Abu Jayed is a seam-bowling all-rounder from Bangladesh. He was born on 2 August 1993. He is a part of the World Cup 2019 squad of Bangladesh.
He plays for the Sylhet Division in Bangladesh’s premier First Class competition, the National Cricket League. He joined the Sylhet team in 2012. In the 2016-17 edition, he was the leading wicket-taker with 29 dismissals to his name.
With his impressive performances in this tournament, he earned a call-up into the national T20I side in February 2018.
Jayed made his debut in international cricket in a T20I against Sri Lanka at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet. The visitors batted first and scored 210/4 in their quota of 20 overs. Jayed proved to be expensive as he conceded 45 runs in 4 overs and picked up just 1 wicket. Bangladesh faltered as they were all out for just 135 in 18.4 overs. Sri Lanka won the match by 75 runs.
Close to five months after his T20I debut, he made his Test debut on 4th July 2018 against Windies at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. Bangladesh recorded their lowest ever Test score as they were bowled out for just 43 in the first innings. Windies scored 406 and took a massive lead of 363 runs. Jayed took 3/84. In the second innings, the visitors could manage only 144 and lost the match by an innings and 219 runs.
Jayed represented the Sylhet Division in National Cricket League since 2012.
In the 2018-19 edition of the Bangladesh Premier League, he played for the Chittagong Vikings. He took 18 wickets in 13 matches and was the leading wicket-taker for the Vikings in the tournament.
He plays for the East Zone in the Bangladesh Cricket League. He was the team’s leading wicket-taker in the 2018-19 edition. He picked up a whopping 20 wickets in just 5 matches.