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Sunzamul Islam

Sunzamul Islam (born 17 January 1990, also known as Sanjamul Islam[1]) is a Bangladeshi cricketer.[2] He was born in Rajshahi. [3][4]

Domestic career

In Round 2 of the 2016–17 Bangladesh Cricket League, playing for North Zone, he took 9 wickets for 80 runs in the second innings. He was named as man of the match.[5] His figures are the third-best by a Bangladeshi bowler in a first-class match.[6]

Along with Shuvagata Hom, he was the joint-leading wicket-taker in the 2016–17 Bangladesh Cricket League, with a total of 25 dismissals.[7] In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Chittagong Vikings team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League.[8] He was the leading wicket-taker for North Zone in the tournament, with 29 dismissals in six matches.[9] In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Cumilla Warriors in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League.[10]

International career

In March 2017, he was included in Bangladesh's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Sri Lanka, although he did not play.[11] The following month, he was named in Bangladesh's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the matches against Sri Lanka, although again he did not play.[12] Later the same month, he was named in Bangladesh's ODI squads for the 2017 Ireland Tri-Nation Series and the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.[13] He made his ODI debut for Bangladesh against Ireland on 19 May 2017.[14] His debut went okay for him as he picked up two wickets while bowling at a healthy economy. Bangladesh went on to win the match by 8 wickets.

In January 2018, he was added to Bangladesh's Test squad for their series against Sri Lanka.[15] He made his Test debut on 31 January 2018 against Sri Lanka.[16]


  1. ^ "Cricket Archive profile".
  2. ^ "Sunzamul Islam". Retrieved 2015-10-24.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh Premier League BPL T20 2015 Schedule Fixtures". Retrieved 2015-10-24.
  4. ^ "Bangladesh A squad named for African tour". Retrieved 2015-10-24.
  5. ^ "Bangladesh Cricket League, Central Zone (Bangladesh) v North Zone (Bangladesh) at Chittagong, Feb 4-7, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Sunzamul's 9 for 80 demolishes Central Zone". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Bangladesh Cricket League, 2016/17 Records: Most wickets". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Full players list of the teams following Players Draft of BPL T20 2018-19". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh Cricket League, 2018/19 - North Zone (Bangladesh): Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  10. ^ "BPL draft: Tamim Iqbal to team up with coach Mohammad Salahuddin for Dhaka". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  11. ^ "Sunzamul, Shuvagata called in to Bangladesh ODI squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  12. ^ "Uncapped Mohammad Saifuddin in Bangladesh T20I squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  13. ^ "Shafiul Islam back in Bangladesh squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  14. ^ "Ireland Tri-Nation Series, 4th Match: Ireland v Bangladesh at Dublin (Malahide), May 19, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  15. ^ "Finger injury rules Shakib out of first Sri Lanka Test". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  16. ^ "1st Test, Sri Lanka Tour of Bangladesh at Chittagong, Jan 31 - Feb4 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 January 2018.

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