(শফিউল ইসলাম; born 8 October 1989) is a cricketer from Bangladesh. He made his one day debut for Rajshahi Division
in 2006/07, taking a wicket in both the matches he played during his first season.
Shafiul received his first international call-up when he selected for Bangladesh's squad for a tri-series
and Sri Lanka
in January 2010. He was the only player in Bangladesh's squad with no prior international experience, but his selection was based on his performance in Bangladesh's domestic league. He made his One Day International
(ODI) debut on 4 January 2010 against Sri Lanka. He opened the bowling with Rubel Hossain
and conceded 39 runs from 5 over. He managed to take one wicket, that of Kumar Sangakkara
who was caught behind for 74. After taking a wicket in each of his first two ODI matches against, he was named in a 14-man Test squad to play India
later that month.
Bangladesh hosted the 2011 World Cup
in February, March, and April along with India and Sri Lanka. Shafiul was selected in Bangladesh's 15-man squad. On 11 March, Shafiul shared in a 58-run partnership for the ninth wicket to help Bangladesh to victory over England by two wickets. After the match,... Read More