Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is a Bangladeshi cricketer and captain of the ODI and T20 for Bangladesh cricket team. Mashrafe Mortaza was born on 5 October 1983 in Narail District located in south-west Bangladesh. Mortaza had enjoyed playing sports like badminton and football from an early age—occasionally going swimming in the close River Chitra instead of doing school home work. Apart from this, his bowling is now his chief attribute and his speed has earned him the nickname of the “Narail Express” known among fans and audience.
Mortaza has been defined as an open and lively player who likes motorcycling apart from playing cricket matches. Mortaza is very prevalent in his home town, making to him being name and known as the “Prince of Hearts”. At Govt. Victoria College, Mortaza met Sumona Haque Shumi, with whom he got married in year 2006 and the couple had one daughter named Humaira Mortaza and a son named Sahil.
Mortaza broke into the national game in year 2001 against Zimbabwean team and denoted Bangladesh team prior having played one first-class match. Mortaza has charged the responsibility of captain of his country in one Test and seven ODIs in period between 2009 and 2010, though injury meant he was in and out of the team and Shakib Al Hasan was chosen captain as an alternative in Mortaza’s absence.
Mortaza is now used to be regarded one of the fastest bowlers from Bangladesh, who has earlier did bowling in the mid-135km/h in the era of 2000’s, and then repeatedly opens the bowling. He is a lower-middle order batsman, having hit a first-class century as well as three Test half centuries in his career, however his career has been hampered by injuries many times and he has experienced around ten operations on his ankles and knees.
While playing cricket, Mashrafe Mortaza appeared into Department of Philosophy at the Jahangirnagar University in period between 2003-04 sessions for receiving bachelor’s degree.
Mashrafe Mortaza Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Mashrafe Mortaza is around $1.5 million US dollars in year 2017. The stated net worth of Mashrafe Mortaza consist of his earning from Test and ODI matches as a representative of his team, his business deals, brand endorsements, etc.
Mashrafe Mortaza possesses two cars and a bike on account of his vehicles. Mortaza owns one luxurious home in his hometown.
Ajkerdeal, which is one of the rapid developing ecommerce startups in the country, has declared Mashrafe Mortaza, the captain of Bangladesh Cricket Team, as their brand ambassador.
Another brand, a Mobile phone operator Grameenphone has collaborated with Bangladesh ODI and T20 skipper Mashrafe Mortaza to be the recent brand ambassador for their brand.
In this regard, reports suggests that Mashrafe will collaborate together with Grameenphone to empower society.
Punarnava brand has decided to associate with Mashrafe Mortaza as a brand ambassador for Purnava products, beginning from January 7th, 2016 recently and a contract to this effect was hired at Renata Limited.
Recently, in October 2016, Mashrafe Mortaza has played chief role in the match played against England team in last ODI. Mortaza has been bestowed with Man of the Match awards in match played against England team in which Bangladesh won by 34 runs, before few days. Recently in January 2017, Mortaza has been playing in match played against New Zealand in 3rd T20I, Mount Maunganui.
Recently, Mortaza was out for minimum four weeks after thumb fracture he suffered during the match. This Bangladesh’s limited-overs captain named Mashrafe Mortaza has been analysed with a fractured thumb and was opted out of action for four to six weeks during the third T20 played against New Zealand in Mount Maunganui. Mortaza got injured after a Corey Anderson shot struck his hand in the match during the hosts’ 27-run win to swish the series at 3-0.
Also, reports suggests that Mortaza regrets lack of support for Mahmudullah and felt that his team could have recovered control of the match had either of those instants caused in a catch. He also stated, however, that the two fielders, whom he named the finest in the team, may have shifted off the rope to implement and cut off twos.
Mashrafe Mortaza is a player of Bangladesh cricket team since many years who have made immense contribution in the team. Mortaza is known for his fast bowling skills and so he is also popular by name- Narail Express.