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Shahriar Hossain

Shahriar Hossain
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 3 20
Runs scored 99 362
Batting average 19.80 19.05
100s/50s -/- -/2
Top score 48 95
Balls bowled - -
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings -/1 5/-
Source: [1], 27 June 2007

Shahriar Hossain (Bengali: শাহরিয়ার হোসেন) is a Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 3 Tests from 2000 to 2004.He was also one of the members of the inaugural Test for Bangladesh the member of the 1999 World Cup Team.

In test matches

He failed in the match against India, scoring just 12 & 7. In his next match, four years later, he scored his highest, 48, against Zimbabwe at Harare. Nevertheless, he was dropped after the tour.[1]


He had a very successful 1999. At Dhaka, in March, he scored 95 against Kenya, narrowly missing out on his chance to become the first Bangladeshi to score a hundred in ODI. later, he scored 68 against more powerful Zimbabwe. In this match, he shared a 170 run first wicket partnership with Mehrab Hossain. In the WC, his 39 against Pakistan at Northampton helped Bangladesh achieve a famous win. He finished the year with knocks of 45 & 47 against West Indies at Dhaka. Injuries, however, has shortened his international career.[2]

Other matches

In 1993, he was part of the Bangladesh U-19 team. In 95, he played for the Bangladesh A side. In 1996, he represented the full national squad.


  1. ^ [2]: Shahriar Hossain Test matches-player Analysis. (retrieved on 2008-6-30)
  2. ^ [3]: Shahriar Hossain One day Internationals-Player Analysis. (Retrieved on 2008-6-30)

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