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2018: Mushfiqur, Miraz lead Bangladesh’s charts

2018 has been a year of ups and downs for Bangladesh cricket. However, this is their most successful year as they picked out 21 victories out of 44 international matches which surpassed 2006’s 19 wins.

Bangladesh team members pose with the series trophy
Bangladesh team members pose with the series trophy

 

Bangladesh registered three Test wins, five T20I wins and turned victorious 13 times out for 20 in their favourite format ODI cricket. There were some memorable individual performances as well this year.

Highest run-getters:

Mushfiqur Rahim is the leading run-scorer for Bangladesh in international cricket this year with 1657 runs. He now holds the record for most runs by a Bangladeshi in a calendar year, crossing Tamim Iqbal’s 1646 in 2010.

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Mushfiqur shows a heart sign after getting to 200
Mushfiqur shows a heart sign after getting to 200

 

Most runs for Bangladesh in international cricket in 2018-

Batsmen Matches Innings            Runs in each format Total runs
Tests ODIs T20Is
Mushfiqur Rahim 43 50 490 770 397 1657
Mahmudullah Riyad 44 47 476 419 414 1309
Tamim Iqbal 31 35 163 684 354 1201
Liton Das 33 39 304 340 333 977
Shakib Al Hasan 30 31 213 497 248 958

 

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Highest wicket-takers:

Mehidy Hasan Miraz is the leading bowler for Bangladesh in 2018 with 61 wickets across formats. Although he had a slim run in T20Is he dominated in Tests and ODIs. Taijul Islam only played seven Tests for his 43 wickets. He got himself among top-five bowlers list by playing just one format.

Miraz took 12 for 117 in the match
Miraz took 12 for 117 in the second Test against Windies

 

Most wickets for Bangladesh in international cricket in 2018-

Bowlers Matches      Wickets in each format Total wickets
Tests ODIs T20Is
Mehidy Hasan Miraz 33 41 18 2 61
Mustafizur Rahman 35 7 29 21 57
Shakib Al Hasan 30 17 21 15 53
Taijul Islam 7 43  – 43
Rubel Hossain 27 0 23 13 36

 

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