Ashraful Biography

Mohammad Ashraful

Mohammad Ashraful

Full name: Mohammad Ashraful
Birth date: July 7, 1984
Birth place: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Height: 5 feet 3 inches
Playing role: Middle-order batsman
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm off break, Legbreak
Marital status: Single
Religion: Islam
Zodiac sign: Cancer

Ashraful has been emerged in the world cricket arena making history by doing Test century as a youngest man or boy. Most of the great victories of Bangladesh team have come for Ashraful’s done a good job in those games such as the victory against Australia.

Mohammad Ashraful Early life:

He was extremely passionate about cricket from his childhood for what he frequently leaves from school to play cricket. He would play cricket in the open field where most of the Bangladeshi player have come from BKSP. Furthermore, he couldn’t receive any academic knowledge about cricket like Shakib, Mushfiqur and Nasir nevertheless; he is one of the best players in the Bangladesh Team.

Mohammad Ashraful Career:

Ashraful made his ODI debut on 11 April 2001 against Zimbabwe at the age of 16 and Test debut on 6 September 2001 against Sri Lanka, where Ashraful scored 114 as a first youngest player in the world. He touched a landmark as a debut youngest Test centurion in the world what have not ever anyone done in the 130 years history of test cricket. He broke Mushtaq Mohammad’s record, and he is the second Bangladesh player to score a Test century on debut, the first since Aminul Islam Bulbul in 2000 during Bangladesh’s first Test.

Ashraful has brought lots of successful story for Bangladesh cricket. Ash scored unbeaten 158 against India in 2004. 20 years old Ashraful alone had beaten Australia, World Cup winner for twice in Cardiff in 2005. In this match, Ash scored the match winning magnificent century and showed some creative and attractive shot that could not show even Sachin Tendulkar and Brain Lara in their career. For Ashraful Bangladesh had beaten Australia for the first time. Following this match against England Ashraful was more aggressive and played a surprising innings 94 runs of 52 balls in 2005. Ash showed his terrific performance against South Africa by scoring innovative 87 runs in the 2007 World Cup. He is also a leading run scorer in the BPL by doing a century in the second version of this tournament.  

Former captain Mohammad Ashraful scored the fastest fifty in the ODI and twenty20 among any Bangladeshi batsman and scored the fastest fifty in the test among any batsman of the world. Ashraful is second highest run-scorer in both Tests and ODI among Bangladeshi players. Ashraful and Rahim showed their terrific performance by doing individual highest score in the test cricket against Sri Lanka on March 2013 at Galle test, where Ashraful makes score 190 as a first Bangladeshi player. Ashraful again proves that “form is temporary, but class is permanent” Al of the young star of Bangladesh team flows him as an idol for his sensible batting.

Ashraful Personal Life:

Finally, after a courtship, Ashraful got married with Anika Taslima Orchi on December 11, 2015. She is a private university student, came from Kishorganj and currently living at Elephant Road, Dhaka. Orchi’s father is a Businessman.

Major teams:
Bangladesh, Asia XI, Bangladesh A, Dhaka Division, Dhaka Gladiators, Dhaka Metropolis, and Mumbai Indians.

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