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Naimur Rahman

Naimur Rahman Durjoy (born 19 September 1974) is a Bangladeshi politician and retired cricketer. He is the incumbent Jatiya Sangsad member from the Manikganj-1 constituency representing the Bangladesh Awami League party since 2014.[1][2]

Durjoy served as the first captain of Bangladesh national cricket team. At international level, he played 8 Test and 29 ODI matches for the team.

Cricket career

A right arm offspinner, Durjoy was a member of Bangladesh's 1997 ICC Trophy winning side. He became his country's inaugural Test captain when he led Bangladesh on their Test debut, against India in 2000. Rahman took 6 for 132 in India's first innings, including the wickets of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.[3] However a loss of form saw him lose the captaincy the following year and also his spot in the side.

After retirement, Durjoy became the president of the Cricketers' Welfare Association of Bangladesh.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Mahmood, Raihan (5 January 2014). "Joyful Joy and Durjoy". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Members of 10th Parliament – Constituency 168 – Manikganj-1". Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Only Test: Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, Nov 10–13, 2000". espncricinfo. Retrieved 13 December 2011.
  4. ^ "Adhoc committee to run BCB". Retrieved 5 March 2013.

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28 September 2019