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| On Updated : Jun 26, 2019 4:48 PM IST

Mashrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh Cricketer) Records, Controversies, Wife, Age, Weight, Height and More

A medium- fast bowler and current captain of Bangladesh, Mashrafe Mortaza popularly known as Narail Express, is responsible for Bangladesh's rise in international cricket.

Name: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
Nickname: Narail Express
Role: Medium Fast Bowler

Source: The Week

Cricket Career

International Debut:
Test: vs Zimbabwe on 8 November 2001

ODI: vs Zimbabwe on 23 November 2001

T20I: vs Zimbabwe on 28 November 2001

Career Turning Point: His debut against Zimbabwe in Test in 2001.

Jersey Number: #2 (Bangladesh)

Major Teams: Bangladesh, Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL), Dhaka Gladiators, Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Asia XI and Comilla Victorians


  • First cricketer to play 200 ODIs for Bangladesh
  • Record of Captaining for Bangladesh team in the most number of ODIs

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 5 October 1983

Age (as of May 2019): 36 Years

Birth Place: Narail Bangladesh

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra

Nationality: Bangladesh

School: N/A

College: Jahangirnagar University

Educational Qualifications: N/A

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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: No

Wife: Somna Haque Shumi


Marriage Date: 1 May 2015

Children: Humaira (Daughter) and Sahil (Son)

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 1″

Weight (approx.): 74 kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Source: IBTimes India

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 18 November 1989

Age (as of May 2019): 30 Years

Birth Place: Narail, Bangladesh

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Scorpio

Nationality: Sri Lanka

School: Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda.

College: N/A

Educational Qualifications: N/A

Signature: N/A

IBTimes India


Father: Golam Mortaza

Mother: Hamida Mortaza

Sister: N/A

Brother: N/A

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Islam

Address: Narail, Bangladesh

Preferences/ Favourite

Hobbies: Swimming and Bike riding

Cricketers: N/A

Cricket Ground: NA

Athletes: NA

Food: Biryani

Artists: NA

Films: N/A

Destinations: N/A

Tattoos: N/A

Smoking/Drinking: N/A

Style Quotient: N/A

Cars Collection: N/A

Lesser Known Facts

Apart from cricket he really enjoys playing football and badminton.

Because of his frequent injuries, he decided to retire from the Test cricket in 2009 and now is only limited to the short format of the game.

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