Liton Das (Bangladesh Cricketer): Profile, Records, Wife, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More
Updated on: Aug 9, 2019 3:27 pm IST
Liton Das is a right-hand batsman, who plays professional cricket for the Bangladeshi National cricket team. He has represented Bangladesh in all the three formats of the game. His role in the team is as an opening batsman who does wicket-keeping as well.
Name: Liton Kumar Das
Role: Wicket-keeper batsman
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Test Debut: vs India at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Jun 10, 2015
ODI Debut: vs India at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Jun 18, 2015
T20I Debut: vs South Africa at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Jul 05, 2015
Major Teams: Bangladesh, Bangladesh Under-15s, Bangladesh Under-19s, Bangladesh Under-23s, Dhaka Gladiators, East Zone (Bangladesh), North Zone (Bangladesh), Rangpur Division
Liton Das made his first-class debut for Rangpur against Dhaka Division in October 2011. Although his first season wasn’t proved to be productive for him but he made his comeback in the second season registering a ton and a half-century. While playing for Rangpur Division in the 2014-15 National Cricket League, he registered five centuries and finished the seven-match season with 1,024 runs at an average of 85.33 and his team won the championship.
His career turning point came after his performance in the 2014 U-19 World Cup in Abu Dhabi, where he made 239 in just four innings.
Liton made his first-class debut in June 2015 against India and then in the same month he debuted in ODI against India whereas his T20I debut was against South Africa in July 2015.
In Jan 2017 Bangladesh Cricket League, he scored his maiden double-century playing the first-class cricket for East Zone. Impressed with his performance the selectors recalled him to Bangladesh’s Test squad for their one-off match against India in 2017.
In 2019, he made his World Cup debut against West Indies where he scored a smashing 94* not out and also an unbeaten partnership of 189 run with Shakib Al-Hasan and registered a seven-wicket victory.
- He scored the highest runs in the 2016-2017 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, ( 752 in 14 matches)
- He was the leading run-scorer in the 2017-2018 Bangladesh Cricket League. He made 779 runs in six matches which also included its 274 runs in one inning.
Date of Birth: October 13th, 1994
Age (as of May 2019): 24 Years
Birth Place: Christchurch: Dinajpur
Marital Status: Married
Height: 5ft 9 in
Girlfriend: Engaged to Devsari Biswas
National team information:
- North Zone (Bangladesh): 2012 to present
- Dhaka Gladiators: 2012
- Rangpur Division: 2011- present
- Comilla Victorians: 2016-present