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Soumya Sarkar , Check sarkar's News, Career, Age, Rankings
Soumya Sarkar , Check sarkar's News, Career, Age, Rankings

Soumya Sarkar      

Full name Soumya Sarkar
Born February 25, 1993, Satkhira
Current age 27 years 357 days
Major teams Bangladesh, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Under-19s, Bangladesh Under-23s, Comilla Warriors, Cumilla Warriors, Dhaka Gladiators, Gazi Group Chattogram, Khulna Division, South Zone (Bangladesh)
Playing role Middle-order batsman
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Height 5 ft 10 in 

Real Name: Soumya Sarkar
Height: in centimeters- 183 cm in meters- 1.83 m in Feet Inches- 6' 0”
Weight: in Kilograms- 65 kg in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements: - Chest: 40 Inches - Waist: 32 Inches - Biceps: 12 Inches

Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 16 30 0 831 149 27.70 1442 57.62 1 4 109 9 23 0
ODIs 58 55 3 1735 127* 33.36 1761 98.52 2 11 200 42 33 0
T20Is 50 50 3 885 62* 18.82 706 125.35 0 2 86 35 27 0
First-class 71 124 6 3499 149 29.65 5747 60.88 3 21 472 49 60 0
List A 142 137 6 4368 208* 33.34 4824 90.54 6 24 457 128 78 0
T20s 138 136 12 2423 88* 19.54 2032 119.24 0 10 233 94 67 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 16 12 508 336 4 2/68 2/68 84.00 3.96 127.0 0 0 0
ODIs 58 15 343 340 10 3/56 3/56 34.00 5.94 34.3 0 0 0
T20Is 50 14 156 271 6 2/29 2/29 45.16 10.42 26.0 0 0 0
First-class 71 78 2806 1586 35 5/34 5/47 45.31 3.39 80.1 0 2 0
List A 142 81 2281 2070 58 4/34 4/34 35.68 5.44 39.3 1 0 0
T20s 138 54 709 1122 29 2/12 2/12 38.68 9.49 24.4 0 0 0
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/48, 0, 13 Bangladesh v West Indies Dhaka 11 Feb 2021 Test # 2410
7, 1/22 Bangladesh v West Indies Chattogram 25 Jan 2021 ODI # 4274
- Bangladesh v West Indies Dhaka 22 Jan 2021 ODI # 4272
- Bangladesh v West Indies Dhaka 20 Jan 2021 ODI # 4270
0/39, 12 Chattogram v Khulna Dhaka 18 Dec 2020 T20
1/3, 27 Chattogram v Dhaka Dhaka 15 Dec 2020 T20
0/31, 0 Chattogram v Khulna Dhaka 14 Dec 2020 T20
63 Chattogram v Rajshahi Dhaka 12 Dec 2020 T20
62 Chattogram v Barishal Dhaka 10 Dec 2020 T20
19 Chattogram v Khulna Dhaka 8 Dec 2020 T20

Soumya Sarkar profile biodata

Soumya Sarkar is a Bangladeshi allrounder, yet one who bowls medium-pace rather than spin. He is predominantly a top-request batsman yet his seam bowling has been named as more than valuable by many coaches in the nation's age gathering and domestic scene. 

Brought into the world in Sathikra, Soumya was admitted to the BKSP in Savar, the country's greatest games institute. He immediately joined the cricket team and was part of BKSP's league campaigns from 2008-09 season. He played one game in the 2010 Under-19 World Cup, and two years later was an integral individual from the side in Australia. In the middle, he struck a twofold hundred in a one-day game against Qatar in Kuala Lumpur. At the 2012 Under-19 World Cup, he caused some disruption Mankading Jimmy Peirson. 

The left-hand batsman, nonetheless, has a bit of glamor to his batting, even at a youthful age. He stands up tall and takes a long step to spinners and utilizations his hand-eye coordination quite well against the quicks. His medium-pace has given him a great deal of attention as well, particularly his ability to utilize the new ball despite the lack of pace. 

In November 2013, he was called up to the Bangladesh Twenty20 squad yet he didn't play the one-off game against New Zealand. He continued to be monitored, and when Chandika Hathurusingha, Bangladesh's new coach who assumed responsibility in May 2014, had a gander at him, Soumya was back in contention. 

He was handed an ODI debut against Zimbabwe in December 2014; he didn't bowl yet made 20 off 18 balls.



Sarkar was brought into the world in Satkhira to a Bengali Hindu family. He was named Soumya Shanto yet later the word 'Shanto' was dropped from his name. On 27 February 2020, Sarkar married his long-time sweetheart Priyonti Debnath Puja. 

In February-March 2020, he didn't feature in the Test and ODI arrangement when Zimbabwe visited Bangladesh because of his marriage. Yet, he was included in the two-match T20I arrangement. In the first T20I he scored 62 off 32 balls, his highest individual score in T20I, helping Bangladesh to win the match by 48 runs. 


In April 2019, in the final round of matches in the 2018–19 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, Sarkar scored 208 not out batting for Abahani Limited against Sheik Jamal Dhanmondi Club. It was the highest individual total in List A cricket in Bangladesh, and the first twofold century in List A cricket by a Bangladeshi batsman. Sarkar's innings also contained 16 sixes, also a record for a List An innings in Bangladesh. His record breaking innings impelled Abahani Limited to their twentieth Dhaka Premier League title. 

In November 2019, he was chosen to play for the Cumilla Warriors in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League. On 28 December 2019, he scored 88* against Rajshahi Royals in the 2019–20 BPL, which was his highest individual score in T20 and his first fifty or more score in last four years in T20. He had a fruitful excursion in the BPL having scored 331 runs and picking up 12 wickets in 12 matches. 

In 2019, Soumya scored his maiden Test century against New Zealand at Seddon Park equaling Tamim Iqbal's record who also scored a century in 94 balls against England at Ruler's in 2010. In April 2019, he was named in Bangladesh's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. On 24 June 2019, in the match against Afghanistan, Soumya played in his 50th ODI. 

In November 2019, he was named in Bangladesh's squad for the 2019 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Bangladesh. He was adjudged player of the tournament. Later the same month, he was named in Bangladesh's squad for the cricket tournament at the 2019 South Asian Games. The Bangladesh team won the gold medal, after they beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the final. 


In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Rajshahi Kings team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League. 


He addressed Bangladesh in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Soumya Sarkar holds the record along with Mohammad Kaif and Umar Akmal for taking the most catches in a single World Cup match (4). Sarkar made his Twenty20 International introduction for Bangladesh against Pakistan in April 2015. On 22 April 2015, Sarkar hit his maiden ODI hundred and added 145 with Tamim Iqbal. He made his Test debut against Pakistan in April 2015. 


He made his One Day International introduction for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe on 1 December 2014. Soumya's first one-day international ton was against Pakistan at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. 


In November 2013, he was included in Bangladesh's T20 squad for a one-off game against New Zealand, however didn't find a place in the final XI. Sarkar was included in the squad for Bangladesh's home arrangement against Zimbabwe and made his presentation in the final ODI in December 2014. He was accordingly named in the 2015 World Cup in Australia-New Zealand. 


He is a top-request batsman, who was a part of the 2010 and 2012 Under-19 World Cup teams. In the 2012 Under-19 World Cup, Sarkar came into the spotlight after 'mankading' Australia's Jimmy Peirson. He made his first-class debut for Khulna Division against Dhaka Division in the 2010–11 season. 

Soumya Sarkar also played in Bangladesh's 100th Test match, where they defeated Sri Lanka on their home soil. He played a critical job in that historic Test match, scoring 61 in the first innings and taking five catches, the most by any player for Bangladesh in a single Test match. Sarkar also set the precedent for taking the most catches for Bangladeshi in a Test innings (4). 


Soumya Sarkar (Bengali: সৌম্য সরকার) (brought into the world 25 February 1993) is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman, right arm fast bowler. Sarkar plays for the Rangpur Riders in the Bangladesh Premier League, Khulna Division in the National Cricket League, and Prime Bank Cricket Club in the Dhaka Premier Division. He is the first Bangladeshi batsman who scored 200 runs in List A Cricket in Dhaka Premier Division 2019. soumya sarkar
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