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Tapash Baisya

Tapash Baisya (Bengali: তাপস বৈশ্য) (born 25 December 1982, in Sylhet) is a former Bangladeshi cricketer.

Tapash Baisya took 36 Test wickets, although they came at a bowling average of nearly 60. Nevertheless, he has taken the third-most wickets of any Bangladeshi fast bowler, behind Mashrafe Mortaza and Shahadat Hossain. He took four wickets in a Test innings only once: four for 72 against West Indies on their 2002–03 tour of Bangladesh.[1] With the bat he scored two Test fifties.

He played first-class cricket for Sylhet Division from 2000–01 to 2012–13. His highest score was 112 off 173 balls, batting at number eight against Chittagong Division in 2006–07.[2] His best bowling figures were 6 for 37 against Dhaka Division in 2012–13. Right now he is currently playing professional cricket for a team in the United States of America in New Jersey. He is also a cricket coach who teaches many young kids in bat and ball.[3]


  1. ^ "Bangladesh v West Indies, Chittagong 2002–03". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Chittagong Division v Sylhet Division 2006–07". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Sylhet Division v Dhaka Division 2012–13". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 February 2015.

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28 September 2019