Rumana Ahmed

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Rumana Ahmed
Rumana Ahmed (1) (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Rumana Ahmed
Born (1991-05-29) 29 May 1991 (age 27)
Khulna, Bangladesh
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Batting Right-hand bat
Bowling Right-arm Legbreak
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
ODI debut 26 November 2011 v Ireland
Last ODI 8 October 2018 v Pakistan
T20I debut 28 August 2012 v Ireland
Last T20I 6 October 2018 v Pakistan
Domestic team information
2008/09-2012/13 Khulna Division Women
2011–2013 Mohammedan Sporting Club Women
Career statistics
Competition WODI WT20I
Matches 35 50
Runs scored 734 570
Batting average 23.67 14.25
100s/50s 0/4 0/0
Top score 75 42*
Balls bowled 1551 959
Wickets 37 44
Bowling average 25.43 19.70
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 4/20 3/2
Catches/stumpings 10/– 8/–
Source: ESPN Cricinfo, 8 October 2018

Rumana Ahmed (Bengali: রুমানা আহমেদ) (born: 29 May 1991, Khulna, Bangladesh) is an all round cricketer who plays for the Bangladesh cricket team.[1][2] She is a right handed batsman and right-arm legbreak bowler.

Early life and background[edit]

Ahmed was born on May 29, 1991 in Khulna, Bangladesh.


ODI career[edit]

Ahmed made her ODI career against the Ireland women's cricket team on November 26, 2011. Her ODI best bowling figure is 4/20 against India.[3]

T20I career[edit]

Ahmed made her T20I career debut against the Ireland women's cricket team on August 28, 2012. In June 2018, she was part of Bangladesh's squad that won their first ever Women's Asia Cup title, winning the 2018 Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup tournament.[4][5][6] Later the same month, she was named in Bangladesh's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament.[7] She was the leading wicket-taker for Bangladesh in the tournament, with ten dismissals in five matches.[8]

In October 2018, she was named in Bangladesh's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.[9][10]

Asian games[edit]

Ahmed was a member of the team that won a silver medal in cricket against the China national women's cricket team at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.[11][12] Rumana performed well in both bat and ball.

Rumana Ahmed
Medal record
Women's Cricket
Representing  Bangladesh
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangzhou Team


  1. ^ "BD women's SA camp from Sunday". The Daily Star.
  2. ^ "Web Site Unavailable". Archived from the original on 2014-02-21.
  3. ^ "Indian eves sweep ODI series against Bangladesh 3–0".
  4. ^ "Bangladesh name 15-player squad for Women's Asia Cup". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Bangladesh Women clinch historic Asia Cup Trophy". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Bangladesh stun India in cliff-hanger to win title". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  7. ^ "ICC announces umpire and referee appointments for ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier 2018". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  8. ^ "ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier, 2018 - Bangladesh Women: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Media Release: ICC WOMEN'S WORLD T20 WEST INDIES 2018: Bangladesh Squad Announced". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Bangladesh announce Women's World T20 squad". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  11. ^ "এশিয়ান গেমস ক্রিকেটে আজ স্বর্ণ পেতে পারে বাংলাদেশ". The Daily Sangram. Archived from the original on 2014-02-26.
  12. ^ nadim. "বাংলাদেশ মহিলা ক্রিকেট দলের চীন সফর". Archived from the original on 2014-02-22.

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