Mustafizur Rahman (born 6 September 1995) is a Bangladeshi cricketer born in Satkhira. As a member of the Bangladesh Cricket Team, he has bowled a lot of mediums. As the only player in the world, he got eleven wickets in his first two games. He represents Abahani Limited, Khulna Division in domestic first-class cricket.
Mustafizur Rahman is also playing in the “Sunrisers Hyderabad” squad in the IPL held in 2016. He recently played for the Sussex Cricket Club at the NatWest T20 in England. He is the only player to win the ‘Man of the Match’ award in both the one-day international and Test debut. In 2015, he inducted into the ICC Player of the Year.
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Left-handed pacer Mustafizur Rahman, who was born in Tatulia village of Kaliganj Upazila of Satkhira district of Khulna, came to Dhaka in 2012 to participate in the fast-bowlers’ camp. Demonstrated playfulness in the Under-17 competition held in his hometown Satkhira. He was then inducted into the BCB’s Pace Foundation.
Mustafizur Rahman also attracted attention for the 2015 World Cup by the team selection team while being in the Bangladesh Under-19 team. He made his debut in first-class cricket for Khulna in the 2013-14 season. He then got eight wickets in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in UAE. Earlier in the West Indies Bangladesh was nominated as one of the members of the team. He regarded as one of the best bowlers after this brief tour and gradually sought to increase the diversity of the ball.
Although his pace was low at the start, he took 26 wickets at an average of 19.08 for the 2014-15 season. On 15 March 2019 attack on the mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, along with some members of the terrorist attacks in Bangladesh Test squad was narrowly witnesses to survival. On 22 March, he got married.
Mustafizur Rahman was made a member of the only Twenty20 international against the visiting Pakistan National Cricket Team on April 24, 2015, due to poor sportsmanship in domestic cricket. He got the wickets of Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Hafeez in the match.
Mustafizur Rahman made his only Twenty20 international debut at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. For the first time in the game, Bangladesh team won the
Twenty20 International against Pakistan by a huge margin of 7 wickets.
Two months later, on June 19, 2015, Mustafizur made his one-day international debut against the visiting Indian national cricket team. He got five wickets in his debut match and was selected as the best man of the match. After that, on June 21, the match was even better with six wickets for 43 runs against India. He also holds the record of 11 wickets in the first two matches.
After Brian Vettori, Rahman wrote a rare five-wicket win over the first two ODIs as a second bowler. Mustafizur earned 5/50 and 6/43 in his first two ODIs. In his playing skill, ODI history is better than any bowler. His improbable bowling resulted in a 5/30 and 5/20 slump against Bangladesh’s Zimbabwean Brian Vettori in 2011. He forced India to run 200 or below for the third time.
As a result, Bangladesh won against India for the fifth time. The win over Bangladesh in the ICC rankings, 93 points, 7th place, leading to the passage. Mustafizur’s 6/43 bowling figures in the second ODI is the third-best among Bangladeshi bowlers. He preceded by Mashrafe bin Mortuza 6/26 (Kenya, 2006) and Rubel Hossain 6/26 (New Zealand, 2013).
Cricket World Cup 2019
In April 2019, he joined the Bangladesh squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In the seventh match of Bangladesh, he took five wickets against India.
As a result, after Shakib Al Hasan, he became the second bowler in Bangladesh to take five wickets in a World Cup match. He also set the record for most wickets in a World Cup match for Bangladesh. He is the fourth fastest in the world against Pakistan on July 5 And as the fastest bowler in Bangladesh (54 matches) he has taken 100 wickets.
Mustafizur Rahman also scored the second five wickets in the World Cup. He finished the World Cup as the second-highest wicket-taker after Mitchell Starc with 20 wickets in eight matches.
Bangladesh Premier League
Mustafizur Rahman’s first professional Twenty20 career outside of international cricket was the Bangladesh Premier League, where he played for the Dhaka Dynamites in the 2015 season. In that tournament, he took 14 wickets in 10 matches.
October 2018, Following the draft of the 2018-19 Bangladesh Bangladesh Premier League, he was named to the Rajshahi Kings team. In November 2019, He selected to play for the Rangpur Rangers in the 2019-20 Bangladesh Premier League.
Mustafizur Rahman in IPL
At the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, Mustafizur Rahman drafted by Sunrisers Hyderabad. He took 17 wickets in 16 matches at the tournament where his team won the title.
Mustafizur Rahman was named the first foreign player to receive this award, “Emerging Player of the Tournament” The first foreign player to receive the award. In January 2018, He bought at the 2018 IPL auction by Mumbai Indians.
NatWest T20 Blast
In March 2016, the English side Sussex announced that they had signed Rahman as their second foreign player for the Twenty20 Blast competition. He gave up four wickets while giving up 23 runs in his debut against Essex. After another match, he suffered a shoulder surgery that had separated him for six months.
Pakistan Super League
Mostafizur selected by the Lahore Calendars in the Pakistan Super League. The BCB opposed to letting him play there. However, when Rahman suffered a shoulder injury in early 2016, the issue resolved by preventing him from playing in the PSL.
Rahman made the breakthrough of his international career by bowling cutters, A type of bowling that moves away from the pitch (right-hand side). Rahman said at a press conference in June 2015 that his colleague Anamul Haque had insisted on his slow delivery as he invented the first strategy.
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