Soumya Sarkar Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Soumya Sarkar

Soumya Sarkar (সৌম্য সরকার) is a batting all-rounder with his left-handed batting style and right-arm medium-fast bowling. Sarkar has represented his national side Bangladesh Cricket Team in all three formats of International Cricket. He plays first-class cricket for South Zone from 2015-present. Sarkar has scored his List A cricket double century for Abahani Limited against Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club with 208 runs in April 2019, during the final round of  2018–19 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League

Soumya has represented his Bangladesh U-19 Cricket Team in 2010 Under-19 World Cup, which was hosted by New Zealand and Australia U-19 won the title for the 3rd time against runner up Pakistan U-19 by 25 runs. He has also represented his Bangladesh U-19 Cricket Team in 2012 Under-19 World Cup, which was hosted by Australia and won by India for the 3rd time against runner up to Australia.

Sarkar scored his maiden ODI century off 94 balls against New Zealand at Seddon Park Cricket Ground in 2019, equalling Tamim Iqbal record of scoring Test century at 94 balls. Sarkar is the first Bangladeshi player and 3rd overall to join a record of most catches in World Cup matches with 4, he joined this feat along with Umer Akmal and Mohammad Kaif. He scored his maiden ODI tons against Pakistan at Sher-e-Ban National Cricket Stadium on 22 April 2015, 145 with Tamim Iqbal.

Franchise T20 Cricket

Sarkar made his debut in the Indian Premier League for Duronto Rajshahi during the inaugural edition of BPL 2012 and he represented Duronto Rajshahi, Rangpur Riders, Chittagong Vikings, and Rajshahi Kings. He is the first player in the history of Test matches with the most number of catches in an innings with 5 and scored 61 runs.

Sarkar has also represented Kandahar Knights Afghanistan Premier League (APL) during the first edition in 2018. Sarkar is the first Bangladeshi player to score a double century in List A cricket with his 208 runs including 16 sixes.

Soumya Sarkar Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 13414164
Runs Scored7381,2747183,256
Batting Averages30.7534.4317.5130.42
Strike Rate61.4598.60122.9462.05
Balls Bowled312132931,506
Bowling Averages75.6712343.2543.51
5-Wickets Haul1
Best Bowling2/681/191/185/34
ICC Batting Rankings914145the         –
ICC Bowling Rankings

Soumya Sarkar Profile

Full NameSoumya Sarkar
Date of Birth25 February 1993 Satkhira, Khulna, Bangladesh
Current Age26
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
NicknameSoumya Sarkar
T-Shirt No.59
Playing RollBatting All-rounder
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium-fast
Test Debut28 April 2015 v Pakistan (cap 76)
ODI Debut1 December 2014 v Zimbabwe (cap 115)
T20 Debut24 April 2015 v Pakistan (cap 45)
Last Test8 March 2019 v New Zealand
Last ODI20 February 2019 v New Zealand
Last T2022 December 2018 v West Indies
Instagram @soumya_sarkar_59
Major Teams                                         Bangladesh, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Under-19s, Bangladesh Under-23s, Dhaka Gladiators, Khulna Division, South Zone (Bangladesh)
Updated: 05/11/2019 — 6:22 am