Cricketer Shanto Weds His Girlfriend After 4 Years Of Dating

Najmul Hossain Shanto, a cricketer for the Bangladesh national team, has begun a new phase of his life. After four years of dating, the left-arm batsman and his girlfriend got married on July 11. Najmul Hossain Shanto’s wife is Sabrin Sultana Ratna, a third-year Rajshahi University student. Four years have passed since they started dating. Because they both hail from Rajshahi, they became close. Their families had a crucial part to play in making the relationship into marriage.

Najmul Hossain Shanto's Cricketing Journey

On May 25, 1998, Bangladeshi cricketer Najmul Hossain Shanto was born. In December 2015, he was selected to play for Bangladesh in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

Najmul Hossain Shanto’s debut in T2O was for Comilla Victorians in the 2016–17 Bangladesh Premier League on November 8.

He was included in a 22-person training squad in November 2016 in preparation for Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand. He was added to Bangladesh's Test team in January 2017 in preparation for the second Test against New Zealand. He participated in his first Test on January 20, 2017, during the second Test against New Zealand.

Clocking Incredible Numbers

He and Mizanur Rahman made the highest opening partnership in a domestic first-class match in Bangladesh in December 2017 when they batted for Rajshahi Division against Dhaka Metropolis in the 2017–18 National Cricket League, scoring 341 runs.

With 749 runs in 16 games, he scored the most in the 2017–18 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League.

Excellent Ascent Continues

Following the Bangladesh Premier League draft for the 2018–19 season, he was named to the Khulna Titans team in October 2018. He was one of 35 cricketers selected for a training camp before Bangladesh's 2019–20 season in August 2019. He was chosen to participate in the 2019–20 Bangladesh Premier League for the Khulna Tigers in November 2019.

He was chosen as one of a 31-man preliminary squad for Bangladesh in August 2018 that included twelve debutants in preparation for the 2018 Asia Cup. On September 20, 2018, against Afghanistan, he played in his first One Day International (ODI).

Najmul Hossain Shanto's International Cricket Highlights

In December, he was chosen to represent Bangladesh in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. He was reinstated for the 2019–20 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series after being benched since the 2018 Asia Cup. He played his first T20I for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe on September 18, 2019.

He was appointed captain of Bangladesh's team in November 2019 in preparation for the 2019 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Bangladesh. Later that month, he was chosen to lead the Bangladeshi team in the men's cricket competition at the South Asian Games. The Bangladeshi team won the gold medal after defeating Sri Lanka by a score of 7 wickets in the championship game.

Shant has represented Bangladesh in four Tests, five ODIs, and two T20 International games. In the most recent BPL, Najmul Hossain Shanto scored a brilliant century (115*) for the Khulna Tigers against Dhaka Platoon. The cricketer, who is 22 years old, became the fifth Bangladeshi to score a century in the BPL. In U-19 cricket, no one has ever surpassed Shanto's record of 1820 runs.

Before facing Sri Lanka, Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first.

At the end of the 24th over, Shanto hit four fours and was still unbeaten on 52. Meanwhile, Hridoy had been bowled by Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka for 20 runs off 41 balls and was out lbw. The Tigers were four runs behind as a result.

Starting XIs for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Mohammad Naim, Tanzid Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Towhid Hridoy, Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Mushfiqur Rahim (witness), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, and Mustafizur Rahman make up Bangladesh's starting XI.

Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (w), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, and Matheesha Pathirana make up Sri Lanka's starting XI.

Bangladeshi cricketer Najmul Hossain Shanto, born in 1998, has recently married his girlfriend Sabrin Sultana Ratna after a four-year courtship. Shanto has a remarkable cricketing journey, representing Bangladesh in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup and making a mark in domestic and international formats. He has played in Tests, ODIs, and T20Is, and has an unmatched U-19 cricket record of 1820 runs.

Who is Najmul Hossain Shanto, and what's his cricketing background?
Najmul Hossain Shanto, born on May 25, 1998, is a Bangladeshi cricketer with a career spanning Under-19 cricket to international Tests, ODIs, and T20s.
How did Najmul Hossain Shanto and his wife Sabrin Sultana Ratna's relationship start?
Shanto and Sabrin began dating in their hometown of Rajshahi, eventually marrying on July 11 after a four-year courtship, with family support.
What are some notable achievements in Najmul Hossain Shanto's domestic cricket career?
Shanto's domestic highlights include a record-breaking 341-run partnership and topping the runs chart in the 2017–18 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League.