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Mosaddek surpasses late Manjarul’s record

Manjarul Islam Rana – the name of a termless grief in Bangladesh cricket; the young talent who lost his life in a very early age of 23 was a potential star all-rounder, death separated him from all the materialism on earth after playing 6 Tests and 25 one day international matches for Bangladesh. 16th March was his tenth death anniversary.

Just a day after, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, the rookie at P Sara Oval rifted one of Manjarul Rana’s records. Saikat eclipsed Rana to become the highest scorer batting at number eight as a debutant. Rana scored 35 runs against Zimbabwe in his inaugural Test match back in 2004. Till to date it was the highest in the particular position.

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On Friday, 21 year old Mosaddek Hossain made 75 off 155 striking 7 fours and 2 sixes. Mosaddek paired with Shakib for 131 runs and then added another 33 with Mehedi Hasan Miraz in the eight wicket.

Mosaddek Hossain Saikat has made a place in the national team after proving his ability in the domestic leagues where he possesses three double hundreds. Along with that Mosaddek scored 7 first class hundred and 8 half centuries. His highest score is 282 runs.

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