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|
|Date of Birth||16th October 1976|
|Place of Birth||Dhaka, Bangladesh|
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.
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.
The alluded umpire was born on 16 October 1976. He completed his 47 in October 2023 during the ICC CWC.
The man of the discussion is of average height. He has a body height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters.
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.
|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.
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
|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|
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.