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Know Taskin Ahmed, a budding Bangla bowler who dismayed Indian batsmen

India TV Sports Desk 19 Jun 2014, 23:44:02 IST
India TV Sports Desk
New Delhi: The second One Day International between India and Bangladesh will be remembered for the bowling performances from both the sides. It was a very low scoring game that when it was a 41 over game per side after rain, the teams played 43.1 overs in total.

It was Indian batting line up that was destroyed by the Bangladesh bowling department. They were all out for 105 runs in 25 overs but the target which seems to be chase able became to difficult for the their batsmen to score as they were bowled out for just 58 in 17.4 overs, thus India winning by 47 runs which they could have been a humiliating defeat for them if Bangla batsmen would have played.

Besides the Bangla loss, it's their bowling department which worked especially the debutant Taskin Ahmed who had his dream debut by picking up 5-wicket haul. Let's know more about this fresh and upcoming bowling talent.

Taskin Ahmed (born 3 April 1995) is a Bangladeshi cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler. He represents Dhaka Metropolis in first-class and list A cricket and the Chittagong Kings franchise in the Bangladesh Premier League.

He got noticed first in 2012 while tormenting the England U-19 batsmen with his pace and bounce, but it was the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League that provided him the apt platform. Coming on as a replacement for the injured Shaun Tait, Taskin scalped 4 for 31 and guided Chittagong Kings into the second semi-final against Shylhet Royals. The teenager continued his good show and even took 2 for 28 in the tournament final against Dhaka Gladiators. But alas, Chittagong Kings and Taskin suffered heartbreak as the Gladiators clinched the title courtesy a 43-run win.