Shahriar Nafees

Shahriar Nafees
Personal information
Full name Shahriar Nafees Ahmed
Born 1 May 1985 (age 31)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nickname Abir
Batting style Left-handed
Role Batsman
Relations Iftekhar Nayem (brother)
International information
National side

Bangladesh

Test debut (cap 43) 12 September 2005 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 21 December 2011 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 76) 21 June 2005 v England
Last ODI 6 December 2011 v Pakistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005–present Barisal Division,
2008 Dhaka Warriors
2009/10 Barisal Blazers
2012 Barisal Burners
2013–present Khulna Royal Bengal
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 24 75 61 112
Runs scored 1,267 2,201 3,615 3,031
Batting average 26.39 31.44 31.99 28.59
100s/50s 1/7 4/13 5/23 5/16
Top score 138 123* 138 147
Balls bowled 0 0 72 0
Wickets 0 0 0 0
Bowling average – – – –
5 wickets in innings – – 0 –
10 wickets in match – – 0 –
Best bowling – – – –
Catches/stumpings 19/– 13/– 39/– 29/–
Source: Cricinfo, 09 November 2013

Shahriar Nafees Ahmed (Bengali: শাহরিয়ার নাফীস আহমেদ) (born 1 May 1985) is a Bangladeshi cricketer. A left-handed opening batsman, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Bangladesh in 2005 against England, and later the same year played his first Test. In 2008 he joined the Indian Cricket League as part of the Dhaka Warriors. The members of the team were given 10-year bans by the Bangladesh Cricket Board which were lifted when they left the league. Nafees has since returned to the national team. Domestically he plays for Barisal Division.
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