Mushfiqur Rahim: News

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.

Afghanistan tour of Bangladesh 2023: All you need to know

Afghanistan are set to tour Bangladesh for a full-fledged series, starting on June 14.

Bangladesh win 3rd ODI, wrap-up series against Ireland: Stats

Bangladesh outclass Ireland in the third ODI and also wrapped up the series 2-0 at the County Cricket ground in Chelmsford.

IRE vs BAN, 3rd ODI: Visitors aim for series win

Bangladesh will aim to wrap up the series when they meet Ireland in the third and final ODI of the series on May 14 at the County Cricket ground in Chelmsford.

Bangladesh come from behind to beat Ireland in 2nd ODI

Bangladesh came from behind to beat Ireland by three wickets in the 2nd ODI at the Country Cricket ground in Chelmsford.

Najmul Shanto registers a match-winning 93-ball 117 against Ireland

Bangladesh batter Najmul Shanto has registered his maiden ODI century in the second match against Ireland at the County Cricket ground in Chelmsford.

Mushfiqur Rahim becomes joint-second-highest scorer in ODIs for Bangladesh: Stats

Birthday boy Mushfiqur Rahim registered his 44th ODI half-century against Ireland in the first ODI at Chelmsford.

Ireland vs Bangladesh, ODIs 2023: Statistical preview

Ireland are gearing up to host Bangladesh in a three-match ODI series, starting Tuesday (May 9).

Taijul Islam claims match figures worth 9/148 against Ireland: Stats

Bangladesh registered a seven-wicket win over Ireland as they closed out the one-off Test in the fourth day afternoon.

Bangladesh beat Ireland in one-off Test: Key Stats 

Bangladesh thrashed Ireland by seven wickets in the one-off Test to end the home series on a high.

Mushfiqur Rahim slams his 10th Test century, scripts this record

Bangladesh batter Mushfiqur Rahim has slammed his 10th century in Test cricket.

Bangladesh vs Ireland, Only Test: Preview, stats, and Fantasy XI

After clinching the ODI and T20I series, Bangladesh will host Ireland in a one-off Test.

Mushfiqur Rahim hammers fastest ODI hundred for Bangladesh: Key Stats

Bangladesh veteran wicket-keeper batter Mushfiqur Rahim hammered his ninth ODI century against Ireland in the 2nd ODI at the Sylhet International Stadium on Monday.

Bangladesh vs Ireland, 2nd ODI: Preview, stats, and Fantasy XI

Following a dominant win in the first ODI, Bangladesh will be looking to carry that momentum in the second game of the three-match ODI series against Ireland.

Bangladesh outclass England in 3rd ODI, suffer series defeat: Stats

Bangladesh beat England by 50 runs in the third ODI. Despite it being a dead rubber, the hosts have shown how difficult they are to face in these conditions.

11 Dec 2022

Indian Cricket Team

Bangladesh vs India, Tests: Series preview, stats, and more

After squaring off in a high-voltage T20I series, India and Bangladesh will battle it out in a two-Test series, starting December 14

Bangladesh announce squad for India Test series: Details here

Bangladesh have announced a strong-looking outfit for the upcoming Test series versus India at home.

Bangladesh's Mushfiqur Rahim announces T20I retirement: Details here

Bangladesh cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim, on Sunday, announced his decision to retire from T20I cricket via a tweet from his official handle.

2022 Asia Cup: Breaking down the squad of Bangladesh

Bangladesh announced a 17-member squad for the Asia Cup, commencing on August 27.

Zimbabwe humble Bangladesh in 2nd ODI, win series: Key stats

Zimbabwe trounced Bangladesh by five wickets in the second ODI.

Bangladesh announce squad for Zimbabwe tour; Mahmudullah rested

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has named squads for the limited-overs series in Zimbabwe, starting July 30.

06 Jun 2022

Angelo Mathews

ICC Test Rankings: Litton Das scripts history; Mushfiqur moves up

Senior Bangladeshi batters Mushfiqur Rahim and Litton Das have made significant gains in the latest ICC Test Rankings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

07 Jan 2022

Shakib Al Hasan

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.

26 Nov 2021

Pakistan Cricket Team

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

22 Jan 2020

Shafiul Islam

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

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

Mushfiqur Rahim not keen to keep in Tests anymore

Bangladesh's veteran cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim has decided to give up his wicket-keeping duties in Test cricket to focus solely on batting and prolong his career.

New Zealand beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

New Zealand beat Bangladesh in match number nine of the ICC World Cup 2019.

Bangladesh beat South Africa: Here are the records broken

Bangladesh clinched a historic win against South Africa in match number five of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.

28 Sep 2018


India vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup: Dream XI tricks and tips

India and Bangladesh will be tussling it out for the Asia Cup 2018 trophy when these two sides meet today.

27 Sep 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Asia Cup 2018: Discussion points as Bangladesh knock Pakistan out

Bangladesh are all set to face India in the final of the 2018 Asia Cup on September 28.

Asia Cup 2018: Discussion points as Bangladesh humiliate Sri Lanka

Bangladesh thrashed Sri Lanka by 137 runs to win their Group B opener of the Asia Cup 2018 on Saturday.

08 Mar 2018


2nd T20I: India thrash Bangladesh by 6 wickets

After losing the first T20I of the Nidahas Trophy to hosts Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma led India bounced back in style to thrash Bangladesh by 6 wickets in the second T20I.