Taskin Ahmed

Name
Taskin Ahmed
Nationality
banBangladesh
Position
Bowler
Current Team
Bangladesh
Leagues
ICC Cricket World Cup
Born
April 3, 1995
Age
28

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Bangladesh – Bowler | INTL 2014-2023

Taskin Ahmed Profile

Taskin Ahmed, born in Dhaka, has emerged as one of Bangladesh’s most promising fast bowlers. Making his debut in 2014, Taskin’s ability to bowl at high speeds with accuracy quickly caught the attention of cricket enthusiasts worldwide. His tall frame and athletic build give him an advantage, allowing him to extract extra bounce from the pitch. Over the years, he has delivered several match-winning performances, solidifying his place in the national team. Not just limited to the international arena, Taskin has also showcased his prowess in domestic circuits, earning accolades and respect from peers and seniors alike. His dedication and passion for the sport hint at a bright future ahead. As he continues to evolve, cricket fans eagerly await more stellar performances from this Bangladeshi sensation.

Taskin Ahmed Stats

Taskin Ahmed Batting Career Summary

Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 13 22 3 221 75 11.63 481 45.94 0 1 22 3 2 0
ODI 60 31 10 149 21 7.09 267 55.8 0 0 11 4 10 0
T20I 54 25 11 115 15* 8.21 125 92 0 0 10 4 9 0
FC 35 51 17 409 75 12.02 879 46.53 0 1 43 7 5 0
List A 108 54 19 348 38* 9.94 483 72.04 0 0 26 12 20 0
T20 137 57 23 218 18* 6.41 252 86.5 0 0 16 8 22 0

Taskin Ahmed Bowling Career Summary

Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 13 24 2461 1545 30 4/37 5/128 51.5 3.76 82 3 0 0
ODI 60 58 2759 2494 82 5/28 5/28 30.41 5.42 33.6 3 2 0
T20I 54 52 1096 1411 52 4/16 4/16 27.13 7.72 21 2 0 0
FC 35 65 5786 3437 101 5/54 7/108 34.02 3.56 57.2 7 2 0
List A 108 106 4820 4308 158 5/28 5/28 27.26 5.36 30.5 6 2 0
T20 137 133 2785 3717 158 5/31 5/31 23.52 8 17.6 7 1 0

Taskin Ahmed Recent Matches

Match Bat Bowl Date Ground Format
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan 4/44 03-Sep-2023 Lahore ODI # 4631
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 0 1/34 31-Aug-2023 Pallekele ODI # 4629
Braves vs Qalandars 3/20 27-Jul-2023 Harare OTHERT20
Braves vs Samp Army 2/25 26-Jul-2023 Harare OTHERT20
Braves vs Buffaloes 0/7 25-Jul-2023 Harare OTHERT20

Debut of Taskin Ahmed

Format Match Details Date Ground
TEST New Zealand vs Bangladesh January 12 – 16, 2017 Wellington
ODI Bangladesh vs India June 17, 2014 Mirpur
T20I Bangladesh vs Australia April 01, 2014 Mirpur
FC Dhaka Metro vs Barisal Div October 30 – Nov 02, 2011 Barisal
LIST A Bangladesh A vs Eng Lions January 13, 2012 Chattogram
T20 Dhaka vs Chittagong February 14, 2013 Mirpur

Notable Achievements

  • Led Bangladesh to their first appearance in an Under-19 World Cup semi-final in February 2016.
  • Made his Test debut against England in October 2016.
  • Scored a century (100 not out) against India, which was recognized as the men’s ODI batting performance of the year in 2023.

Style of Play

  • Batting Style: Right-hand Bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm Offbreak
  • He is a batting allrounder who bowls right-arm offspin with a quiet action. His action is simple and has yielded him many wickets at the U-19 and first-class levels.

International Career

  • International Career Span: 2016 – 2023
  • Test Matches: Played 39 matches, scored 1245 runs with an average of 19.45 and took 151 wickets.
  • ODI Matches: Played 52 matches, scored 1005 runs with an average of 23.92 and took 89 wickets.
  • T20I Matches: Played 25 matches, scored 248 runs with an average of 14.58 and took 4 wickets.

Domestic Cricket Performances

  • Teams: Bangladesh Under-19s, Chattogram Challengers, Fortune Barishal, Kalabagan Cricket Academy, Khulna Tigers, Rajshahi Kings.
  • Made his first-class debut in the 2014-15 National Cricket League. In the next season, he took 30 wickets at an average of 16.43, including three five-wicket hauls.
  • He was a standout performer in the 2016 U-19 World Cup.

Future Prospects

Mehidy has shown consistent performances and has been recognized for his all-round abilities. His recent achievements, especially in ODIs, suggest a promising future for him in international cricket.

Trivia

  • Born in Barisal, Mehidy grew up in Daulatpur, on the outskirts of Khulna city.
  • He learned offspin from Sheikh Salahuddin, a former Bangladesh player regarded as the best offspinner of his generation.
  • Mehidy spent two years at the U-19 level and captained Bangladesh to the 2014 World Cup in the UAE.

FAQs of Taskin Ahmed

Q1. When did Taskin Ahmed make his debut for the Bangladesh national team?

A: Taskin Ahmed made his T20 debut for Bangladesh during the World T20 in 2014.

Q2. What notable achievement did Taskin Ahmed accomplish against Afghanistan in 2023?

A: Taskin Ahmed played a pivotal role in Bangladesh’s 2-0 series sweep against Afghanistan, including a standout performance where he took 4 wickets for 44 runs.

Q3. How did Taskin Ahmed gain early recognition before his international debut?

A: Taskin Ahmed became an internet sensation prior to his international debut due to a video of his impressive spell against England Under-19s in 2012, where he showcased his fast bowling prowess.

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