Bangladesh is one of the most important countries of the southern Asian subcontinent. Especially known for its recent development in a lot of areas by investing on important commodities rather than just trying to be the best Nation is one thing that most people appreciate about Bangladesh. Bangladesh with borders connected to a lot of famous Nations like India, Bhutan, Nepal and China, is a moderately developed country with a lot of facilities for its citizens. One of the most famous sports played in the nation is of course cricket. Cricket is one of the games that is quite popular amongst the people of Bangladesh. And unlike most other cricketing Nations that have taken quite a long time to stabilize themselves in the International arena, Bangladesh is one of a kind that has been endowed with a lot of popularity, within very little time of its entering to International cricket. What good would any of this be, without those hardworking Bangladeshi cricket players? Thanks to these players, Bangladesh has prospered a lot in cricket. These players gained a lot of popularity and are recognized in the World stage. With popularity, these players have also gained a lot of fortunes.
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Here is a list of the Top 10 Richest Cricketers in Bangladesh
10. Alok Kapali
Alok Kapali is one of the most famous Bangladeshi all-rounders especially known for his leg spin bowling as well as His middle lower order batting. He made his ODI and test debut both in 2002 against Sri Lanka. He is also known to be one of the only and the first ever cricketer from Bangladesh to beg a test hat trick. He has an estimated assets of about $200,000.
9. Mohammadullah Riyadh
Muhammadullah Riyadh is one of the most famous players of the Bangladesh National Cricket Team. He played for the Dhaka division in first class cricket and also represents the Bangladesh a team in almost every format of the game. He has rendered some exceptional performances in the domestic season against a lot of other teams. He made his debut in the 3rd ODI against Sri Lanka in 2007. He was also a part of the Bangladesh team who won the first test played on the foreign soil and plays a major role in getting Bangladesh to the victory stand.
8. Mominul Haque
Mominul Haque is undoubtedly one of the greatest cricketers of Bangladesh who has played for the Dhaka division in domestic cricket and also for the Bangladesh National Cricket Team in the international Arena. He is also known for playing in the Sylhet Royals team of the Bangladesh Premier League. He made his test debut against Sri Lanka in 2013 and his ODI debut against West Indies in 2012. He has an estimated net worth 500000 dollars and is one of the most important and richest of the Bangladesh cricket players.
7. Nasir Hussain
Nasir Hussain as one of the most famous Bangladeshi cricket players especially flourishing is an all rounder. He has made a very early appearance in cricket team of Bangladesh with his extraordinary performance in Domestic Cricket. He made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in 2011 and his test debut was against West Indies. He has an estimated worth of about 800000 dollars and is ranked number 7 in this list of the top 10 richest cricketers of Bangladesh.
6. Abdur Razak
Especially famous for his slow on left handed spin, he is one of the most important bowlers of the Bangladesh cricket team. He has played a very major role in bringing the Bangladesh cricket team Towers victory a lot of times. He played his debut in the Asia Cup against Hong Kong in 2004. He is the most important wicket taking bowler from Bangladesh in the ODIs and no he has played 153 ODIs only he has taken 207 wickets in his career. He has an estimated worth of 1 million dollars.
5. Mashrafe Mortaza
Mashrafe Mortaza is one of the fastest bowlers of the Bangladesh cricket team. Even though he suffered from lot of injuries, he has been one of the most important members of the Bangladesh cricket team. Specializing in fast bowling he made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in 2001. He was supposed to be the captain of the team in the year 2009 but it was due to his injuries that Shakib Al Hasan had to be appointed as a captain in his absence. He has also played for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2009 IPL edition he has a price of $600000 in the bid. He has been the strength for the team for over a decade and has contributed significantly in the team’s success. He is one amongst the Top 10 Richest Cricketers in Bangladesh 2017.
4. Mohammad Ashraful
Mohammad Ashraful is undoubtedly one of the most famous cricketers of Bangladesh who specializes in batting. He is a top order batsman who plays a lot of flashy strokes in almost every side of the ground. He also holds the record of the fastest fifties in all formats of cricket from Bangladesh. He was also known for scoring and extraordinary century against Australia and that was one of the reasons why Bangladesh recorded the first ever win against Australia on foreign soil. He is the second highest run scorer of Bangladesh in both ODI and test cricket.
3. Mushfiqur Rahim
He is one of the most well known cricket players of Bangladesh and is especially known for his ability to think properly at a lot of difficult situations for the team. He is currently the captain of the Bangladesh cricket team, friends also known to be one of the calmest captains of all. He is also very interesting, technical and talented batsman who knows almost every nook and corner of the field. He is also famous because he is one of the best wicket keepers of Bangladesh. He has a net worth of 1.5 million US dollars.
2. Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan is one of the most professional cricketers of Bangladesh and especially known also as the best all rounder of the world in the game of Cricket. He represents the Bangladesh National Cricket Team in the ODI and test matches and of course in the T20s too. He has also played for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL and for the Barbados tridents in the Caribbean Premier League. He is one of the very few cricketers to become the number one all-rounder in all the formats of the game. He is known to be the best player of Bangladesh and is also one the richest cricket player with an estimated worth of 2 million US dollars.
1. Tamim Iqbal
Tamil Iqbal is the richest cricket player of Bangladesh who is also known as one of the deadliest of the batsman in the Bangladesh cricket history. He is currently the vice captain of the Bangladesh National Cricket Team and was also famous enough to fall into The Almanack Wisden Cricketer of the Year. Tamim Iqbal is known to have an estimated net worth of 20 million US dollars which is the highest out of any cricket player in Bangladesh. He is considered to be the best opening batsmen for Bangladesh over this decade.
So here was a list of the Top 10 Richest Cricketers in Bangladesh 2017. The Bangladesh Cricket Team is improving and we always see this team causing some of the shocking upsets in the World Championship events. The Bangladesh team and the players are now recognized worldwide.