Mohammad Nasir Hossain is a Bangladeshi cricketer who was born in Rangpur, Bangladesh, on November 30, 1991. He bats right-handed and bowls from the right side of the wicket.
Nasir Hossain was a member of Bangladesh’s 13-man squad that competed in the 2010 Asian Games in late November. His team won by five wickets in the final match against Afghanistan, earning the country’s first gold medal at the Asian Games.
In his domestic career, he has played for Barisal Division, Chittagong Division, Rajshahi Division, and Rangpur Division. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) founded the six-team Bangladesh Premier League in 2012. A Twenty20 tournament was held in February 2012.
Hossain was signed by the Khulna Royal Bengals for a staggering $200,000. In April of that year, BCB awarded Hossain his first central contract.
In the 2017–18 National Cricket League, he scored 295 runs in the second innings for Rangpur Division against Barisal Division.
He made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe on August 14, 2011. Coming in with Bangladesh’s score at 58 for 6, Hossain led the way for his club, scoring 63 runs off 92 balls.
The outcome, however, was still not in Bangladesh’s favour, as they were defeated by seven wickets. Keegan Meth, a Zimbabwe fast bowler, was inadvertently injured by Hossain. In the fifth and final match of a five-match set.
His first Test century came against Sri Lanka in Galle on March 11, 2013.
Rise to Glory
Bangladesh hosted the West Indies for a T20I, three One-Day Internationals, and two Tests in October. Hossain hit his second half-century of the season. In the second One-Day International. He performed the same rescue act for Bangladesh as he arrived at the last minute and made 50 out of 54 deliveries.
In the series’ final match, Hossain took his first ever ODI wickets. Bangladesh was defeated 2–1.
Pakistan visited Bangladesh in early November. Hossain was declared Man of the Match after scoring his first international century off 134 balls in the second ODI. Bangladesh was indeed defeated.
In 2015, he assisted Bangladesh in winning the second One-Day International and achieving their best performance in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. On July 12, he took his career-high three wickets, limiting South Africa to 26 runs. Bangladesh went on to win the series against the proteas. Any time he caught a ball, it was vital, and it helped Bangladesh win the series against India and South Africa.