna Division and also played for Mohammedan Sporting Club during.
Notable Performances & Records
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International Cricket Career
Mustafizur Rahman made his first international appearance while representing Bangladesh Team A against West Indies Team A in 2014 and he has played his first-class cricket and List A cricket for Khulna Division and Abahani Limited respectively.
Mustafizur made his debut in limited over format T20I against Pakistan on April 24, 2015, and he dismissed two inform batsman of top-order Mohammad Hafeez and hard-hitter Shahid Afridi which made his career day as a debutant.
He became the first Bangladesh player to claim his first five wickets haul in T20 International during the 2016 ICC T20 World Cup which he recorded against New Zealand as his best bowling figure so far.
Franchise/League Cricket Career
Mustafizur Rahman made his debut in the Indian Premier League during IPL 2016 for Sunrisers Hyderabad and retained by the same franchise during IPL 2017 & later next edition he represented Mumbai Indians for IPL 2018.
He made his debut in English County Championship during English County season 2016, for a first-class cricket format.
Mustafizur Rahman made his debut in the Bangladesh Premier League for Dhaka Dynamites during BPL 2015 and retained by the same franchise for BPL 2016.
Later Mustafizur Rahman auctioned to Rajshahi Kings during IPL 2017 and retained by the same franchise until the most recent BPL 2019 edition.
Best Bowling Figures
He became the fastest Bangladeshi bowler to take 50 ODI wickets in just 27 innings, when he dismissed Sri Lankan opening batsman Upul Tharanga on January 27, 2018.
Mustafizur has three five wickets haul in One Day International with his best bowling figure 6/43 and a single five wickets haul in T20I with his best bowling figure 5/22.
He made his debut in the Pakistan Super League for Lahore Qalandars during the PSL 2018 3rd edition of Pakistan Super League.
Mustafizur Rehman International & First Class Career Stats
|Match Format||Test||ODI||T20||First Class|
|ICC Batting Rankings||–||–||–||–|
|ICC Bowling Rankings||51||6||27||–|
Mustafizur Profile and Major Teams
|Full Name||Mustafizur Rahman|
|Date of Birth||6 September 1995 Satkhira, Khulna, Bangladesh|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Nickname||Fizz, Cutter master|
|Bowling Style||Left-arm fast-medium|
|Test Debut||21 July 2015 v South Africa (cap 78)|
|ODI Debut||18 June 2015 v India (cap 118)|
|T20 Debut||24 April 2015 v Pakistan (cap 44)|
|Last Test||8 March 2019 v New Zealand|
|Last ODI||20 February 2019 v New Zealand|
|Last T20||22 December 2018 v West Indies|
|Major Teams||Bangladesh, Abahani Limited,Bangladesh Under-19s, Khulna Division, Lahore Qalandars,Mumbai Indians, South Zone (Bangladesh),Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sussex|