Habibul Bashar

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Habibul Bashar
Habibul Bashar Sumon.jpg
Personal information
Full nameQazi Habibul Bashar
Born (1972-08-17) 17 August 1972 (age 49)
Nagakanda, Kushtia, Bangladesh
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
BowlingRight arm Off spin
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 4)10 November 2000 v India
Last Test22 February 2008 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 29)6 April 1995 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI12 May 2007 v India
ODI shirt no.7
Domestic team information
2003–2010Khulna Division
2000–2001Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODI FC LA
Matches 50 111 87 156
Runs scored 3,026 2,168 5,175 3,418
Batting average 30.87 21.68 32.75 24.41
100s/50s 3/24 0/14 6/37 0/24
Top score 113 78 224 83
Balls bowled 282 175 814 670
Wickets 0 1 8 8
Bowling average 142.00 65.87 62.37
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 0/1 1/31 2/28 2/17
Catches/stumpings 22/– 26/– 39/– 33/–

Qazi Habibul Bashar (Bengali: কাজী হাবিবুল বাশার) (born August 17, 1972) is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He was the former captain of Bangladesh national cricket team. He captained Bangladesh at 2007 ICC World Cup. The first test victory came under his captaincy against Zimbabwe. He is the most successful captain in Bangladesh cricket's history. Under his captaincy, Bangladesh have beaten Australia, India, South Africa and Sri Lanka in limited overs matches. He is currently one of the chief selectors of BCB[1]

Early career[change | change source]

In 1989 Bashar played for the Bangladesh Under-19 team in the U-19 Asia Cup. In 1990s he played his domestic cricket for Biman Bangladesh Airlines. He made his ODI debut at the 1995 Asia Cup against Sri Lanka. He missed the 1997 ICC Trophy. He also missed the 1999 World Cup.

Career milestones[change | change source]

Tests[change | change source]

Test Debut: vs India, Bangabandhu, 2000

  • He made his highest score of 113 in Test cricket against West Indies, 2004

ODIs[change | change source]

ODI Debut: vs Sri Lanka, Sharjah, 1995

  • He made his highest score of 78 in ODI cricket against Zimbabwe, 2007
An graph of Bashar's Test match batting career. It shows runs scored (red bars) and the average of the last ten innings (blue line).
Preceded by
Khaled Mashud
Bangladesh national cricket captain
Succeeded by
Mohammad Ashraful

Reference[change | change source]

  1. "Akram Khan named Bangladesh chief selector". Cricinfo. 27 April 2011.

Other websites[change | change source]