Mohammad Saifuddin, a dynamic cricketer from Bangladesh, born on 1 November 1996, this talented all-rounder has been turning heads with his performances since his early days.
Batting Career of Mohammad Saifuddin
Bowling Career of Mohammad Saifuddin
Saifuddin’s cricketing journey began in earnest when he was named in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in December 2015.
Saifuddin’s T20 debut came on 13 November 2016, representing Comilla Victorians in the 2016–17 Bangladesh Premier League. His ability to perform under pressure and his knack for taking crucial wickets quickly became evident.
During the 2017–18 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, Saifuddin stood out as the leading wicket-taker for Shinepukur Cricket Club, with an impressive tally of 14 dismissals in just 10 matches.
In April 2018, Saifuddin achieved a remarkable milestone by scoring his maiden century in first-class cricket. He remained unbeaten at 100 for East Zone in the final round of the 2017–18 Bangladesh Cricket League, showcasing his versatility as a cricketer.
His domestic journey continued to flourish as he was named in the squad for the Comilla Victorians team in October 2018, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League. During the 2018–19 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League tournament, he once again led from the front, emerging as the leading wicket-taker for Abahani Limited with an impressive tally of 25 dismissals in 13 matches.
Saifuddin’s journey on the international stage began in April 2017 when he was named in Bangladesh’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Sri Lanka. His T20I debut for Bangladesh took place on 4 April 2017 against Sri Lanka, and he quickly became an integral part of the T20I squad.
In October 2017, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut against South Africa.
The pinnacle of Saifuddin’s career came in April 2019 when he was named in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
In September 2021, Saifuddin’s journey continued as he was named in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, showcasing his consistency as a performer. Unfortunately, he faced a setback when he suffered a back injury on 26 October 2021, ruling him out for the rest of the tournament.