Articles about Mushfiqur Rahim

Born on May 9, 1987, Mushfiqur Rahim is a wicket-keeper batsman and former captain and vice-captain of the Bangladesh cricket team. Regarded as one of the most successful captains of the Bangladesh Test team, Rahim has several records under his belt. Rahim was born in Bogra and completed his education at Jahangirnagar University. He made his international Test debut in 2005 against England, and One Day International (ODI) debut, and T20 International (T20I) debut in 2006. As of 2021, Rahim has played 394 international matches and has scored 15 centuries and 68 half-centuries. Rahim holds the record for being the first and only wicket-keeper batsman to score two double hundreds in Test cricket. He is also the first and only Bangladeshi player to score three double-hundreds in Test cricket and to win 150 international matches. A football fanatic, Rahim is a fan of football team FC Barcelona, and football player Messi. He represents the Rajshahi Division in domestic cricket.

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh, win Test series 1-0: Records broken

27 May 2022

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Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh, win Test series 1-0: Records broken

Sri Lanka clinched a 10-wicket win on the fifth day of the second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

2nd Test, Day 2: Sri Lanka start well against Bangladesh

24 May 2022

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2nd Test, Day 2: Sri Lanka start well against Bangladesh

The second Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is nicely poised at stumps on Day 2.

Dhaka Test: Unbeaten hundreds from Mushfiqur, Litton highlight Day 1

23 May 2022

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Dhaka Test: Unbeaten hundreds from Mushfiqur, Litton highlight Day 1

Day 1 of the Dhaka Test witnessed an ugly start from Bangladesh, who were reduced to 24/5 in 6.5 overs against Sri Lanka.

Mushfiqur Rahim to skip Bangladesh's tour of WI: Details here

21 May 2022

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Mushfiqur Rahim to skip Bangladesh's tour of WI: Details here

Bangladeshi batter Mushfiqur Rahim will miss the upcoming tour of the West Indies slated to take place between June 16-July 16.

Sri Lanka hold Bangladesh in first Test: Records broken

19 May 2022

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Sri Lanka hold Bangladesh in first Test: Records broken

A gritty effort by the Sri Lankans in the second innings of the first Test versus Bangladesh forced a draw in Chattogram.

Chattogram Test, Day 4: Bangladesh on top versus Sri Lanka

18 May 2022

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Chattogram Test, Day 4: Bangladesh on top versus Sri Lanka

Bangladesh are on top against Sri Lanka on Day 4 of the first Test underway in Chattogram.

Mushfiqur Rahim surpasses 5,000 career Test runs: Decoding the numbers

18 May 2022

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Mushfiqur Rahim surpasses 5,000 career Test runs: Decoding the numbers

Bangladesh senior batter Mushfiqur Rahim has gone past the 5,000-run mark in Test cricket.

Bangladesh recall Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim for Afghanistan T20Is

22 Feb 2022

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Bangladesh recall Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim for Afghanistan T20Is

Bangladesh have recalled Shakib Al Hasan in their T20I squad for the Afghanistan series.

2021-22 Bangladesh Premier League: All you need to know

07 Jan 2022

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2021-22 Bangladesh Premier League: All you need to know

The 2021-22 edition of the Bangladesh Premier League is scheduled to start on January 21.

First Test, Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Key takeaways from Day 1

26 Nov 2021

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First Test, Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Key takeaways from Day 1

Mushfiqiur Rahim and Liton Das struck a sensational 200-plus stand for Bangladesh on Day 1 of the first Test match against Pakistan in Chattogram.

Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das return for T20Is against New Zealand

19 Aug 2021

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Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das return for T20Is against New Zealand

Senior Bangladesh cricketers Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das have returned for the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand at home.

ICC Player of the Month Award: Hasan, Mushfiqur get nominated

08 Jun 2021

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ICC Player of the Month Award: Hasan, Mushfiqur get nominated

Pakistan cricket team pacer Hasan Ali and Bangladesh's Mushfiqur Rahim have been nominated for the ICC Player of the Month Award for May.

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in second ODI: Records broken

25 May 2021

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Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in second ODI: Records broken

After winning the first ODI against Sri Lanka by 33 runs, the Bangladesh cricket team won the second match in Dhaka in a convincing fashion.

Bangladesh vs WI: Shakib Al Hasan included in Test squad

31 Jan 2021

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Bangladesh vs WI: Shakib Al Hasan included in Test squad

Bangladesh senior cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has been named in the Test squad for the upcoming two-match series against West Indies.

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scripts a unique record: Details here

25 Jan 2021

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All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scripts a unique record: Details here

Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan attained a unique feat during the third ODI against West Indies on Monday.

Records that can be scripted in the South Africa-England T20Is

25 Nov 2020

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Records that can be scripted in the South Africa-England T20Is

South Africa and England are all set to feature in a three-match T20I series, starting on Friday.

Pakistan cricketers to sport Shahid Afridi Foundation logo on kits

09 Jul 2020

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Pakistan cricketers to sport Shahid Afridi Foundation logo on kits

The Pakistan cricket team is set to sport the logo of the Shahid Afridi Foundation on their kits during the upcoming series against England.

BCB turns down request from players to train in stadium

04 Jun 2020

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BCB turns down request from players to train in stadium

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has turned down a request from leading cricketers in the country to resume personal training at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The invention of Ross Taylor 2.0

06 May 2020

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#NewsBytesExplainer: The invention of Ross Taylor 2.0

New Zealand middle order batsman Ross Taylor has taken huge strides in international cricket of late.

Coronavirus outbreak: Shakib Al Hasan to auction World Cup bat

22 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus outbreak: Shakib Al Hasan to auction World Cup bat

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will auction the bat he used in the 2019 World Cup, to raise money amid coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Mushfiqur Rahim to auction bat for raising funds

20 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus outbreak: Mushfiqur Rahim to auction bat for raising funds

Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is all set to auction his bat in order to raise funds amid coronavirus pandemic.

#ThisDayThatYear: Dhoni finishes it off with a last-ball sprint

23 Mar 2020

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#ThisDayThatYear: Dhoni finishes it off with a last-ball sprint

The crowd at Chinnaswamy stadium went berserk on March 23, 2016, when India pulled off a miraculous victory against Bangladesh in the World T20 group stage fixture.

Mushfiqur back in the squad for T20I series against Zimbabwe

05 Mar 2020

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Mushfiqur back in the squad for T20I series against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has been recalled for the upcoming T20I series against Zimbabwe.

BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

25 Feb 2020

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BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday urged Mushfiqur Rahim to reconsider his decision for the Pakistan tour next month.

Asia XI and World XI squads announced: Details here

25 Feb 2020

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Asia XI and World XI squads announced: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the Asia XI to face a World XI in a T20 series to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangladesh's founding father, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

One-off Test, Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe: List of records broken

25 Feb 2020

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One-off Test, Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe: List of records broken

Bangladesh overcame Zimbabwe on Day 4 of the one-off Test match in Dhaka.

Mahmudullah dropped, Mushfiqur Rahim returns for Zimbabwe Test

16 Feb 2020

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Mahmudullah dropped, Mushfiqur Rahim returns for Zimbabwe Test

Bangladesh have dropped Mahmudullah from the squad for the one-off Test against Zimbabwe next week.

Ross Taylor: New Zealand's unscathed batting maestro

07 Feb 2020

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Ross Taylor: New Zealand's unscathed batting maestro

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor's splendid run in the limited overs format continues as he dismantled the Indian bowling attack in the first ODI at Hamilton.

Mushfiqur Rahim to become Bangladesh's highest-paid cricketer: Details here

05 Feb 2020

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Mushfiqur Rahim to become Bangladesh's highest-paid cricketer: Details here

Veteran wicket-keeper batsman, Mushfiqur Rahim, is in line to become the highest-paid cricketer for Bangladesh.

Mustafizur Rahman dropped from Test squad vs Pakistan: Details here

02 Feb 2020

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Mustafizur Rahman dropped from Test squad vs Pakistan: Details here

Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been dropped from the squad for the upcoming opening Test against Pakistan, starting Friday, in Rawalpindi.

Bangladesh's security delegation to travel with team for Pakistan tour

22 Jan 2020

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Bangladesh's security delegation to travel with team for Pakistan tour

Bangladesh cricket team is set to arrive in Lahore on Thursday with the T20Is starting from January 24 onwards.

Bangladesh coaching staff members withdraw from Pakistan tour

18 Jan 2020

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Bangladesh coaching staff members withdraw from Pakistan tour

The Bangladesh tour of Pakistan has continued to hit roadblocks with five members of the visiting coaching staff have withdrawn themselves.

Kohli in Wisden's T20I team of the decade, no Dhoni

30 Dec 2019

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Kohli in Wisden's T20I team of the decade, no Dhoni

Cricket's encyclopedia, Wisden, has announced its T20I team of the decade.

IPL auction: 332 players set to go under the hammer

12 Dec 2019

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IPL auction: 332 players set to go under the hammer

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction is all set to take place next Thursday in Kolkata.

A look at some top records held by Tom Latham

29 Nov 2019

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A look at some top records held by Tom Latham

New Zealand opener Tom Latham came up with a prolific performance as he struck his 11th Test century, during the second Test against England in Hamilton on Friday.

Day-Night Test, India vs Bangladesh: Preview, Dream11 and more

21 Nov 2019

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Day-Night Test, India vs Bangladesh: Preview, Dream11 and more

India and Bangladesh are set to play their maiden Day-Night Test match, starting Friday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

D/N Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key battles on offer

20 Nov 2019

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D/N Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key battles on offer

India and Bangladesh brace themselves for their maiden Day-Night Test to be held from Friday onwards at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key takeaways from India's victory

16 Nov 2019

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1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key takeaways from India's victory

Team India sealed the first Test match in Indore against Bangladesh on Day 3.

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key takeaways from Day 1

14 Nov 2019

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1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key takeaways from Day 1

India are on top against Bangladesh in the first Test of the two-match series.

Ashwin joint-fastest to 250 Test scalps at home: Details here

14 Nov 2019

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Ashwin joint-fastest to 250 Test scalps at home: Details here

Veteran off-spinner R Ashwin scripted some superb feats on Day 1 of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Indore.

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