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Monir Hossain

Monir Hossain (born 27 January 1985) is a Bangladeshi cricketer who has played at First-class, List A and Twenty20 level. He is a left-handed batsman and slow left arm orthodox bowler. He has represented Barisal Division and Sylhet Division in First-class and List A cricket. He has played with Duronto Rajshahi and the Barisal Bulls in the Bangladesh Premier League.[1][2]


Monir made his First-class and List A debuts for Barisal Division in February 2006, against Rajshahi Division and Chittagong Division respectively. After playing for Sylhet Division in 2009, he returned to Barisal Division in 2010.[3][4]

Monir was selected by Duronto Rajshahi for the 2012–13 Bangladesh Premier League.[5] In October 2016, he was selected by the Barisal Bulls for the 2016–17 Bangladesh Premier League draft.[6]

Playing for Barisal Division against Rajshahi Division in the National Cricket League in November 2018, he finished the Rajshahi first innings by taking a hat-trick, dismissing all three victims leg before wicket.[7][8]

In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Sylhet Thunder in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League.[9]


  1. ^ "Monir Hossain". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 September 2017. (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Monir Hossain". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Monir Hossain". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 September 2017. (subscription required)
  4. ^ "List A Matches played by Monir Hossain". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 September 2017. (subscription required)
  5. ^ Isam, Mohammad (20 December 2012). "Shakib the top pick at BPL auction". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  6. ^ "BPL 2016 draft: As it happened". Dhaka Tribune. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Tier 1, National Cricket League at Rajshahi, Nov 5-8 2018". Cricinfo. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Monir grabs 5-wicket haul with hat-trick on the second day". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  9. ^ "BPL draft: Tamim Iqbal to team up with coach Mohammad Salahuddin for Dhaka". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
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