Elias Sunny

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Elias Sunny
Personal information
Full name Mohammad Elias Sunny
Born (1986-08-02) 2 August 1986 (age 31)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Slow left-arm orthodox
Role Bowler
International information
National side
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
Years Team
2009/10 Khulna Division
2004/05–2009/10 Chittagong Division
2003/04–2010/11 Dhaka Division
2011–present Dhaka Metropolis
2012 Nagenahira Nagas
2013 Barisal Burners
2015–present Rangpur Riders
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 4 4 95 139
Runs scored 38 2 2,814 1,609
Batting average 7.60 1.00 22.15 19.62
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 3/12 0/2
Top score 20* 1* 176 87*
Balls bowled 863 204 19,335 4,920
Wickets 12 5 341 179
Bowling average 43.16 32.20 27.86 27.48
5 wickets in innings 1 0 17 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 2 0
Best bowling 6/94 2/21 7/73 4/22
Catches/stumpings 1/– 0/– 52/– 50/–
Source: CricInfo, 7 April 2018

Elias Sunny (Bengali: ইলিয়াস সানি, born 2 August 1986) is a Bangladeshi international cricketer. Sunny made his Test cricket debut in 2011 and has subsequently played both Test and limited overs cricket played for the Bangladesh national team.

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Sunny made his first-class cricket debut for Dhaka Division in the 2003/04 season and has since played for Chittagong Division. He had played for Bangladesh under-17s in 2002/03.[citation needed]

Sunny made his international debut in the first Test against the West Indies at Chittagong on 21 October 2011.[1] In the first innings he bowled 23 over and took six wickets for 94 run, finishing with match figures of 7/128.[1]

He made his Twenty20 International debut at Belfast in Northern Ireland in July 2012 against Ireland. He took 5/13 from his four overs, including a maiden to restrict the hosts to 119 runs.[2] He became the first bowler to take five wickets on T20I debut and won the Man of the Match award. As of April 2018 he has the best bowling figures on T20I debut[3] He is also the only bowler to take five wicket hauls on both Test and T20I debut.[citation needed]

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