Mashrafe Mortaza (Cricketer) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is a Bangladesh international cricketer, and current captain of the One Day Internationals for Bangladesh national cricket team. He is also a former T20I captain, until his retirement. He broke into the national side in late 2001 against Zimbabwe and represented Bangladesh before having played a single first-class match.
Name: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
Nickname: Narail Express, Prince of Hearts
Profession: Bangladeshi Cricketer (Medium Fast Bowler)
DOB: October 5, 1983
Birth Place: Narail, Bangladesh
Home Town: Narail, Bangladesh
Home Address: Not Known
Best Friends: Not Known
Hobbies: Swimming and motorcycling
Debut Work: Test- 8 November 2001 vs Zimbabwe in Dhaka, ODI- 23 November 2001 vs Zimbabwe in Chittagong, T20- 28 November 2006 vs Zimbabwe in Khulna
Coach: Not Known
Domestic/State Team: Kolkata Knight Riders, Asia XI, Bangladesh, Dhaka Gladiators, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Comilla Victorians
Jersey Number: #2(Bangladesh), #2(IPL, County Cricket)
Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium
Nature on field: Aggressive
Height: 183 centimetres
Weight: 74 kilograms
Body: Chest Measurements: 40 Inches, Waist Measurements: 34 Inches, Biceps: 14 Inches
Hair Color: Black
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Sumona Haque Shumi
GF: Not Known
Kids: Humaira and Sahil
Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Brother/ Sister: Not Known
School: Not Known
College (Graduation): Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka
College (Post-Graduation): Not Known
Educational Qualification: Degree in Philosophy
Cars: Not Known
Bikes: Not Known
House: Not Known
Salary: IPL- $600,000 for KKR, 10 million
Net Income: Not Known
Film: Not Known
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Cricketer: Not Known
More Information and Facts about Mashrafe Mortaza
• Mortaza captained his country in one Test and seven One Day Internationals (ODIs) between 2009 and 2010, however injury meant he was in and out of the side and Shakib Al Hasan was appointed captain in Mortaza’s absence.
• Mortaza used to be considered one of the fastest bowlers produced by Bangladesh, previously bowling in the mid-135s km/h in the 2000s, and regularly opens the bowling.
• He is a useful lower-middle order batsman, with a first-class century and three Test half centuries to his name.
• Mortaza’s career has been hampered by injuries and he has undergone a total of ten operations on his knees and ankles.
• Mortaza retired from Test cricket in 2009 due to continuous back injuries and continued to play in shorter formats.
• On 4 April 2017, he announced his intentions to retire from T20Is as well. He retired from all T20Is on 6 April 2017.
• He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for the 2009 Indian Premier League; although KKR paid US$600,000 for Mortaza, he played just one match for them, in which he went for 58 runs in 4 overs.
• In March 2018, Mortaza took four wickets in four balls bowling for Abahani Limited against Agrani Bank Cricket Club in the 2017–18 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League.
• He enjoyed playing sports such as football and badminton from a young age, and sometimes went swimming in the nearby River Chitra instead of doing school work.
• Mortaza is one of the most successful pace bowlers to have emerged from Bangladesh.
• He has the rcord for having the highest ninth wicket partnership for Bangladesh: 77 with Shahadat Hossain v India, 18 May 2007, the highest batting strike rate of Bangladesh players facing 1,000 balls or more (67.20) in Test matches. He has the highest ninth wicket partnership for Bangladesh: 97 with Shakib Al Hasan v Pakistan, 16 April 2007, the highest batting strike rate of Bangladesh players facing 1,000 balls or more (89.00), the most catches for Bangladesh by a non-wicketkeeper (50) and the best bowling figures by a Bangladesh player (6/26 vs Kenya).