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jayant   |  2021-10-19

Cricketers Born on 17th August: A Comprehensive List (2021)

Today, we have a new topic in hand. Today we will be talking about cricketers born on 17th August

Cricketers born on 17th August: A Comprehensive List (2021)

Kusal Perera

Kusal Perera ( image source: theindianexpress.com )

Born 17th August 1989, Kusal Perera is a Sri Lankan cricketer who made his international debut in 2013

He made his first-class debut for the Wayamba cricket team and made his IPL debut in 2013.

A middle-order batsman in all three formats, Kushal was a member of the 2014 ICC World T20 winning team.

He played a match-winning 153 not out against South Africa at Durban in 2019 to help Sri Lanka win the match.

This performance won him the best test performance from Cricinfo for 2019, and, in May 2021, he was named the captain of the Sri Lankan team.

Habibul Bashar

habibul bashar ( image source: crictracker.com )

Born 17th August 1972, Habibul Bashar is a retired Bangladeshi cricketer who was the captain of the Bangladesh cricket team from 2004 to 2007.

Bangladesh got its first test victory against Zimbabwe in 2004 under his leadership.

Under his captaincy, Bangladesh beat Australia, India, South Africa, and Sri Lanka in white-ball cricket.

Bashar has scored 3,026 test and 2,168 ODI runs in international cricket and was Bangladesh’s brand ambassador during the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy

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