Mashrafe Mortaza Biography

Personal Information About Mashrafe Mortaza

Name:- Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
Nick Name:- Koushik, Narail Express, Mash
D.O.B:- 5 th October 1983
National Side:- Bangladesh
Place of Birth:- Narail, Bangladesh
Horoscope:- Libra
Religion:- Islam
Height:- 6ft 1 inch
Marital Status:- Married
Profession:- Cricketer, Medium Fast Bowler (Bangladesh)
Role:- Bowler and Bangladesh Cricket Captain
Style of Batting:- Right Handed batsman
Style of Bowling:- Right arm medium-fast
Mashrafe Mortaza Family Info
Father Name:- Golam Mortaza
Mother Name:- Hamida Mortaza
Brother Name:- Not Know
Sister Name:- Not Know
Childen:- Humaira (Daughter) and Sahil (Son)
Mashrafe Mortaza  Wife:- Sumona Haque Shumi
Mashrafe Mortaza  Net Worth:- US $1.2 Million
Mashrafe Mortaza Childhood and Early Life

Mashrafe Mortaza was born on 5 th October 1983 at Narail District, Bangladesh. His nick name which is very common is Koushik. Mashrafe’s father Golam Mortaza is a businessman and his mother is a housewife, her name is Hamida Mortaza. He received his early education at his hometown from Narail Govt. Primary School. At 2001, he completed his secondary study from the Nrail Govt High School. After his secondary education, he entered in HSC and in 2003 from the Narail Victoria College he passed his HSC. After passing HSC level, Mashrafe got himself admitted into the Philosophy department at the Jahangirnagar University, and completed his bachelor’s degree. As a young boy he was more interested in cricket, especially in batting, his bowling is also his main attribute and due to his bowling style he gained the nickname “Narail Express”. Mashrafe is very famous and popular in his hometown.

Mashrafe Mortaza Career

Mashrafe was interested in cricket when he was very young, beside badminton and football. When he was 11 years old he joined Narail Crciekt Club, he joined this club by the help of Sharif Mohammad Hossain. Mashrafe was first come into attraction during on U-17 regional tournament. In the tournament when he bowled fast slammed 6s and dived around without a care in the world.

After this attention in the U-7, during Under-19 team Mashrafe seized the eye of Andy Roberts, the West Indian old fast bowler, who was then the temporary bowling coach of the squad and he advised to take Mashrafe Mortaza to the Bangladesh A-Team. Mashrafe Mortaza played one match for the Bangladesh, after playing this match he got the opportunity to join the Bangladesh National Team.


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Mashrafe Mortaza International Career

Mashrafe mortaza made his Test debut on 8 November 2001, against Zimbabwe at Bangabondhu National Stadium, on that match Mashrafe took 4 wickets for 106 runs. But this test match was stooped due to the rainfall and it ended with the decision of draw. Mashrafe’s One Day international debut was also against Zimbabwe in 23 November 2001 at Chittagong. The first T20I match for him was also against Zimbabwe on 28 th November 2006 at Khulna Stadium. Bangladesh team was won by 43 runs on that game.

Mashrafe was captain in one Test and seven ODIs in between 2009 and 2010. Later Mashrafe was bound to leave his captaincy for the Bangladesh cricket team for his injury. In the absence of Mashrafe Mortaza, Shakib Al Hasan became the Bangladesh cricket team’s captain.

Mashrafe is the best pace bowler in his country and for his outstanding and magnificent performance his fans and followers called him “Narail Express”. Mashrafe is also called All-rounder, because very often he tremendously played very well in the batting in the international cricket, so for this reason he called all- rounder.

Mashrafe Mortaza bowling Career and Records

Mashrafe Mortaza was the world’s highest wicket taker, at 2006. Mashrafe was the man of the match in his slide’s stock victory in 2007 World Cup over India, he took 4 wickets by 38 runs. He is considered one of the fastest bowler of Bangladesh, he usually bowled in the mid-135 Km/h and repeatedly opens the bowling. Mashrafe is a lower-middle batsman with his first class century and tree half centuries.

Mashrafe Mortaza Injury problem

With a lot of injuries on his knees, shoulder, ankles, Mashrafe keeps playing till date. But his passion for his great career in to the cricket pushed him to give the best performances, for his great efforts in the cricket he is loved by his flowers and he is known as “the Prince of Heart” to the Narail Dwellers.


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Mashrafe Mortaza as a Captain in BPL

Mashrafe Mortaza showed his brilliant and tremendous performances as the leading captain of the Dhaka Gladiators in the Bangladesh Premier League-BPL, Mashrafe is the wining captain of the Bangladesh Premier League for the first and second competition. Mashrafe Mortaza still is the key player for the Bangladesh Cricekt Team, Mashrafe is the person, who’s captaincy is liked, praised and appreciated around the world of cricket and his leading followed by the other players.

Mortaza is the captain of the Comila Victorians and he won the first trophy for his team in the Bangladesh Premier League, BPL-2015. Mashrafe is also select as the captain of the team for the season 2016. For the 2009 Indian Premier League, Mashrafe was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders, Kolkata Knight Riders paid the amount US$600,000 for Mashrafe Mortaza, in IPL 2009, he played just one match from them, and he scored 58 runs in 4 overs.

Mashrafe Mortaza Achievements and Millstones

One Day international matches Records
Highest 9 th wicket partnership for Bangladesh, 97 with Shakib Al Hasan v Pakistan, on 16 th April 2007.
Most catches for the Bangladesh (50) by the non-wicket keeper.
Highest batting strike rate of any Bangladesh team’s players facing 1,000 balls or more (89.000.
Best bowling figures by a Bangladesh player, 6 wickets by 26 runs against Kenya.
Test Matches Records
Highest 9 th wicket partnership for Bangladesh, 77 runs with Shahadat Hossain v India, on 18 th May 2007.
Highest batting rate of Bangladesh team’s players facing 1,000 balls or more (67.20).

Mashrafe Mortaza’a Fan Mehedi Hasan

On 1 st October 2016, a fan named Mehedi Hasan, entered into the ground during the 3 rd One Day international running match against Afghanistan in Mirpur, he hugs Mashrafe in between running match, Mashrafe is his favourite player that was the stunning fact to the viewers of the match. Mashrafe requested the security of the match not give him any kind of punishment. It was big security concern prior to the team of England series where they fearful to come in the Bangladesh. Then the fan sends to the Mirpur Model Thana, after 2 days Mehedi Hasan with 3 friends released by a condition.

Some Facts about Mashrafe Mortaza

Mashrafe does not smoke and does not drink alcohol.
As a young boy, he was playing football and badminton, but he was more inclined towards cricket.
In BPL, once he was approached for spot-fixing.
Once Mashrafe was deactivated his official Facebook Fan page, the reason to abusive comments on a uploaded photo by team-mate Nasir Hossain.
Mashrafe was once bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL, but Mashrafe played only 1 match for KKR.
In 2009, due to his frequent injuries, he decided not to play Test cricket match again to prolong his limited-overs career.
Mashrafe’s Test debut was also his First-Class debut, which added himamong the 3st person or player ever in the history of cricket to do so.
Bangladesh made their first victory against India in 2014, due to Mashrafe’s bowling spell and 31 not out, for this performance he rewarded with the Man of the Match Award.
In 2007 World cup, the biggest upset was created when Bangladesh knocked-out Indian team in Port-of- Spain where Mashrafe was declared the title of the Man of the Match Award for his great performance as 4 wickets for 38 runs.

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