Nafees Iqbal

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Nafees Iqbal
Personal information
Full name Mohammad Nafees Iqbal Khan
Born (1985-01-31) 31 January 1985 (age 32)
Chittagong, Bangladesh
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Batsman
Relations Tamim Iqbal (brother)
Akram Khan (paternal uncle)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 38) 19-22 October 2004 v New Zealand
Last Test 8-11 March 2006 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 70) 7 November 2003 v England
Last ODI 18 June 2005 v Australia
ODI shirt no. 95
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 11 16
Runs scored 518 309
Batting average 23.54 19.31
100s/50s 1/2 -/2
Top score 121 58
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 2/- 2/-
Source: [1], 12 March 2001

Mohammad Nafees Iqbal Khan (Bengali: মোহাম্মদ নাফিস ইকবাল খান) (born January 31, 1985, in Chittagong), better known as Nafees Iqbal, is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman, and a right-arm medium pace bowler. As a young boy, he attended the English medium school, Maple Leaf International, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

He is the nephew of former Bangladesh captain Akram Khan and elder brother of Tamim Iqbal. After scoring a hundred for Bangladesh A against the touring England team in 2003–04, he was disparaging toward the England bowling which he faced, dismissing their spinners as "ordinary". His comments drew more press attention than his batting.

His only Test century came in January 2005, one which aided Bangladesh towards their first ever series victory, 1–0 against Zimbabwe.

International Cricket Centuries[edit]

Test Centuries[edit]

Test Centuries of Nafees Iqbal
Runs Match Innings Against City, Country Venue Year
[1] 121 6[1] 12  Zimbabwe Dhaka,Bangladesh Bangabandhu National Stadium 2005[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "All-round records | Test matches | Cricinfo Statsguru | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-22. 
  2. ^ "2nd Test: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Jan 14-18, 2005 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-22.