Mashrafe Mortaza is a short name and his full name is Mashrafe Bin Mortaza. He is the captain of the one day Bangladeshi International cricket team. Also, he was led to the National T20 team of Bangladesh. And he is a current member of the Bangladesh parliament from Narail-2 since by 2019. He was listed as one of the most world-famous athletes in the world by ESPN “World Fame 100” in 2019
Murtaza was the captain of the Bangladesh ODI cricket team and he was played one Test and seven ODI matches between 2009 and 2010. but he was out of the team due to injury and Shakib Al Hasan was appointed as a captain absence of Murtaza. Murtaza was considered one of the fastest bowlers in Bangladesh.
He was named the first middle-order batsman, first-class century and half-century of three Tests. Mortaza’s career was interrupted with fifteen injuries, and he performed a total of ten operations on the knee and ankle. Prior in 2000, His bowling speed was 135s-145s km/h and he was the regular opener bowler.
Mortaza was a useful batsman of lower middle-order, first-class century and the half-century of three Tests. Mortaza’s career was discontinued fifteen injuries and a total of his ten operations on his knee and ankle. That is a shockable condition for that time. For this reason, he has missed the Bangladesh cricket team several times.
Mashrafe Mortaza Personal life
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was born on 5 October 1983 in Narail district of southwestern Bangladesh. He enjoyed soccer and badminton sports from an early age and sometimes went swimming in the Chitra river on the side without doing school work. He applied to admit to the philosophy department at the Jahangirnagar University of Bangladesh in 2003-4 to complete his bachelor’s degree. Mortaza was an open mind man and animated character who enjoys bike riding.
He is very popular in his city, which makes him known as their “prince of hearts” Official. One day Murtaza was met with Sumona Haque Shami at Victoria College in Narail. And he has married her at 28 years old. After that comes daughter Humaira and one son Sahil from this couple.
Mashrafe Mortaza Emergence
Mortaza is one of the most successful pace bowler of Bangladesh cricket team. Speed and aggression Murtaza impressed Andy Roberts, a former West Indies pacer who appeared as an under-19 player who served as a temporary bowling coach for Bangladesh. Roberts suggested Murtaza was included in the Bangladesh squad.
After a match for Bangladesh A (his only Bangladesh A match), Murtaza started his Test match with Zimbabwe on November 7, 2001, at Bangabandhu National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur in Dhaka. Khaled Mahmud also admitted to the match, which was reduced to rain and ended in a draw. Murtaza Mohammad Manjurul Islam opened the bowling first and took 4 wickets for 106 runs but Zimbabwe did not bat for the second time.
But Murtaza also appeared in the Bangladesh ODI squad on November 23 2001, along with co-stars Abhishek Fahim Muntasir and Tushar Imran. Inaugural bowling with Mohammad Sharif, Murtaza won Zimbabwe by five wickets in 8.2 overs 2/26 off.
Murtaza Injury problems
After a Test series against Zimbabwe and one against New Zealand, Murtaza desired for the next series Pakistan in January 2002 as he sustained a back injury. While recovering, Mortaza received a knee injury while skiing and needed surgery.
Murtaza did not return to international cricket until the 2003 World Cup in South Africa. Bangladesh failed to advance to the round-robin stage and Murtaza played in two matches, collecting two wickets at an average of 38.00.
Mashrafe Mortaza Success
Murtaza returned from injury as a threat to his career and after being impressed with Bangladesh domestic cricket, he was selected in the 13-member squad to face India in the December-2, 2004 Test at home series.
Rahul dismissed Rahul Dravir in the 1st Test in Dhaka and announced his return to Test cricket. He bowled consistently in the series and almost outclassed Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, but the catches were dropped.
Cricinfo noted that in the 2nd Test he “badly tried again with a back-up”. Murtaza finished the series with five wickets at 3.00.00 for 3 wickets, though Bangladesh lost 2-0.
In the following one-day series, Murtaza played a crucial role in defeating India’s 16 run defeat of Bangladesh in the second ODI on December 26, 2004.
He was awarded Man of the Match for his all-rounder performance with two wickets, two catches and an unbeaten 31. The match was the 100th ODI in Bangladesh and Murtaza’s first ODI in 15 months.
Batting summary career
Bowling summary career
Man of the match
- Test: – 1
- ODI: – 12
- World Cup: – 1
- T20I: – 2
- IPL: – 0
- Test: 2001 – 2009
- ODI: 2001 – 2019
- World Cup: 2003 – 2019
- T20I: 2006 – 2017
- IPL: 2009
The highest 9-wicket partnership of Team Bangladesh: 77 with Shahadat Hossain v India on May 18, 2007
A highest batting strike rate of Bangladesh players which is facing one thousand balls or more than (67.20)
Highest 9-wicket partnership for Team Bangladesh: 97 with Shakib Al Hasan v Pakistan on April 16, 2007. The highest batting strike rate of Bangladesh players facing one thousand balls or more than (89.00). Most catches for Bangladesh by a non-wicketkeeper. Best of the bowling figures by a Team Bangladesh (6/26 vs Kenya)
Murtaza retired from the T20I
Murtaza announced on April 4, 2017, the retirement of twenty internationals after a visit to Sri Lanka. Mashrafe plays his last T20I against Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium. Although Lasith Malinga was dismissed as the second victim for no reason for the hat-trick, Mashrafe took a wicket in the match and guided the team to victory in the last T-Twenty20 (T20I) match.