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List of famous athletes from Bangladesh, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Bangladesh has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Bangladeshi athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Bangladesh and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Bangladesh then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of athletes on this list include Sharifullah and Adil Ahmed.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Bangladeshi athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Bangladesh?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Bangladesh in order to get more information about each one.

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Dipak Patel Dipak Narshibhai Patel played 37 Tests and 75 One Day Internationals for the New Zealand cricket team. A stylish middle order batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler, Patel started playing for ...more

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Akram Khan Mohammad Akram Hussain Khan, known as Akram Khan, is a former 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 ...more

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Mohammad Rafique Mohammed Rafique is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He was the leading wicket-taker for Bangladesh in Test matches.

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Shahadat Hossain Kazi Shahadat Hossain is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He made his Test debut in 2005 during Bangladesh's first tour of England. When he came onto the international scene he was cited by then coach ...more

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Mushfiqur Rahim Mohammad Mushfiqur Rahim is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He made his Test debut in 2005, at the age of 16, during Bangladesh's first tour of England and the next year played his first One Day ...more

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Jamal Bhuyan Hellerup IK Jamal Bhuyan is a Bangladeshi soccer player.

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Habibul Bashar Qazi Habibul Bashar is a Bangladeshi cricketer, and the former captain of the Bangladeshi cricket team. Under the managership of Dav Whatmore, he has been found to be the most successful captain ...more

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Shakib Al Hasan Shakib Al Hasan is a Bangladeshi international cricketer. He is regarded as one of the greatest Bengali cricketers of all time. In January 2015, he attained the #1 All-Rounder ranking in all ...more

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Shahriar Nafees Shahriar Nafees Ahmed is a Bangladeshi cricketer. A left-handed opening batsman, he made his One Day International debut for Bangladesh in 2005 against England, and later the same year played ...more

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Tamim Iqbal Tamim Iqbal Khan, is a Bangladeshi cricketer. Tamim made his One Day International debut in 2007 and played his first Test the following year. He is left-handed opening batsman. Between December ...more

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Khaled Mashud Khaled Mashud is a Bangladeshi cricketer. A wicketkeeper and more than a useful middle order batsman, he was a regular member of the national team between 1995–2007. Bangladeshi coach Dav ...more

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Mashrafe Mortaza Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is a Bangladeshi cricketer and current captain of the One Day Bangladesh national cricket team. He broke into the national side in late 2001 against Zimbabwe and represented ...more

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Mushfiqur Rahman Mushfiqur Rahman is a Bangladeshi cricketer who played ten Tests and 28 One Day Internationals for Bangladesh between 2000 and 2004. Rahman played first class cricket for Rajshahi.

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Abdur Razzak Abdur Razzak is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He made his first-class debut at Bangladeshi domestic level for Khulna Division in the 2001/02 season. Best known for being a tall left-arm orthodox spin ...more

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Mohammad Ashraful Mohammad Ashraful is a former Bangladeshi international cricket player who has represented the Bangladesh national cricket team. A top-order batsman with a penchant for flashy strokeplay, he has ...more

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Khaled Mahmud Khaled Mahmud is a former Bangladeshi cricketer. A medium-pace bowler and middle-order batsman, he played international cricket for Bangladesh from 1998 to 2006, captaining the team from 2003 to ...more

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Imrul Kayes Imrul Kayes is a Bangladeshi international cricketer who plays for Khulna Division as a left-hand batsman and occasional wicket-keeper. He made his first-class debut in 2006, playing 15 ...more

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Nasir Ahmed Nasir Ahmed is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 7 ODIs from 1988 to 1990. He is one of the three best wicketkeepers to play for Bangladesh, Shafiq-ul-Haq and Khaled Mashud being the ...more

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Shafiul Islam Shafiul Islam is a cricketer from Bangladesh. A right-arm fast-medium bowler, he has played for Rajshahi Division since 2006/07. Shafiul made his One Day International debut for Bangladesh in ...more

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Enamul Haque Jr Enamul Haque in Sylhet, known as Enamul Haque jr to distinguish him from Enamul Haque, who also played for Bangladesh, but was not related to him, is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He currently plays ...more

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Elias Sunny Elias Sunny is a Bangladeshi cricketer. Sunny made his Test debut in 2011 and played his One Day International the following year. He is a Slow left-arm orthodox bowler.

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Suhrawadi Shuvo Mohammad Suhrawadi Shuvo is a former Bangladeshi international cricketer. He was born on 21 November 1988 in Rajshahi and is a right-handed batsman and slow left arm orthodox spin bowler. He ...more

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Junaid Siddique Mohammad Junaid Siddique is a Bangladeshi cricketer of Pakistani descent. Junaid's grandfather and father originally originate from Sialkot Punjab Pakistan, but migrated to East Pakistan in 1968 ...more

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Naeem Islam Mohammad Naeem Islam is an international cricketer from Bangladesh. He was born on 31 December 1986 in Gaibandha and is a right-handed batsman and occasional off break bowler. He made his debut ...more

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Nafees Iqbal Mohammad Nafees Iqbal Khan, better known as Nafees Iqbal, is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman, and a right-arm medium pace bowler. As a young boy, he attended the English ...more

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Syed Rasel Syed Rasel is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is a left-handed medium-fast swing bowler who came up through the ranks of the under-19s, to the Bangladesh A team, to the full Bangladesh team, while ...more

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Naimur Rahman Naimur Rahman Durjoy is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He played 8 Tests and 29 ODI matches for Bangladesh. A right arm offspinner, Rahman was a member of Bangladesh's 1997 ICC Trophy winning side. He ...more

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Raqibul Hasan Raqibul Hasan is a Bangladesh international cricketer who also plays for Dhaka Division. He played in the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka and in 2007 became the first Bangladeshi ...more

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Javed Omar Mohammad Javed Omar Belim is a Bangladeshi cricketer who has played Tests and ODI cricket since 2005. On his Test debut in April 2001, he carried his bat for 85 not out becoming only the third ...more

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Ziaur Rahman Mohammad Ziaur Rahman is a First class and List A cricketer from Bangladesh. He is a right-handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler. Sometimes referred to on scoresheets by his nickname ...more

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Nazmul Hossain Mohammad Nazmul Hossain is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He was born in Habiganj, Bangladesh. Hossain was part of the 13-man Bangladesh squad that played in the 2010 Asian Games in late November. ...more

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Alok Kapali Alok Kapali is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is an allrounder who bats in the middle to lower order and bowls leg spin. He was the first Bangladeshi to take a Test hat-trick.

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Niamur Rashid Mohammad Niamur Rashid is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 2 ODIs in 1999.

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Rajin Saleh Khondokar Mohammad Rajin Saleh Alam is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He was the twelfth man of the inaugural Test that Bangladesh played against India on November 10, 2000. He then spent three years ...more

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Aminul Islam Bulbul Mohammad Aminul Islam is a former Bangladeshi cricket captain who played in 13 Tests and 39 ODIs from 1988 to 2002. Aminul scored the first hundred for the Bangladesh cricket team when ...more

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Jahangir Alam Jahangir Alam is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 3 ODIs from 1997 to 1999. An opening batsman who could keep wickets if necessary, Jahangir Alam was ideally suited for one day ...more

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Manjural Islam Rana Manjural Islam Rana, also known as Qazi Manjural Islam, was a Bangladeshi cricketer who played six Tests and 25 One Day Internationals for Bangladesh. Born in Khulna, Rana was a slow left arm ...more

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Rubel Hossain Mohammad Rubel Hossain is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He made his ODI debut on 14 January 2009 in Bangladesh's victory over Sri Lanka, where he took 4/33 in 5.3 overs in a shortened ODI game. He ...more

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Tapash Baisya Tapash Baisya is a former Bangladeshi cricketer. Tapash Baisya took 36 Test wickets, although they came at a bowling average of nearly 60. Nevertheless, he has taken the third-most wickets of ...more

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Aftab Ahmed Aftab Ahmed Chowdhury was a Bangladeshi cricketer. He is a right hand batsman and right arm medium bowler. In August 2014, he announces his retirement from all forms of cricket after 2014/15 ...more

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Gholam Nousher Gholam Mohammad Nousher is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 9 ODIs from 1986 to 1990.He was Bangladesh's main strike bowler during the 2nd half of the 1980s.

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Mahbubul Alam Mahbubul Alam is a Bangladesh cricketer who as of 14 August 2009 has played four Tests and four One Day Internationals. Despite having a first-class batting average of less than seven, Alam ...more

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Tareq Aziz Tareq Aziz is a former Bangladeshi cricketer. He got off to a great start in his international career taking 3/19 in his debut at his hometown Chittagong in January 2002. Unfortunately there was ...more

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Fahim Muntasir Fahim Muntasir Rahman is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 3 Tests and 3 ODIs from 2001 to 2002.

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Mahmudullah Riyad Mohammad Mahmudullah Riyad, also known as Mahmadallah, is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He has played First-class and List A cricket for Dhaka Division and has represented Bangladesh 'A' in all forms ...more

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Nazimuddin Mohammed Nazimuddin Ahmed is a Bangladeshi cricketer. A right-handed specialist batsman, he is the captain of Chittagong Division, and has played Test, limited overs and Twenty20 cricket for ...more

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Azhar Hossain Azhar Hossain is a former Bangladeshi cricketer who played in 7 ODIs from 1988 to 1990. Though, in and out of the national squad, Azhar was still a very dominant figure in domestic cricket arena ...more

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Faisal Hossain Faisal Hossain is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He played international cricket for Bangladesh in 2004, one Test match and four One Day Internationals without establishing himself in the side. After ...more

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Sanwar Hossain Sanwar Hossain is a Bangladeshi cricketer.

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Mazharul Haque Mohammad Mazharul Haque Chowdhuri was a Bangladeshi cricketer who played in one ODI in 2002. He was born in Narayanganj, Dhaka.