Taijul Islam (Bangladesh Cricketer): Wife, Age, Height, Records, Photos, Controversies and More

Updated on: Dec 4, 2019 4:53 pm IST

Taijul Islam, a left-arm spinner, has evolved as one of the go-to bowlers for Bangladesh in Test cricket. On his debut test match, he took a five-wicket haul and later when Zimbabwe toured Bangladesh later in the year, he took 8 wickets off 39 runs.

Full Name: Taijul Islam
Nickname: N/A
Role: Bowler
Batting: Left-handed
Bowling: Slow left-arm orthodox
Jersey Number: #12 (Bangladesh)

Cricket Career

Taijure initially used to play in his hometown at a domestic level for Rajshahi Division in the Bangladesh Premier League. In 2010-11 he made his first-class debut for the same team during National Cricket League. Impressed with the performance, a former captain of Bangladesh Khaled Mashud guaranteed his place in the squad for later seasons.

Source: AFP

In May 2014, he was named in Bangladesh A’s 15-man squad for West Indies tour. He was late addition in the team and was called as a replacement for spinner Abdul Razzak. In his debut Test match, he took 5-wicket haul.

On December 2014, he made his One-Day International debut against Zimbabwe, where he finished the game with figures of 4/11 in seven overs, including a hat-trick.


Test Debut: On 5th September 2014, in Bangladesh vs West Indies
ODI Debut: On 1st December 2014, in Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe
T20 Debut: On 13th September, in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
Major Teams: Bangladesh, Duronto Rajshahi, Bangladesh Under-19, Bangladesh Under-23 


While in the third test match of his debut International Test against Zimbabwe, Taijul took an 8 wicket haul conceding just 39 runs. It is so far the best bowling figure by any Bangladeshi Bowler.

He also crossed the milestone and became the first-ever bowler to take a hat-trick in the ODI debut match.

Source: AFP

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 7th February 1992
Current Age:
27 years
Birth Place: Natore, Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh
Nationality: Bangladesh
Address: Natore, Bangladesh
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Domestic Teams: Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club, Rajshahi Division, Sylhet Sixers
School: BKSP (Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan)


Father: N/A
Mother: N/A
Girlfriend: N/A
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Jhuma

Physical Attributes

Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Weight: 61 kg
Chest: 38 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black


Food: Local Food
Hobbies: Travelling, Playing Cricket




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