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Mushfiq nominated as the best performer of the year


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CRICDOT DESK : Former national team captain Mushfiqur Rahim has been named in the list of the best performers of the year by popular cricket website ESPN Cricinfo.

Cricinfo made a short list of batsmen who performed well last year. Mushfiqur Rahim, the wicketkeeper-batsman of the Bangladesh team, is on that short list.

The list includes New Zealand opener Tom Latham, England’s Ben Stokes, Australia’s Sam Curran, Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam, Pakistan’s star opener Fakhar Zaman, Ireland’s Andy Balberny, England’s James Vince, India’s Deepak Chahar and South Africa’s young opener Janane.

Mushfiqur scored 125 in the second match of the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka in Dhaka in May last year. Mushfiqur’s century in that match Bangladesh scored 246 runs.

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Due to the rain, the Sri Lankans set a target of 245 runs in 40 overs. In reply Sri Lanka lost 9 wickets and collected 141 runs. Bangladesh won by 103 runs.

Mushfiqur Rahim has taken his place in the list of the best batsmen of the year 2021 due to his impeccable innings of 125 runs in that match.

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