Alauddin Babu

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Alauddin Babu
Role Bowler
Batting style Right hand bat
Bowling type Right arm Medium fast
First-class List A T20
Matches 6 10 14
Runs scored 345 86 64
Batting average 43.12 14.33 12.80
100s/50s 1/2 -/- -/-
Top score 180 43* 20*
Balls bowled 749 366 198
Wickets 13 14 9
Bowling average 35.46 24.78 34.44
5 wickets in innings - - -
10 wickets in match - - -
Best bowling 6/124 3/14 2/13
Catches/stumpings 3/- 3/- 5/-

Debut: 23 February 2010
Last appearance: 29 February 2012
Source: Cricinfo

Alauddin Babu born December 5, 1991 in Rangpur, Bangladesh is a Bangladeshi cricketer.

He is a promising medium-pace bowler who was discovered at 17, Babu's most conspicuous cricketing act so far has been to concede the most expensive List-A over of all time when he gave away 39 in a Dhaka Premier League match.

Under-19s Career[edit]

He bowls right-arm fast bowler who can bat in middle-order was included in the Bangladesh squad for the 2010 Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand. He took a four-wicket haul in the first four-day match against England Under-19s in July 2009.

Domestic career[edit]

He first earned attention in 2008, when he took an eight-wicket haul in Dhaka's First Division League, which is the level just below the Premier League. Earmarked as a future prospect, and consequently selected for the National Cricket Academy in 2010, he made his first-class debut for Rajshahi Division Cricket Team, and then moved to Rangpur Division when the region became a divisional cricket team the following year. He played for Barisal Burners in the Bangladesh Premier League. He played important role in the getting Barisal Burners to get them into the finals.

In 2013, Elton Chigumbura hammered the 39 from the last over of the innings bowled Alauddin. He gave away five off the first ball which was a no-ball, and then bowled a wide. Off the next five balls, Chigumbura alternated between sixes and fours before Alauddin bowled another wide and was finished off with a six. Alauddin ended up conceding a whopping 93 in his 10 overs.