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Al Sahariar

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Full Name  Al Sahariar
Birth Place  Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bowling style  Legbreak
Batting style  Right-hand bat

Born  April 23, 1978 (1978-04-23) (age 36)

Mohammad Al-Sahariar (born April 23, 1978, in Dhaka, Bangladesh), also known as Al-Sahariar Rokon and Al Sahariar, is a Bangladeshi Test and one-day cricketer.

Al Sahariar scored Bangladesh's first first-class century, in their third match in the New Zealand Shell Conference in 1997-98. He was one of the original eleven Bangladeshi Test cricketers, playing in Bangladesh's inaugural Test against India in November 2000. He played 15 Tests, but patchy form led to his exclusion from the team to tour the West Indies in 2003; he has not played Tests or One-day internationals since.

He later moved to New Zealand and represented Hawke's Bay in the Hawke Cup. He returned to Bangladesh to play for Cricket Coaching School in the Dhaka Premier Division limited-overs competition in 2011-12.

Career highlights

  • Test debut: Only Test, Bangladesh vs. India, Dhaka, November 2000.
  • Highest Test score: 71 vs. South Africa, East London, October 2002.
  • ODI debut: Bangladesh vs. Pakistan, Dhaka, March 1999.
  • Highest ODI score: 62 not out vs. West Indies, Dhaka, October 1999.
  • References

    Al Sahariar Wikipedia


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