Where Mushfiqur is unparalleled
In cricket language, number 4 position for batsman is called ‘the determiner’. The player who bats in this position, his ability to turn the match is unequivocally true more than any batsman sometimes. Not only for ability but from the perspective of wits, intelligence, firmness and a gentle approach to the innings are the vital characteristics he possesses.
Finding a permanent batsman for number 4 position, from captain to officials all have to toil much for a long. There are few batsmen in the world those who able to make justice to their name at this position. The batsman at this spot always determines to play the way team needed at that time. A vulnerable score board after losing few wickets or a strong subtotal for the fight, he has to decide his way of batting. That’s the most important task for the batsman at this spot.
Former Bangladeshi captain Mushfiqur Rahim is one of the few players in modern cricket who have made justice to their name at number 4 position. Mushfiqur is currently one of the best batsman in modern cricket. Though the is not only a best batsman but one of the best wicket-keeper also. He is such type of player who is always seen to cheer up the players when needed. His energetic livewhire presence often change the tiredness of whole team. Although he was criticized also due to this sometimes.
Mushfiqur Rahim made his name in the history, batted at number 4. He is one of best 3 batsmen in modern cricket currently alongside with Eoin Morgan and Ross Taylor at that position.
Mushfiq played 79 innings for Bangladesh at number 4. He scored 2,927 runs with an average of 41.81 runs. Among these innings there are 4 centuries and 19 half-centuries.
English batsman Eoin Morgan is one step ahead of Mushfiqur, considering the innings. He played 58 innings at number 4 and scored 2,832 runs with average of 46. He scored 4 hundreds and 17 fifties among them.
At the top there is New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor. He scored more than 6,000 runs at number 4 position with average of 52. Among these runs, he scored 18 hundreds and 40 fifties.