|Height:||188 cm (6' 3'')|
|Birth Day:||April 3, 1995|
|Birth Place:||Dhaka, Bangladesh|
|Height:||188 cm (6' 3'')|
He started playing cricket when he was 11 years old and made his first-class debut when he was only 16. The next year, he was a member of Bangladesh's U19 World Cup team.
After Mashrafe Mortaza, Taskin Ahmed is the second fastest bowler in the history of Bangladesh cricket. During the 2015 World Cup, when Taskin clocked 146 km/h in a match against Afghanistan, where Mashrafe Mortaza has clocked 148 km/h during a Test against New Zealand at Hamilton in 2001.
He completed SSC from King Khaled Institute and HSC from Stamford College. He then studied at American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB). Taskin started cricket in Abahani playground on 10 January 2007. After playing under-15 and under-17 level he got the chance to play for under-19 team. He made his first-class debut for Dhaka Metropolis in October 2011 against Barisal Division.
Taskin Ahmed can consistently bowl around 140 Km/h. The door of national team opened for him suddenly in case of Mashrafe's injury on the 1 April 2014 and took the wicket of Glenn Maxwell in T20I debut. On 17 June 2014, he took 5 wickets against India as the first Bangladeshi ODI debut bowler. This outstanding performance was nominated as one of the best performance of 2014 in Cricinfo award.
He is also selected to Bangladesh national cricket team in the 2015 Cricket World Cup squad for his outstanding performance in domestic cricket in 2014 season. In group stage of WC, he took one wicket against Afghanistan, three against Scotland and two against England, which had a very important role to qualify in the quarter-final. The next time Bangladesh faced India was in Melbourne, the World Cup quarter-final. It was a full-strength Indian team this time around. Taskin impressed again by taking three wickets. He was the highest wicket-taker from Bangladesh in WC-2015. The epic celebration between Taskin and Mashrafe after getting wicket called "Chest-bump" was nominated as one of the most memorable moments of WC-2015.
He also had an important role to "Banglawash" Pakistan in April 2015 and series winning against India in June 2015.
In 2016 he was selected in Bangladesh's squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20. However, he was later suspended from bowling in international cricket due to an illegal action bowled during the tournament.
He made his Test debut for Bangladesh against New Zealand on 12 January 2017 and his maiden test wicket was Kane Williamson.
In November 2017, Taskin married his childhood friend Sayeda Rabeya Nayeem.
In October 2018, he was named in the squad for the Sylhet Sixers team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League. He was the leading wicket-taker for the team in the tournament, with twenty-two dismissals in twelve matches. In November 2019, he was selected to play for the Rangpur Rangers in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League.
Taskin was born to Abdur Rashid and Sabina Yasmin.
Currently, Taskin Ahmed is 28 years, 1 months and 28 days old. Taskin Ahmed will celebrate 29th birthday on a Wednesday 3rd of April 2024. Below we countdown to Taskin Ahmed upcoming birthday.