Mohammad Rubel Hossain
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January 1, 1990
Right-arm fast-medium Bowler
Bangladesh, Chittagong Division, Chittagong Kings, Sylhet Superstars, Khulna Division, South Zone, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Under-19
Rubel Hossain is a professional Bangladeshi cricketer, who plays for the Bangladesh national cricket team since 2009. He appears in all formats of the game and plays as an opening bowler. Rubel occasionally bats as a lower-order batsman as a right-handed power hitter. He represents Chittagong Division in first-class cricket and Chittagong Kings in BPL franchise.
At the primary stage of his domestic career, Rubel used to play for the Under-19 team of Bangladesh. He also appeared in Bangladesh A team in domestic circuit, before getting selected for the national squad. He has appeared in 2009 ICC World Cup Twenty20 and played some fantastic innings there against the rivalry teams. In this tournament, Rubel not only made a hat-trick but also owned a glorious figure of 6/26 that gave him recognition in world cricket.
After this, Rubel got a clear entry to the national squad of Bangladesh late in 2009 and made his international debut in all three formats in that one single year. He is a quick bowler with slingy action, who can bowl with a high speed of 148 km/h. He has an innovative technique of delivery called’ butter fly’ in world cricket. The consistency of good pace and bounce in his bowling gave him individuality and appreciation among the new-age pacers of Bangladesh.
This skilled Bangladeshi bowler got involved in a controversy of police case in 2014 under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act. He was then jailed by the Dhaka court and faced some tough pitches on his career. However, his heroic performance in 2015 World Cup tournament gave him a clear exit from that act by withdrawing charges from the accuser. After this, he had been absent from the international field for a few matches due to his injury, but back in 2018 and gets contracted by the BCB for the next couple of years. Currently, he was named in the squad of Bangladesh for 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)
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Debut Test Match: at Arnos Valle Ground Stadium Vs West Indies on 9th of July in 2009
Last Test Match: at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium Vs West Indies on 4th of July in 2018
Debut ODI Match: at Shere Bangla Stadium Vs Sri Lanka on 14th of January in 2009
Last ODI: at Castle Avenue Stadium Vs Ireland on 15th of May in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at Trent Bridge Stadium Vs India on 6th of June in 2009
Last T20I Match: at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Vs West Indies on 5th of August in 2018
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