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Ebadot Hossain: All you need to know about Bangladesh’s new Test star

Ebadot, who picked up 7 wickets in the match, became the first Bangladesh pacer to pick up a five-wicket haul in a Test innings in over eight years.

Aakash Srivastava Author

Updated - 10 January 2022 5:20 pm

Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury, the right-hand medium-pace bowler from Bangladesh has once again impressed the global cricket fraternity after his vital contribution in Bangladesh’s maiden victory in first Test against New Zealand. Ebadot, who picked up 7 wickets in the match, became the first Bangladesh pacer to pick up a five-wicket haul in a Test innings in over eight years. In his post match interview, he recalled the fact that his side came with a determination to shock World Test Champions, and it will certainly “inspire the generations in Bangladesh.”

The pacer has also served the nation with Bangladesh Air Force, and played Volleyball too with the national side, but it’s his performances in Cricket ground which has brought glory for him. Even earlier, while touring India in 2019, he impressed everyone by dismissing Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli and not to forget his grand salute celebration garnered a lot of applause from all walks of the society. Hossain is gradually rising in cricket and drawing a lot of global audience, which makes it necessary for us to know him well.

Here’s all you need to know about him:

Full Name: Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury aka Ebadot

Date of Birth: 7 January, 1994

Age: 28

Hails from: Moulvibazar, Sylhet, Bangladesh

Test Debut: vs. New Zealand at Hamilton – February 28 – March 03, 2019

Innings’ best bowling figure: 6/46 vs. New Zealand

Best bowling figure in a match: 7/121 vs. New Zealand

Previously Served: Bangladesh Air Force

Other Sports: Volleyball

Fan of: Brett Lee

Man of the Match: 01

Achievements: Ebadot Hossain now holds the record for best bowling figures (7/121) `by a Bangladesh bowler against New Zealand in Tests in New Zealand. He went past Rubel Hossain’s record of 5/166 which he took in 2010.

Fun Fact: Ebadot Hossain ended the first innings against New Zealand in an ongoing series not out on 0 – the ninth consecutive time Ebadot has failed to manage a run in Test matches. That drew him level with Martin, New Zealand’s premier Test quick bowler, and Sri Lankan bowler Lahiru Kumara, as joint record-holders for the most consecutive Test innings without managing a run.

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