Naimur Rahman

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Naimur Rahman
Naimur Rahman Durjoy in Sydney 2015.jpg
Durjoy in Sydney, Australia (Feb 2015)
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 8 29
Runs scored 210 488
Batting average 15.00 19.51
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 48 47
Balls bowled 1321 1094
Wickets 12 10
Bowling average 59.83 90.40
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling 6/132 2/51
Catches/stumpings 4/- 7/-
Source: [1], 12 February 2006

Naimur Rahman Durjoy (born September 19, 1974 in Manikganj) is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He played 8 Tests and 29 ODI matches for Bangladesh.

A right arm offspinner, Rahman was a member of Bangladesh's 1997 ICC Trophy winning side. He became his country's inaugural Test captain when he led Bangladesh on their Test debut, against India in 2000. Rahman took 6 for 132 in India's first innings, including the wickets of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.[1] However a loss of form saw him lose the captaincy the following year and also his spot in the side. He is the member of parliament from Manikganj-1.[2]

After retirement he became the president of the Cricketers' Welfare Association of Bangladesh.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Only Test: Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, Nov 10–13, 2000". espncricinfo. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  2. ^ "Joyful Joy and Durjoy | Dhaka Tribune". Retrieved 2016-11-16. 
  3. ^ Adhoc committee to run BCB Retrieved 2013-03-05.

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Preceded by
Bangladesh national cricket captain
Succeeded by
Khaled Mahmud