|Full name||Mohammad Elias Sunny|
2 August 1986 |
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Bowling style||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Test debut (cap 60)||21 October 2011 v West Indies|
|Last Test||8 March 2013 v Sri Lanka|
|ODI debut (cap 101)||3 December 2011 v Pakistan|
|Last ODI||8 December 2012 v West Indies|
|ODI shirt no.||19|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: , 12 March 2013|
Elias Sunny (Bengali: ইলিয়াস সানি, born 2 August 1986) is a Bangladeshi cricketer. Sunny made his Test debut in 2011 and played his One Day International the following year. He is a Slow left-arm orthodox bowler.
He made his first class debut for Dhaka Division in Bangladesh in 2003–04 and has played for Chittagong Division in subsequent years. He is an all rounder and played for Bangladesh Under-17s in 2002/03.
This left-handed batsman scored 978 runs in 31 first class matches up to the end of the 2006–07 season. His only first class century, an impressive 176, came against Barisal Division. He has taken 97 wickets with his slow left arm orthodox spin at a cost of 29.21 with a best of 5 for 46 against Khulna Division.
In 23 list A one-day matches he's scored 193 runs at 13.78 and taken 34 wickets at 36.32.
He made his T20I debut along with Abul Hasan and Ziaur Rahman at Stormont (cricket ground) near Belfast in Northern Ireland in July 2012 against Ireland. He took 5/13 from his 4 overs, including a maiden to restrict the hosts to 119/8 and thus result in an emphatic 71 run win. He took the wickets of Ed Joyce, Niall O'Brien, John Mooney, Alex Cusack and Trent Johnston to win the Man of the Match award. He bettered the 4-year-old world record for best figures on T20I debut 4/15 by Ajantha Mendis (against Zimbabwe cricket team at Maple Leaf Cricket Club at King City in Canada) in October 2008, which was again surpassed by Mendis in September later.
Elias Sunny is the first and only player in history to take 5 wicket haul on T20I debut which is considered as a rare feat and still has the best bowling figures on T20I debut(5/13 in 4 overs)  Elias Sunny is also the only bowler to pick up 5 wicket hauls on both Test and T20I debut.
Test five wicket hauls
|1||6/94||1||West Indies||Chittagong,Bangladesh||Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium||2011||Drawn|
T20I five wicket hauls
|1||5/13||1||Ireland||Belfast,Ireland||Civil Service Cricket Club||2012||Won|
- Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st Test. (# 2010) cricinfo. Retrieved 25 October 2011
- "Records | Twenty20 Internationals | Bowling records | Best figures in a innings on debut | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
- "1st T20I: Ireland v Bangladesh at Belfast, Jul 18, 2012 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-04.