Mushfiqur Rahim

Mushfiqur Rahim-BAN - Key Cricket Player
Mushfiqur Rahim
Wicketkeeper Batter
Current Team
ICC Cricket World Cup
March 9, 1987

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Mushfiqur Rahim Profile

Mushfiqur Rahim stands tall as one of Bangladesh’s most iconic cricketers. Since his debut in 2005, Rahim has been a cornerstone of the national team, both as a reliable middle-order batsman and a skilled wicketkeeper. Born in Bogra, his journey from a young enthusiast to a national hero is nothing short of inspirational. Rahim’s batting prowess is evident from his records, with multiple centuries in both Tests and ODIs. Not just limited to the international arena, he has also made significant contributions in domestic cricket. His leadership qualities shone when he captained the Bangladesh team, guiding them to notable victories. Off the field, Rahim’s dedication and passion for the sport have made him a role model for aspiring cricketers. As he continues to play, fans eagerly await more record-breaking performances from this Bangladeshi legend.

Mushfiqur Rahim Stats

Mushfiqur Rahim Batting Career Summary

Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 86 159 14 5553 219* 38.29 11575 47.97 10 26 661 33 110 15
ODI 252 235 39 7270 144 37.09 9126 79.66 9 45 578 92 218 55
T20I 102 93 16 1500 72* 19.48 1304 115.03 0 6 126 37 42 30
FC 135 237 25 8218 219* 38.76 16 40 177 23
List A 346 324 53 10760 145* 39.7 14 68 296 92
T20 257 239 55 5381 98* 29.24 4255 126.46 0 31 461 150 140 50

Mushfiqur Rahim Bowling Career Summary

Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 86
ODI 252
T20I 102
FC 135 90 51 1 1/23 1/23 51 3.4 90 0 0 0
List A 346 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20 257

Mushfiqur Rahim Recent Matches

Match Bat Wkt Date Ground Format
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 13 1c/1s 31-Aug-2023 Pallekele ODI # 4629
Buffaloes vs Qalandars 14* 28-Jul-2023 Harare OTHERT20
Buffaloes vs Hurricanes 0c/0s 27-Jul-2023 Harare OTHERT20
Buffaloes vs Samp Army 2c/0s 26-Jul-2023 Harare OTHERT20
Buffaloes vs Braves 13* 25-Jul-2023 Harare OTHERT20

Debut of Mushfiqur Rahim

Format Match Details Date Ground
TEST England vs Bangladesh May 26 – 28, 2005 Lord’s
ODI Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh August 06, 2006 Harare
T20I Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe November 28, 2006 Khulna
FC BCB XI vs Zimbabweans January 01 – 03, 2005 Chattogram
LIST A Bangladesh A vs Zimbabwe A March 03, 2005 Kwekwe
T20 Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe November 28, 2006 Khulna

World Cup Performances – Early Days

The specific World Cup performances of Mushfiqur Rahim are not detailed in the provided links. However, he has been a crucial part of the Bangladesh team in multiple World Cup editions.

Notable Achievements

  • Mushfiqur Rahim became the youngest player to appear in a Test match at Lord’s in 2005.
  • He captained the Under-19 World Cup team for Bangladesh in February 2006.
  • He played a pivotal role in Bangladesh’s landmark defeat of India in the 2007 World Cup, scoring 56 not out.
  • Mushfiqur scored the fastest hundred by a Bangladesh batter against India in Chattogram in 2010.
  • He produced a double-century against Sri Lanka in Galle in 2013.
  • He became the first Bangladesh wicketkeeper to achieve 100 dismissals in Tests in 2017.
  • In 2023, he became the first player to play 100 games in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

Style of Play

Mushfiqur Rahim is known for his dependable batting style, especially against spin. He has transitioned from a lower-order scrapper to a dependable mainstay in the Bangladesh line-up.

International Career

Mushfiqur Rahim made his international debut in 2005 and has been a mainstay in the Bangladesh team since then. He has played crucial innings against top teams like India, Sri Lanka, and New Zealand. He has also captained the Bangladesh team in 94 internationals from 2011 to 2018.

Domestic Cricket Performances

Mushfiqur has been a prominent figure in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), playing for teams like Rajshahi Royals and Khulna Tigers. He became the first player to play 100 games in the BPL in 2023.

Future Prospects

While the specific future prospects are not mentioned in the provided links, given Mushfiqur Rahim’s experience and consistent performances, he is expected to continue being a pivotal player for Bangladesh in the coming years.


  • Mushfiqur Rahim is the brother-in-law of another prominent Bangladesh cricketer, Mahmudullah.
  • He became the youngest player to play a Test match at Lord’s in 2005.

FAQs of Mushfiqur Rahim

Q1. When did Mushfiqur Rahim make his debut for the Bangladesh national team?

A: Mushfiqur Rahim made his Test debut for Bangladesh against England at Lord’s on May 26, 2005.

Q2. What is a notable achievement of Mushfiqur Rahim in Test cricket?

A: Mushfiqur Rahim scored a double-century against Sri Lanka in Galle in 2013, showcasing his prowess in the longest format of the game.

Q3. How has Mushfiqur Rahim contributed to the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)?

A: Mushfiqur Rahim has been a key player in the Bangladesh Premier League, becoming the first player to play 100 games in the BPL in 2023. He has represented teams like Rajshahi Royals and Khulna Tigers with distinction.