Barisal Division cricket team

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The Barisal Division cricket team or Barisal Blazers is a Bangladeshi first-class team representing the Barisal Division, one of the seven administrative regions in Bangladesh. The team competes in the National Cricket League and was formerly a participant in the now-defunct National Cricket League One-Day. In the short-lived National Cricket League Twenty20 competition, played in the 2009–10 season only, Barisal played in their official green and black colours. The equivalent team in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is the Barisal Bulls.

Barisal's home ground is the Barisal Divisional Stadium, also known as the Abdur Rab Serniabad Stadium, which has a 15,000 capacity. They have only won one competition in their history, the 2008–09 National Cricket League One-Day.

Honours[edit]

  • National Cricket League (0) –
  • One-Day Cricket League (1) – 2008–09

Summary by season[edit]

Season NCL One-Day NCL T20
1999-2000 6th
2000-01 6th
2001-02 6th 6th
2002-03 5th 6th
2003-04 6th 6th
2004-05 5th 6th
2004-05 3rd 5th
2006-07 4th 4th
2007-08 5th 5th
2008-09 2nd 1st
2009-10 5th not held 6th
2010-11 4th 2nd
2011-12 7th
2012-13 8th
2013-14 8th
2014-15 7th
2015-16 1st in Tier 2
2016-17 3rd in Tier 1
2017-18 3rd in Tier 1

At the end of the 2017-18 season Barisal Division had played 140 first-class matches, with 20 wins, 61 losses and 59 draws.[1]

Current squad[edit]

As of 4 September 2017
Name Nat Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsman
Shahriar Nafees Bangladesh Left-hand bat Batsman Captain
Nuruzzaman Bangladesh Right-hand bat Right-arm off break
Abu Sayeem Bangladesh Right-hand bat Wicketkeeper
Rafsan Al Mahmud Bangladesh Right-hand bat Right-arm medium
Moin Khan Bangladesh Right-hand bat Batsman
All-Rounders
Monir Hossain Bangladesh Right-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Salman Hossain Bangladesh Right-hand bat Right-arm fast-medium
Golam Kabir Bangladesh Right-hand bat Right-arm medium
Fazle Mahmud Bangladesh Left-hand bat Right-arm legbreak
Tawhidul Islam Bangladesh Right-hand bat Right-arm medium
Bowlers
Sohag Gazi Bangladesh Right-hand bat Right-arm offbreak
Tanvir Islam Bangladesh Left-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox

Notable players[edit]

The following is a list of players who have played for both Barisal and Bangladesh.

Barisal players who have played for countries other than Bangladesh:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barisal Division playing record". CricketArchive. Retrieved 3 March 2018. (Subscription required (help)).

Other source[edit]

  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack (annual)

External links[edit]