Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is a Bangladeshi international cricketer and politician who is the former captain in all three formats of the game for the Bangladesh national cricket team.
- Full name: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
- Birth Date: October 5, 1983
- Age: 39 Years of 2023
- Birth Place: Norail, Jessore, Bangladesh
- Height: 6 feet 3 inches
- Batting style: Right-handed
- Bowling style: Right-arm fast-medium
- Spouse: Sumona Haque Shumi
- Religion: Islam
- Zodiac sign: Libra
Mortaza is the best fast-medium bowler and Parliament Member of Bangladesh. He is a player who has come from the root level of the countryside by selecting of Grameen phone. He emerged as the most successful pace blower in Bangladesh although he is the most sufferer player from injury in Bangladesh Team.
Mashrafe Mortaza Career:
Mortaza made his debut in ODI cricket on 23 November 2001 and Test cricket on 8 November 2001 against Zimbabwe. He was a captain in one Test and seven One-Day Internationals (ODIs) between 2009 and 2010, later he was bound to leave captaincy for injury. In his absence, Shakib Al Hasan became the captain of the Bangladesh team.
Undoubtedly, he is the best pace bowler in the country and for his magnificent performance, he is called ‘’Narail Express’’. Very often he tremendously played well in batting in international cricket, for this reason, he is also called All-rounder. He is regarded as the most popular player in the country. He showed his brilliant performance as a captain of the Dhaka Gladiators in the BPL (Bangladesh Premier League). He is the winning captain of BPL for the first and second competitions. Still, he is the key player of the Bangladesh Cricket Team, he is the person, who’s captaincy is praised around the cricket world and is leading happily followed by the other players.
Mashrafe Mortaza is the captain of Comilla Victorians and won the first trophy for the team in the BPL in 2015. He is also chosen as the captain of the team for the season 2016.
Fan Mehedi Hasan
A fan named Mehedi Hasan entered the field during the 3rd ODI running match against Afghanistan on October 1, 2016, in Mirpur. He hugs the favorite player Mashrafe Mortaza during the running match that was a stunning fact to viewers of the game. Mashrafe requested that security not give him any punishment. It was a huge security concern prior to the England series where they were afraid to come to Bangladesh. Then the fan sends to Mirpur Model Thana, after two days Mehedi with three friends released by a condition.
Bangladesh, Asia XI, Khulna Division, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Dhaka Gladiators.
Mashrafe announced his retirement from twenty20 internationals during the first twenty20 game against Sri Lanka on 4 April 2017 among two matches second match will be the last in an international twenty20 career.
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza Net Worth, LifeStyle
He was born on 5 October 1983 in Narail District. Mortaza met Sumona Haque Shumi, whom he married in 2006. He has a daughter. His daughter’s name is Humaira Mortaza. He also becomes a father of a son on 5 October 2014 named Sahil.
Mortaza used to be considered one of the fastest bowlers in Bangladesh. Mortaza made his Test debut on 8 November 2001 against Zimbabwe. Mortaza took 4 wickets in this match. Mortaza also made his first presence in Bangladesh’s one-day team on 23 November 2001.
He played 36 test matches, 175 ODI, 54 T20I matches. His total run scores in the test match were 797, 1,557 in ODI, and 377 in T20I. He has taken 78 wickets in test matches, 232 in ODI, and 31 wickets in T20I. He achieved the 12 men of the match award.
He got injured in 2002. He missed many matches in his career. In February 2007, He joined the team as a captain. On 4 April 2017, Mortaza announced his retirement from twenty20 internationals after the Sri Lanka tour.
In December 2018, during Bangladesh’s series against the West Indies, Mortaza played in his 200th ODI match. This includes two matches for the Asia XI team. In the same series, he became the first cricketer to play 200 ODIs for Bangladesh and set the record of captaining Bangladesh in the most number of ODIs with seventy matches surpassing Habibul Bashar. More on Wikipedia.
Personal Life, Political Career
Although he had never been involved in politics during his cricket career, Mortaza collected an MP nomination form for the 2018 Bangladeshi general election on 11 November 2018 under Awami League’s banner. In December 2018, he won a seat in parliament, with 96% of the votes in his constituency, Narail-2.
The total net worth of Mashrafe Mortaza is around $1.5 million US dollars estimated in the year 2017. Mashrafe Mortaza has two cars and a bike. Mortaza owns one luxurious home in his hometown.
Mashrafe Mortaza Net Worth in 2022 is $60 Million US Dollars. Previous Year his Net Worth was $50 Million US Dollars. Mortaza has various sources of Income. As a cricketer, as a model, as a politician, and also as a personal business.
He is an A-grade player on the Bangladesh cricket team. He also plays domestic cricket BPL. He is the brand ambassador of Purnava Products, Grameen phone, bKash, Ajker deal, Pran drinking Water, Lava, etc.
He is our pride. He gave us a lot of achievements in cricket. He is the king of every heart. Recently he has opened a foundation for developing his home town Narial as the name “Narail Express Foundation”. He is the established chairman of this foundation. And 20 December handed over an ambulance which was got as a gift from Bosundhara Group after winning the BPL 2022.