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Soumya Sarkar Soumya Sarkar Height: 1.83 m DOB: February 25, 1993

A left-handed batsman who has played twice in the U-19 World Cup (2010 & 2012), he started out as an all-rounder, but found his potential with the bat and was selected for the tour of Zimbabwe in an ODIs after an impressive debut in first-class cricket. It also brought him a spot in the 2015 World Cup squad, despite having played just one ODI. He was an integral part of the Bangladesh team which helped defeat India, Pakistan and South Africa at home in successive series. He made his debut in Test cricket in April 2015 against Pakistan, but failed to live upto the selector's expectations. He was dropped eventually but soon returned and has been a regular in the starting XI. His best performance came when he struck three consecutive fifties against Sri Lanka on their backyard.

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3rd ODI: Twin centurions Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes help Bangladesh sweep series against Zimbabwe

Cricket | Oct 27, 2018, 08:47 AM IST

As they set up the innings, Mushfiqur Rahim, unbeaten on 28, hit a six over deep mid-wicket to fittingly finish the game in a show of sheer domination.

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Asia Cup 2018: Mashrafe Mortaza alleges he wasn't consulted before the recall of Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes

Cricket | Sep 22, 2018, 11:41 PM IST

The 34-year-old further questioned on what basis the duo received a call back in the team after being dropped, initially.

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WT20: Soumya Sarkar takes epic catch against Pakistan

Cricket | Mar 17, 2016, 02:42 PM IST

Bangladeshi cricketer Soumya Sarkar took a brilliant catch to dismiss Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez for 64 on Wednesday in ICC World Twenty20 match against Pakistan at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. In the 17th over of

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Bangladesh sweeps aside Pakistan in a rare ODI series whitewash

Cricket | Apr 22, 2015, 11:02 PM IST

Dhaka: Bangladesh whitewashed Pakistan in a one-day international series for the first time after winning the third match by an emphatic eight wickets on Wednesday.Bangladesh went into the match having already achieved a first ODI

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World Cup 2015: Soumya Sarkar's catch was a fluke but important, says MS Dhoni

Cricket | Mar 20, 2015, 07:50 AM IST

Melbourne: An ecstatic Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said his diving catch to remove Bangladesh batsman Soumya Sarkar in the quarter-final of the cricket World Cup was a fluke as the ball had

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