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Abdur Razzak

Abdur Razzak

Personal Profile (Personal Biography)

  • - Full Name: Khan Abdur Razzak
  • - Nick Name: Raj
  • - Date of Birth (Birthday): 15 June 1982
  • - Birth Place: Khulna, Bangladesh
  • - Batting style: Left-hand bat
  • - Bowling style: Slow left-arm orthodox
  • - Role: Bowler
  • - National Team : Bangladesh
  • - Sports Played : Cricket

Abdur tall left-arm spinner capable of extracting appreciable bounce, he enjoyed a successful A-team series against Zimbabwe, in 2004, when he claimed 15 wickets in the five-match series, including 7 for 17 in the third game at Dhaka. Razzaq missed out on the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy, in England, and played just a single ODI in 2005 against Zimbabwe in January. Raj made his Test debut against Australia, at Chittagong, in April 2006 but failed to take a wicket. Abdur Razzak had the credit of being the only player from Bangladesh to be selected for IPL. He plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Cricket Career

Razzak was the only Bangladeshi to play in the 2008 Indian Premier League. He was bought for $50,000 by the Royal Challengers Bangalore and played in only one match.

In July 2009, on Bangladesh's tour of the West Indies, Razzak represented Bangladesh in international cricket for the first time since his suspension. Omitted from the Test squad, he was called up for the one-day series.

He took 15 wickets in the series which Bangladesh won 4-1 and was named Man of the Series.

Razzak was called into the Bangladesh national team for the 2004 Asia Cup One Day International tournament, making his debut against Hong Kong in July.