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Shahriar Nafees
Personal information
Full name Shahriar Nafees Ahmed
Born 25 January 1986 (1986-01-25) (age 23)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nickname Abir
Batting style Left-handed
Role Batsman
International information
National side Bangladesh
Test debut (cap 43) 12 September 2005 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 29 February 2008 v South Africa
ODI debut (cap 76) 21 June 2005 v England
Last ODI 12 June 2008 v India
ODI shirt no. 42
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005-present Barisal Division
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 15 60 39 73
Runs scored 810 1,857 2,290 2,153
Batting average 27.00 33.76 30.53 31.66
100s/50s 1/4 4/10 2/17 5/11
Top score 138 123* 138 147
Balls bowled 18
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 0/6
Catches/stumpings 11/– 11/– 24/– 14/–
Source: CricketArchive
, 17 September 2008

Shahriar Nafees Ahmed (Bengali: শাহিরয়ার নাফীস আহেমদ) (born 25 January 1986 in Dhaka) is a Bangladeshi Cricketer.


Career Story

Nafees, a left-handed opening batsman, first played in the national team in Bangladesh's maiden English Tour (2005). Nafees scored his maiden first-class century, as well as his first in Tests, at Fatullah in April 2006 against Australia. He scored his maiden one-day hundred against Zimbabwe in August 2006. Nafees was appointed vice-captain for the Champions Trophy in India in October 2006 with the view of grooming a successor for Habibul Bashar. The tournament was a successful one for him as he scored his second ODI century, again Zimbabwe were his opponents. He scored his third century against Zimbabwe again in November. Finished 2006 with over 1000 ODI runs, becoming the first Bangladeshi pass that milestone in a calendar year.



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