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Taskin Ahmed


ABOUT
Taskin Ahmed

Full NameTaskin Ahmed Tazim

NationalityDhaka, Bangladesh

RoleBowler

MOST RECENT MATCHES

MATCH RUNS BF 4s 6s SR OVERS MO RC WKTS ECO EX
ZIM vs BAN 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 28 0 14.00 0
ZIM vs BAN 5 8 0 0 62.50 4 0 28 0 7.00 1
ZIM vs BAN 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 48 1 4.80 2
ZIM vs BAN 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 38 1 3.80 3
BAN vs ZIM 1 1 0 0 100.00 5 0 22 1 4.40 0
BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 42 20 61 158 6 4.35 38.60 0 0 14 5 0 9 0
TESTs 8 14 156 353 1 12.00 44.19 0 1 75 15 2 1 0
T20Is 22 9 39 43 4 7.80 90.69 0 0 15 4 1 2 0
T20s 92 36 123 146 15 5.85 84.24 0 0 18 8 5 11 0
LISTAs 89 42 260 373 15 9.62 69.70 0 0 38 20 8 18 0
FIRSTCLASS 27 39 256 564 14 10.24 45.39 0 0 34 24 6 4 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 42 41 318.5 1818 55 33.05 5.70 5/28 1 0
TESTs 8 15 271.2 1075 20 53.75 3.96 5/128 0 0
T20Is 22 20 65.4 539 14 38.50 8.20 2/32 0 0
T20s 92 88 299.2 2517 105 23.97 8.40 5/31 1 0
LISTAs 89 88 654.2 3599 129 27.89 5.50 5/28 1 0
FIRSTCLASS 27 51 709.1 2574 78 33.00 3.62 7/108 2 0
ABOUT

Taskin Ahmed Tazin is a Bangladeshi cricketer who was born on 3 April 1995 at Dhaka in Bangladesh. He is a left handed batsman and a right hand fast bowler who primarily plays as the fast bowler in his team. He is known for his 148 kmph delivery, which is the fastest delivery by a Bangladeshi cricketer in an official international cricket match.


Debut


Taskin Ahmed made his Test debut against New Zealand on 12 January 2017 at Wellington. He took 1 wicket in the match and New Zealand claimed a victory in the match by 7 wickets.


Taskin made his ODI debut against India on 17 June 2014 at Dhaka where he took 5 wickets for 28 runs in 8 overs. Although India won the match by 47 runs, Taskin was praised for his brilliant performance in his first match.


Taskin also made his T20I debut at his home ground of Dhaka against Australia on 1 April 2014 where he took the wicket of Glenn Maxwell. However, Australia won the match by 7 wickets.


Rise to Glory


Taskin Ahmed rose to prominence when he was called in as a replacement for Mashrafe Mortaza against Australia. He did not miss the opportunity and dismissed Glenn Maxwell on a fine delivery. He was then signed in by Chittagong Vikings for the Bangladesh Premier League where he showcased his brilliant bowling skills and went on to become one of the most important bowlers for his team over the years.


Low Points


Taskin Ahmed suffered an injury during the 2013 season of the Bangladesh Premier League and had to spent one full season in rehabilitation. Also, he was banned from bowling in the 2016 ICC World T20 for illegal action, but each time he came out of the odds and is now a regular member of the national team of Bangladesh.


Club Career


Taskin Ahmed started playing in the Bangladesh Premier League as a part of the Chittagong Kings franchise and took 8 wickets in the 4 matches played in the 2013 season of the tournament. His best bowling figures were 4/31 against Duronto Rajshahi.


Taskin Ahmed played for Chittagong Vikings in the 2016 season of Bangladesh Premier League and took 4 wickets in 7 matches at an average of 53.25. Taskin Ahmed improved his performance in the next season and took 15 wickets in 11 matches of the 2017 season of Bangladesh Premier League while playing for Chittagong Vikings. He also took 5 wickets in the match against Sylhet Sixers that season.


Taskin Ahmed again played for Chittagong Vikings in the 2018 season and took 14 wickets in 11 matches of the tournament with a bowling average of 23.92 and conceded 335 runs in the tournament. In the 2019 season, he played for Sylhet Sixers and took 22 wickets in 12 matches, which made him the highest wicket taker of the tournament in the season.


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