Umpire Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid Saikat Biography, Age, Height, Stats (Ban)

GTV Live often covers biography content on various Bangladeshi celebrities. We’ve our bio contents on many Bangladeshi cricketers. But today we’ve come up with the bio of a cricket umpire. Read this Umpire Sharfuddoula Biography and know about his Age, Height, Stats, and more. Syed Abid Hussain Sami Biography, Age, Analysis (BD Cricketer).

Umpire Sharfuddoula Biography

Full Name Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid Saikat
Nickname Saikat
Date of Birth 16th October 1976
Age 47 Years
Place of Birth Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Religion Islam
Profession Cricket Umpire
Active Status Active
Playing Status Retired

Umpire Saikat

We must clarify that Umpire Sharfuddoula and Saikat are the very same person. In fact, ICC umpire Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid’s nickname is Saikat. Hence, although he is officially known as Sharfuddoula, in his country people call him Saikat.

Sharfuddoula Panel

He is currently a member of the ICC Emerging Umpire Panel as of 2023.

Who is the Bangladeshi Umpire in ICC World Cup 2023?

It’s Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid Saikat, who became the first-ever Bangladeshi to officiate a game in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. He is one of the 20 officials named by the cricket governing body for the 2023 CWC in India. Sharfuddoula stood in the game between Sri Lanka vs South Africa and became a part of history.

Sharfuddoula Age

The alluded umpire was born on 16 October 1976. He completed his 47 in October 2023 during the ICC CWC.

Sharfuddoula Height

The man of the discussion is of average height. He has a body height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters.

Umpire Sharfuddoula Biography
Umpire Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid Saikat Age, Panel, Stats, Bio

Sharfuddoula Stats

Saikat has done well as an umpire but he also used to be a cricketer although his stats weren’t remarkable as a cricketer. He featured in domestic first-class cricket although he never featured in an official international game. He made his First-Class debut back in 2000 and played till the next year.

Years Active 2000-01
Team Dhaka Metropolis
Debut in First-Class 22 November 2000, for Dhaka Metropolis v Sylhet Division
Last First-Class Game 27 January 2001, for Dhaka Metropolis v Chittagong Division

Sharfuddoula used to be a Slow Left-Arm Orthodox Bowler. He used to bat at the tail-end as a left-handed batter.

First-Class Matches 10
Balls Delivered 2122
Wickets 31
Bowling Average 23
Economy 2.01
BBI 6/45
5-Wickets Haul 2
Innings Batted 12
Runs Scored 44
Highest 14
Batting Average 7.33
Catches 4

In 1994, at the age of 17/18, he featured in three matches for Bangladesh at the 1994 ICC Trophy in Kenya.

Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid Saikat

His umpiring stats to date is given below. Tanzim Hasan Sakib Biography, Age, wife, net worth, height, Stats, family.

Format Total Matches As Umpire As TV Umpire
Test 13 Matches 9 Matches 4 Matches
ODIs 90 Matches 56 Matches 34 Matches
T20Is 59 Matches 43 Matches 16 Matches
Women ODIs 17 Matches 13 Matches 4 Matches
Women T20Is 28 Matches 28 Matches
First Class 67 Matches 67 Matches
List A 109 Matches 109 Matches
T20 113 Matches 75 Matches 38 Matches

Ban Umpire Sharfuddoula

Event Match Date
Test Debut as an Umpire Bangladesh vs West Indies at Chattogram February 03 – 07, 2021
ODI Debut as an Umpire Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka at Mirpur January 08, 2010
T20I Debut as an Umpire Bangladesh vs Pakistan at Mirpur November 29, 2011

Bangladeshi Umpire

The country’s cricket has been progressing for a couple of decades. Meanwhile, there haven’t been many qualify umpires produced by the country at the international level. However, Sharfuddoula has been an exception. He has been a quality umpire and hence became the first-ever from his country to stand in a Men’s CWC competition.

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