Samiur Rahman

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Samiur Rahman
Personal information
Full name Samiur Rahman
Born (1953-12-03) 3 December 1953 (age 62)
Dacca (now Dhaka, Bangladesh), Pakistan
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 10) 31 March 1986 v Pakistan
Last ODI 2 April 1986 v Sri Lanka
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches - 2
Runs scored - 4
Batting average - 2.00
100s/50s - -/-
Top score - 4
Balls bowled - 60
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings -/- 1/-
Source: [1], 13 February 2006

Samiur Rahman is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 2 ODIs in 1986. The right arm medium pacer failed to take any wickets in those 2 ODIs, but over all he performed with great distinction for Bangladesh throughout the 80's. Apart from being a new ball swing bolwer, he was more than a useful lower order batsman. Like his brother, Yousuf Rahman (better known as Yousuf Babu), Sami was a regular for the national side.

Sami in ICC Trophy[edit]

Though he was overlooked for the 1st ICC Trophy in 79, he was a vital member of the side that finished fourth in 82. He took 7 wickets at 18.85 a piece. His best bowling, 3/31 came in the first match against West Africa.[1]

In 1986, he played in only 3 matches taking 3 wickets.[2]