Biography of Abdur Razzak, the spin wizard of Bangladesh


Abdur Razzak (Bengali: আব্দুর রাজ্জাক; born 15 June 1982) is a Bangladeshi cricketer, who currently plays Test cricket and retired from limited overs format of the game. Razzak is the first Bangladeshi to take 200 wickets in ODIs. He is also the first left arm spinner and 2nd spinner after Saqlain Mushtaq took a Hat-trick.


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FULL NAME Abdur Razzak
BORN June 15, 1982
AGE 37 Years, 9 Months, 7 Days
BOWLING Slow left-arm orthodox
BATTING RANK Test – NA, ODI – NA, World Cup – NA, T20I – NA, IPL – NA
BOWLING RANK Test – NA, ODI – NA, World Cup – NA, T20I – NA, IPL – NA
TEAMS PLAYED Bangladesh, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Invitation XI, Khulna Division, Young Bangladesh, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chattogram Challengers, Khulna Royal Bengals, Sylhet Thunder, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Rangpur Rangers, Bangladesh South Zone, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Kalabagan Krira Chakra, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Agrani Bank Cricket Club
MAN OF THE MATCH Test – 0, ODI – 5, World Cup – 0, T20I – 1, IPL – 0,
CAREER SPAN [Test, 2006 – 2018], [ODI, 2004 – 2014], [World Cup, 2007 – 2011], [T20I, 2006 – 2014], [IPL, 2008],

Out of the truck loads of left-arm orthodox bowlers that Bangladesh has produced, Abdur Razzak has come through as one of the finest spinners in the side. Brandished as a bowler with a suspect action, Razzak has fought through the hurdles in his career and has proven to be a strong force within the Bangladesh set up.

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Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 13 22 6 248 43 15.5 382 64.92 0 0 0 30 6
ODI 153 97 39 783 53 13.5 1020 76.76 0 0 1 56 21
T20I 34 20 10 41 9 4.1 74 55.41 0 0 0 1 0
IPL 1 1 1 0 0 0.0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 13 20 3015 1673 28 4/63 5/123 3.33 59.75 107.68 0 0
ODI 153 152 7965 6065 207 5/29 5/29 4.57 29.3 38.48 4 0
T20I 34 33 730 839 43 4/16 4/16 6.9 19.51 16.98 0 0
IPL 1 1 12 29 0 0/29 0/29 14.5 0.0 0.0 0 0


Career Information 

A tall and orthodox left arm spinner by way of nature, Abdur Razzak comes throughout as a bowler who can trouble the batsmen on slow and carrying sub-continent tracks. He made his home debut in 2001-02 and helped his facet Khulna to their first ever country wide league name. In the next 12 months, his top indicates helped Victoria Sporting Club win the Dhaka Premier division.

The regular suggests earned him a gap inside the Bangladesh A aspect for the 5 match sooner or later collection towards Zimbabwe in 2004. He persisted to affect and collected 15 wickets in the collection, inclusive of 7 for 17 in a sport in Dhaka.

About Asia Cup

A national name up got here soon as he turned into picked up for the Asia Cup in 2004. He had an amazing debut, selecting up three wickets in opposition to Hong Kong, however become mentioned for a suspect motion after the following recreation. He played just one more ODI within the next 12 months however made his manner back after converting his movement.

A Test call up came when Australia toured Bangladesh in 2006 however Razzak failed to electrify. He had more success in the One Day format and positioned up a great show in the 2006 Champions Trophy. Two months later, in December 2006, Razzak done his profession excellent bowling figures of five for 33 in a match in opposition to Zimbabwe.

About Issues in 2008

But his issues with the bowling movement back in 2008 whilst he changed into pronounced for chucking once again. An unbiased evaluation discovered that he changed into bending his arm by 28 degrees, which changed into 14 levels extra than the permissible limit. As a end result, he became suspended from bowling for one year.

However, Razzak inspired after his return in 2009, selecting up 7 wickets in 2 suits in opposition to West Indies in 2009. He followed it up with a Man of the Series overall performance against the traveling Zimbabweans, in which he picked up 15 wickets from the five match series. He persevered to perform nicely in the pre- World Cup games and turned into specifically wonderful within the sub-continent, forming an impressive spin pair with captain Shakib Al Hasan.

About Indian Premier League’s

Razzak became the best Bangladeshi player to play inside the Indian Premier League’s inaugural season in 2008. He represented Royal Challengers Bangalore and despite the fact that he were given simply one sport, Razzak stated he gained loads from the experience of speakme to legends like Anil Kumble. On 28 March 2013, Razzak picked up five wickets inside the 3rd ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka and became the primary bowler from Bangladesh to get two hundred ODI wickets.

He additionally has the quickest fifty by using a Bangladeshi batsmen. The innings become performed towards Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on 5 May 2013. Razzak become additionally a part of the facet that performed the 2014 Asia Cup, he turned into in the team when Afghanistan beat them and they did not win a single recreation within the event.

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