Muhammad Akram Hussain Khan Biography

  • Name: Muhammad Akram Hussain Khan
  • Status: He is right now the chief selector of the BCB.
  • Date of Birth: Born on 1 November 1968 aged at Chittagong Bangladesh.
  • Current Age: 49 Years
  • Current Teams: Bangladesh, Chittagong Division
  • Playing Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right-Hand Bat
  • Bowling Style:  Right-Arm Medium

Why Akram Khan is Legend of Bangladesh?

Akram Khan is the first real legend of Bangladesh cricket, in spite of the creeps around his abdomen. A right-handed batsman, the most loved child of Chittagong was one of the pillars of Bangladesh team amid the 1990s, a time of progress from Associate to Full Member Nation. He was a part of a trio of experienced favors the middle-order close by Aminul Islam and Minhazul Abedin who resolutely kept up the fantasy of the nation one day playing in the World Cup. Akram was the rate player who was a snappy judge of the single once more, don’t pass by his weight and who had an eye for the impact down the ground. He was certain while confronting turn yet as age set in and reflexes impeded, Akram took blows on the body in Bangladesh’s new period the time of Test cricket.

Mohammad Akram Hussain Khan known as Akram Khan is a previous Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 8 Tests and 44 ODIs from 1988 to 2003. He captained Bangladesh in 15 of his ODIs. A hard-hitting middle-order batsman, Akram played top-notch cricket for Chittagong Division. Akram Khan was a piece of Bangladesh’s inaugural Test Match, in 2000– 01 against India. He had been playing One Day International cricket since 1988. He created as a worldwide player under the capable direction of Gazi Ashraf Lipu.

Captaincy and Chief Selector

He went ahead to lead the national side as captain amid the period 1994– 98.He is right now the chief selector of the BCB, alongside Habibul Bashar and Minhajul Abedin. He didn’t have the most convenient position. Truth be told, there used to be a major hole between his bat and pad. His absence of strategy was remunerated by his exceptionally solid wrists and lower arms. He was particularly great at lofting the moderate bowlers.

Relationship with Nafis and Tamim

Akram is the persuasive uncle of Test cricketers Nafis and Tamim Iqbal and remains a legend in Chittagong.Nafis and Tamim Iqbal also a cricket legend and becoming famous due to their extraordinary performance in all formats of cricket game.

One Day International Career of Akram Khan 

He made his ODI make a big appearance in Oct. 1988, in the place where he grew up Chittagong. Batting at No. 8, he resisted the solid Pak rocking the bowling attack scoring 21* of 35 conveyances. He captained Bangladesh in the Asia Cup at Sharjah in 1995. He was the team’s most reliable performer scoring 24, 24 and 44 against India, Sri-Lanka, and Pakistan individually. His first ODI 50 came against Pakistan at Colombo in 1997. There he imparted a 110 run partnership with Athar Ali Khan. His most astounding ODI score of 65, came at Dhaka against Kenya in 1999. He took after this with 50* against Zimbabwe. He played in two WCs, in 1999 and in 2003. He had a vast influence in Bangladesh’s upset win in 1999 World Cup over Pakistan with an innings of 42.

ICC Trophy of Akram Khan 

His most historical minute came in the 1997 ICC Trophy, as he lifted the cup to his side. He contributed a quick-fire 22 off 27 balls, including a six and a four, in the last match. Prior, he had played a chief’s thump in the do-or-die the dust game against the Netherlands. His 68* helped Bangladesh win by 3 wickets. Bangladesh was battling at 15/4, pursuing a little aggregate, after the Dutch fast bowler Lefebre wrecked the best request. At that point, Akram Khan changed the course of the match with two half-centuries partnership with the veteran Minhajul Abedin and the medium-pacer Saiful Islam. In general, he completed the competition with 185 keeps running at a normal of 37.00. His best efforts against the Dutch isn’t his exclusive match-winning innings in International Cricket Council Trophy history. In 1994, batting at No. 7, he scored 64* against the USA, taking his team from 36/5 to 147/7, winning the match by 3 wickets. Furthermore, in 1990, he took Bangladesh to a fundamental 3 wicket win against Fiji with a thump of 42*. By and large, in 24 coordinates in 3 ICC Trophy competitions, he scored 476 keeps running at a normal of 36.61. Likewise, playing his delicate medium pacers, he took 10 wickets with an amazing normal of 18.7.

Akram Khan In Captaincy

He took the captaincy of the national side at a troublesome time amid the 1994– 95 season. Following the mistake of the 1994 ICC Trophy in Kenya, there was disappointment and disunity among the players. Akram, who was a setup individual from the side was chosen to lead the side. This appeared to be somewhat hazardous, as the Chittagong batsman had minimal past experience as chief. Be that as it may, he performed commendably, driving his side to some paramount victories. In December 1994, he leads his side to the last of 1994-95 SAARC Quadrangular cricket competition in Dhaka. He battled valiantly in the final, top-scoring with 66, before tumbling to leg turn of Sairaj Bahutule. However, his side lost by 52 races to India ‘A’, drove by Praveen Amre.In 1996, he drove Bangladesh to triumph in the South East Asian Cricket. It was trailed by a greater triumph in ICC Trophy (1997) in KL. He likewise drove Bangladesh to their first since forever ODI win. After Mohammad Rafique and Athar Ali Khan posted a century opening stand, Akram’s quickfire 39 (from only 51 conveyances) took Bangladesh to 237/4, winning by 6 wickets against Kenya. He is the main ODI win chief in Bangladesh.

Captaincy Records

2nd SAARC Quadrangular (1994)                Bangladesh         Runners Up among 4 teams

5th Asia Cup (1995)                                      UAE                      4th among 4 teams

ACC Trophy (1996)                                        Malaysia              Champion

3rd SAARC Quadrangular (1997)                Bangladesh         4th among 4 teams

6th ICC Trophy (1997)                                  Malaysia              Champion

List of Sources of Information

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akram_Khan_(cricketer)
  • http://www.espncricinfo.com/bangladesh/content/player/56221.html
  • http://www.cricbuzz.com/profiles/3142/akram-khan
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