Salma Khatun

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Salma Khatun
Salma Khatun (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Salma Khatun
Born (1990-10-01) 1 October 1990 (age 28)
Khulna, Bangladesh
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Batting Right-hand bat
Bowling Right-arm offbreak
Role Batting 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
2008-2013 Khulna Division Women
2011-2013 Mohammedan Sporting Club Women
Career statistics
Competition WODI WT20I
Matches 31 43
Runs scored 358 468
Batting average 13.25 17.33
100s/50s 0/1 0/0
Top score 75* 49*
Balls bowled 1293 817
Wickets 32 37
Bowling average 24.18 19.37
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 3/18 4/6
Catches/stumpings 6/– 8/–
Source: ESPN Cricinfo, 8 October 2018

Salma Khatun (born 1 October 1990, Khulna, Bangladesh) is an all round cricketer who plays for the Bangladesh cricket team. She is a right handed batsman and Right-arm offbreak bowler. Salma was the captain of the Bangladesh Women's cricket team[1][2] and also one of the best players among other women cricketers.[3][4]

Early life and background[edit]

Salma Khatun was born on October 1, 1990 in Khulna, Bangladesh. She started at first to play cricket with the boys in Khulna. She was trained under her coach Imtiaz Hossain Pilu


T20I career[edit]

Salma made her T20I against Ireland women's cricket team on November 26, 2011. 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.[5][6][7] Later the same month, she was named as the captain of Bangladesh for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament.[8]

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

Asian games[edit]

Bangladesh women team won historic Silver medal in Asian games Women cricket competition in 2010 against China national women's cricket team. Rumana was part of the team at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.[11][12] Salma performed both in Bat and ball.[13]

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


Khatun was awarded Rupchanda Prothom Alo Best Women Player Award two times.


  1. ^ "Khatun to lead Bangladesh in Women's T20 Asia Cup".
  2. ^ "Bangladesh today : Salma to lead Bangladesh 4 February, 2009".
  3. ^ "21 Anniversary Supplement".
  4. ^ "Bangladesh eve team lose to SA in 1st ODI - Click Ittefaq". Click Ittefaq.
  5. ^ "Bangladesh name 15-player squad for Women's Asia Cup". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Bangladesh Women clinch historic Asia Cup Trophy". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Bangladesh stun India in cliff-hanger to win title". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  8. ^ "ICC announces umpire and referee appointments for ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier 2018". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 27 June 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.
  13. ^ "7 Star of the year for Bangladesh in Sports - Top seven Bangladeshi Sports personalities".

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