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Nasir Hossain


ABOUT
ABOUT

Nasir Hossain Biography


Mohammad Nasir Hossain is a Bangladeshi cricketer who was born on 30 November 1991 in Rangpur, Bangladesh. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler.


Background


Nasir Hossain was a part of the 13-man Bangladesh squad that was involved in the 2010 Asian Games in late November. The final match was against Afghanistan in which his team won by five wickets thus winning the country's first gold medal at the Asian Games.


Club Career


He has represented Barisal Division, Chittagong Division, Rajshahi Division and Rangpur Division in his domestic career. The six-team Bangladesh Premier League was launched by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) in 2012. in February 2012 a twenty20 tournament was held.


The Khulna Royal Bengals signed Hossain for a whopping price of $200,000. In April that year, BCB for the first time awarded Hossain a central contract.


He scored 295 runs in the second innings while playing for Rangpur Division and up against Barisal Division in the 2017–18 National Cricket League.


Debut


On 14 August 2011 He debuted in ODIs against Zimbabwe. Coming in when Bangladesh's score was a meager 58 for 6, Hossain top-scored for his side contributing 63 runs from 92 balls.


But the result was still not in Bangladesh’s favour and they lost by seven wickets. Hossain accidentally injured Zimbabwe fast bowler Keegan Meth In the final game of the five-match series.


His first Test century was on 11 March 2013 against Sri Lanka at Galle.


Rise to Glory


In October, Bangladesh hosted the West Indies for a T20I, three ODIs, and two Tests. Hossain scored his second half-century In the second ODI. He once again repeated the same rescue act for Bangladesh, when he came at the hour of need and scored 50 from 54 deliveries.


Hossain took his first ever wickets in ODIs in the final match of the series. Bangladesh lost 2–1.

Early in November, Pakistan toured Bangladesh. In the second ODI Hossain scored his very first international century off 134 balls and was thus named Man of the Match. Still Bangladesh lost.


In 2015, he helped Bangladesh to win the second ODI and get their most successful stint in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. He took his career best 3 wickets restricting South Africa at 26 On 12 July. Subsequently Bangladesh won the series over the proteas. His catches were crucial every time and led to Bangladesh winning the series against India and South Africa.

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