Mushfiqur Rahim created history on his 36th birthday, became the second player after Jayasuriya to do this feat


Mushfiqur Rahim created history on his 36th birthday
After Jayasuriya became the second player to do this feat

New Delhi. The first match of the ongoing ODI series between Ireland and Bangladesh was played at Chelmsford on 9th May. However, due to rain, this match could not be completed and was canceled without any result. During the match, Bangladeshi wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim appeared in tremendous rhythm. Batting at number six for his team, he played the highest half-century innings of 61 runs in 70 balls. During this, he also achieved a special achievement.

Actually, Mushfiqur Rahim also celebrated his 36th birthday on 9th May. On the auspicious occasion of his birthday, he has become the second player to play 50 plus innings as the oldest batsman in ODI format. The name of former Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya comes in the first place. On the occasion of his 39th birthday, he played an excellent century inning of 130 runs against Bangladesh.

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5 oldest batsmen in the world who scored 50+ runs in ODIs on their birthday:

39 years – Sanath Jayasuriya – 130 runs – vs Bangladesh – 2008
36 Years – Mushfiqur Rahim – 61 Runs – Vs Ireland – 2023
35 years – Brian Lara – 57 runs – Vs England – 2004
35 Years – Carl Hooper – 72 Runs – Vs Sri Lanka – 2001
35 years – Robert Vance – 96 runs – Vs Sri Lanka – 1998

Mushfiqur Rahim’s International Cricket Career:

Mushfiqur Rahim has played a total of 433 international matches for Bangladesh in international cricket so far. Meanwhile, 14104 runs have come out of his bat in 480 innings. Rahim scored 5498 runs in 157 innings at an average of 38.18 in 85 matches in Test cricket, 7106 in 230 innings at an average of 36.82 in 246 matches and 1500 runs in 93 innings at an average of 19.23 in 102 matches in T20 International cricket. have been created.

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