His full name is Quazi Nurul Hasan. Nurul was born on 21 November 1993 in Khulna city of Bangladesh. Twenty-seven-year-old Bangladeshi cricketer Nurul is a wicket-keeper and a right-handed batsman. Nurul is also known as Sohan, his nickname.
Bangladesh, Bangladesh A, Dhaka Division, Khulna Division, Bangladesh Under-19, Chattogram Challengers, Sylhet Thunder, Bangladesh Central Zone, Bangladesh South Zone, Bangladesh Under-23, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Cricket Coaching School, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Dhaka Platoon, Rajshahi Royals, Mahmudullah XI, Minister Group Rajshahi
Nurul Hasan has a solid domestic cricket experience, playing for Central Zone (Bangladesh), Chattogram Challengers, Chittagong Kings, Cricket Coaching School, Dhaka Division, Khulna Division, Minister Rajshahi, Sylhet Division and Sylhet Sixers. He also played for Bangladesh’s Under-17 and Under-19 teams.
Now an international player, Nurul Hasan made his first-class debut in 2011 playing for Dhaka Division against Rangpur Division. A year before, in 2010, he made his List A and Twenty-20 debut.
Nurul Hasan’s first international appearance was on 15 January 2016 against Zimbabwe. In December of the same year, he played his maiden ODI match against New Zealand. His wait for the Test cap ended when he was included in the second Test of the series against New Zealand in January 2017.
Since his first Test match in January 2017 against New Zealand, Nurul Hasan has played 3 Test matches. In the six innings from the 3 Test matches, Nurul Hasan has scored 115 runs, at an average of 19.16. He scored one half-century and his highest Test score is 64.
Nurul Hasan made his ODI debut on 29 December 2016 against New Zealand. He played the second and third ODIs of the three-match ODI series and scored 24 and 44 runs respectively.
Nurul Hasan played his maiden Twenty-20 International match on 15 January 2016. To date, he has played 9 T20I matches and scored 78 runs, with 30 runs (not out) against Zimbabwe in 2016 being his highest T20I score. His strike rate in the shortest format of the game is 123.80.
Records and Facts
Nurul Hasan holds noteworthy statistics in Bangladesh’s domestic cricket. In the 2017–18 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, he scored 546 runs in 12 matches and topped the chart of the most runs for Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club. In the 2018-19 edition, he was once again the top scorer for Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club with 524 runs in 16 matches.
Nurul became captain of Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in List A and Twenty20 cricket in 2017-18. His side won the first edition of the Dhaka Premier Division Twenty20 Cricket League in 2018–19. In December 2018, he was named captain of Bangladesh for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.
In 87 first-class matches, Nurul Hasan has scored 4309 runs at an average of 38.81. He smashed 9 centuries and 20 half-centuries and his highest score is 182 runs (not out). Nurul Hasan played 95 List A matches, scored 2478 runs at an average of 33.94 and a strike rate of 92.56. He scored 12 half-centuries and 2 centuries. His highest score in List A game is 108. Nurul Hasan has scored 1302 runs from 98 T20s at an average of 22.06 and a strike rate of 125.91. He scored one half-century in T20s and his best score is 79 (not out).