Soumya Sarkar is a talented Bangladesh all rounder cricketer who is top order batsman. He began his cricketing in 2008 after trained in BKSP, the country’s biggest sports institute. In the 2012 Under-19 World Cup, Soumya Sarkar came into the spotlight after ‘mankading’ Australia’s Jimmy Peirson.
He made his First-Class debut for Khulna Division against Dhaka Division in the 2010-11 season. Soumya Sarkar is also well-known for his ability to use the new ball well. He was included in Bangladesh’s T20 squad in 2013.
Soumya Sarkar was included in the squad for Bangladesh’s home series against Zimbabwe and made his début in the final ODI in Dec. 2014.
After scoring an unbeaten 88 runs against South Africa which secured Bangladesh’s 7-wicket win, Soumya said that he was not worried about the consequences, like getting out, but understood the need to prolong his good starts.
Date of Birth: February 25, 1993,
District: Satkhira, Bangladesh
Teams: Bangladesh National Team, Bangladesh A, Bangladesh Under-19s, Bangladesh Under-23s, Dhaka Gladiators, Khulna Division, South Zone (Bangladesh)
Batting style: Left-hand batting
Bowling style: Right-arm medium pace bowler
Height: 5 feet 10 inch.