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Soumya Sarkar

Soumya Sarkar

Bangladesh

ALL-ROUNDER
  • 28 yrs.
  • Left Handed

Soumya Sarkar is a dashing left-handed batsman and a useful right-arm medium pace bowler who first came into the spotlight in the 2012 Under-19 World Cup when he 'Mankaded' Australia's Jimmy Peirson. Known mainly for his attacking batting, Sarkar was included in the national squad in 2013 but had

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Personal Information
Born February 25, 1993
Birth Place Satkhira
Current age 28
Role All Rounder
Batting style Left Handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium fast
ICC Rankings ODI Test T20I
Batting 55 93 41
Bowling
All Rounder
Profile

Soumya Sarkar is a dashing left-handed batsman and a useful right-arm medium pace bowler who first came into the spotlight in the 2012 Under-19 World Cup when he 'Mankaded' Australia's Jimmy Peirson. Known mainly for his attacking batting, Sarkar was included in the national squad in 2013 but had to wait for almost a year to make his debut.


In spite of not having too much exposure at the international level, Bangladesh selected him in the World Cup squad for 2015. He had a decent start to his career and contributed useful runs at the top of the order. The real high of his career came when he was named the Player of the Series in which Bangladesh won their home ODI series against South Africa. In the year 2019, while playing for Abahani Limited in the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, Sarkar became the first double centurion in List A cricket for Bangladesh.


His Test career didn't take off the way he would have liked but the Hamilton Test match in 2019 changed everything. He smashed the joint-fastest Test century for Bangladesh under testing conditions and proved his caliber in the red-ball cricket as well. Seeing his consistent rise, the Bangladesh team management trusted in his abilities and he's an important member of their 2019 World Cup squad.

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 2914 121
2 New Zealand 2166 120
3 England 3493 109
4 Australia 1844 108
5 Pakistan 2247 94
FULL Ranking
RankTeamPointsRating
1 New Zealand 2054 121
2 Australia 2945 118
3 India 3344 115
4 England 3100 115
5 South Africa 2137 107
FULL Ranking
RankTeamPointsRating
1 England 6088 277
2 India 6811 272
3 New Zealand 6048 263
4 Pakistan 7818 261
5 Australia 5930 258
FULL Ranking