Abu Jayed
Abu Jayed in 2018
Personal information
Full nameAbu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi
Born (1993-08-02) 2 August 1993 (age 28)
Sylhet, Bangladesh
NicknameRahi
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 88)4 July 2018 v Pakistan
Last Test29 April 2021 v Sri Lanka
ODI debut (cap 131)13 May 2019 v West Indies
Last ODI15 May 2019 v Ireland
T20I debut (cap 62)18 February 2018 v Sri Lanka
Last T20I7 June 2018 v Bangladesh
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2012Sylhet Division
2020Fortune Barishal
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20
Matches 9 2 3
Runs scored 27 - 3
Batting average 2.70 - 1.50
100s/50s 0/0 - 0/0
Top score 7* - 2
Balls bowled 1,370 108 66
Wickets 24 5 4
Bowling average 31.29 20.80 26.50
5 wickets in innings 0 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 4/71 5/58 2/27
Catches/stumpings 1/– 18/– 10/-
Source: ESPNCricinfo, 29 April 2021

Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi (Bengali: আবু জায়েদ চৌধুরী রাহী; born 2 August 1993) is a Bangladeshi cricketer who plays for Sylhet Division. He made his international debut for the Bangladesh cricket team in February 2018.[1] In April 2019, he was named in Bangladesh's One Day International (ODI) squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, despite being uncapped in an ODI match.[2] He made his ODI debut for Bangladesh the following month, against the West Indies.

Domestic career

He was the leading wicket-taker in the 2016–17 National Cricket League tournament, with 29 dismissals.[3]

In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Chittagong Vikings team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League.[4] He was the leading wicket-taker for the team in the tournament, with eighteen dismissals in thirteen matches.[5] He was also the leading wicket-taker for East Zone in the 2018–19 Bangladesh Cricket League, with twenty dismissals in five matches.[6] In August 2019, he was one of 35 cricketers named in a training camp ahead of Bangladesh's 2019–20 season.[7] In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Rajshahi Royals in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League.[8]

International career

In February 2018, he was named in Bangladesh's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Sri Lanka.[9] He made his T20I debut for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka on 18 February 2018.[10] In June 2018, he was named in Bangladesh's Test squad for their series against the West Indies.[11] He made his Test debut for Bangladesh against the West Indies on 4 July 2018.[12]

In August 2018, he was one of twelve debutants to be selected for a 31-man preliminary squad for Bangladesh ahead of the 2018 Asia Cup.[13]

In April 2019, he was named in Bangladesh's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.[14][15] On 13 May 2019, he made his ODI debut for Bangladesh, against the West Indies, in the fifth match of the tri-series in Ireland.[16] In Bangladesh's next match of the tri-series, and Jayed's second ODI, he took his first five-wicket haul in ODIs, with five wickets for 58 runs against Ireland.[17]

Personal life

On 8 July 2020 Abu Jayed married Dr Touhida Akter Juha at his hometown Sylhet.[18] Due to COVID-19 pandemic situation, they couldn't arrange a big ceremony.

References

  1. ^ "Abu Jayed". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Abu Jayed, Mosaddek picked for Bangladesh World Cup squad". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  3. ^ "National Cricket League, 2016/17: Records Most wickets". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Full players list of the teams following Players Draft of BPL T20 2018-19". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Bangladesh Premier League, 2018/19: Chittagong Vikings: Batting and Bowling Averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Bangladesh Cricket League, 2018/19 - East Zone (Bangladesh): Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Mohammad Naim, Yeasin Arafat, Saif Hassan - A look into Bangladesh's future". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  8. ^ "BPL draft: Tamim Iqbal to team up with coach Mohammad Salahuddin for Dhaka". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh pick five uncapped players for Sri Lanka T20I". ESPN Cricinfo. 10 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  10. ^ "2nd T20I (N), Sri Lanka Tour of Bangladesh at Sylhet, Feb 18 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. 18 February 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Abu Jayed picked for WI Tests; Mustafizur among standbys". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  12. ^ "1st Test, Bangladesh tour of West Indies and United States of America at North Sound, Jul 4-8 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Liton Das recalled as Bangladesh reveal preliminary squad for Asia Cup 2018". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  14. ^ "Bangladesh pick ODI newbie Abu Jayed for World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  15. ^ "Shakib, Jayed, Hossain in Bangladesh squad for World Cup". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  16. ^ "5th Match, Ireland Tri-Nation Series at Dublin, May 13 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  17. ^ "Tri-Nation Series: Abu Jayed bags 5 wkts as Ireland post 292 against Tigers". United News of Bangladesh. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  18. ^ https://www.somoynews.tv/pages/details/223003/%E0%A6%95%E0%A6%B0%E0%A7%8B%E0%A6%A8%E0%A6%BE%E0%A6%95%E0%A6%BE%E0%A6%B2%E0%A7%87-%E0%A6%AC%E0%A6%BF%E0%A7%9F%E0%A7%87%E0%A6%B0-%E0%A6%AA%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%81%E0%A7%9C%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%A4%E0%A7%87-%E0%A6%95%E0%A7%8D%E0%A6%B0%E0%A6%BF%E0%A6%95%E0%A7%87%E0%A6%9F%E0%A6%BE%E0%A6%B0-%E0%A6%B0%E0%A6%BE%E0%A6%B9%E0%A7%80