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Soumya Sarkar (Bangladesh cricketer)- Wife, Age, Records, Photos, Birthday

Bangladeshi top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar is a left-handed batsman, right-arm fast bowler. Hailing from a Bengali Hindu family, Soumya is a son of a Bengali teacher in a government school who followed his father's footsteps in education to become a teacher as well. However, he later explored his talent as a cricketer and established himself as a key member of the Bangladesh squad. Soumya was a part of the 2010 and 2012 Under-19 World Cup teams. He came in limelight after after ‘mankading' Australia's Jimmy Peirson in the 2012 Under-19 World Cup. Like every Bangladeshi cricketer, he received his initial training from BKSP.

Soumya Sarkar is a terrific cricketer who gave a magnificent performance in the 2015 World Cup. He switched from left-handed batting to right-hander following his idols- Sourav Ganguly and Brian Lara.

He was named in the Rajshahi Kings team squad for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League. He has made a successful journey in BPL with outstanding scores. Moreover, he did not feature in any Test and ODI when Zimbabwe toured Bangladesh in February-March 2020 due to his marriage. Soumya Sarkar got married to his long-time girlfriend Priyonti Debnath Puja on 27 February 2020.

  • Name: Soumya Sarkar
  • Nickname: Soumya
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Left-Handed Bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 183 cm(6’ 0”)
  • Weight (approx.): 65 kg
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

  • Date of Birth: 25 February 1993
  • Age (as of March 2020): 27 years
  • Birth Place: Satkhira, Bangladesh
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: Bangladesh
  • School: NA
  • College: NA
  • Educational Qualifications: NA
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Family

  • Father: Kishori Mohan Sarkar
  • Mother: Namita Rani Sarkar
  • Brother: Pushpen Sarkar
  • Coach/Mentor: NA
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Address: Satkhira, Bangladesh

Cricket Career

  • Test– 28 April 2015 vs Pakistan in Khulna
    ODI– 1 December 2014 vs Zimbabwe in Dhaka
    T20– 24 April 2015 vs New Zeland in Tauranga
  • Jersey Number: 59
  • Major Teams: South Zone, Rangpur Riders, Khulna Division, Prime Bank Cricket Club
  • Nature on the field: Calm

Records

As of January 2017, Sarkar has 2 centuries and 4 half-centuries to his name

Preferences

  • Hobbies: Cycling
  • Favorite Cricketers: Sourav Ganguly and Brian Lara
  • Favorite Sportspersons: NA
  • Favorite Food: Chicken Butter Masala, Chicken Tikka Pizza, Kebabs, Yellow Dal, Sonpapdi, Gulab Jamun and Rasgullas
  • Favorite Color: Blue and Black

Wife and Children

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Soumya Sarkar Wife: Priyonti Debnath Puja
  • Marriage Date: 27 February 2020
  • Children: None

Awards and recognitions

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Controversies

Soumya Sarkar could face a three-year prison sentence for possession of deerskin during his wedding. It was a tradition where the deerskin is passed on from generations.

Lesser Known Facts

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