Economy rate is simply the average number of runs a bowler gives in each over that he bowls. That refers to how effective a bowler has been throughout a game or a career. It means the bowler has been more economical if he gives fewer runs. In this article, we will talk about the top ten players from Bangladesh who have the best bowling economy in Asia Cup. Asian Cricket Council(ACC)Asia Cup is a men’s one-day international and twenty-twenty international cricket tournament. It is the only cricket continental championship. The teams playing in the Asia Cup are Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.
1. Mustafizur Rahman
Mustafizur Rahman is a left-arm fast-medium bowler. He played in one season of the Asia Cup 50-over format in 2018. Fizz played five games and took ten wickets with an average of 18.50 and an economy of 4.40. He has one four-wicket haul.
2. Mohammad Rafique
Mohammad Rafique is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. Rafique played from 1995 to 2004 in the Asia Cup and took eight wickets with an average of 37.37. His bowling economy was 4.53.
3. Abdur Razzak
Abdur Razzak is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler from Bangladesh. His international career started in 2004, and he played till 2018. Razzak played his last game in the Asia Cup in 2014. He has played 18 games and took 22 wickets with an average of 36.18 and an economy of 4.67.
4. Rubel Hossain
Rubel Hossain is a right-arm fast bowler who made his debut in 2009. Hossain played eight games in the Asia Cup from 2014 to 2018 and took eight wickets with an average of 35.50 and an economy of 4.81.
5. Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan is an allrounder and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler who made his debut for Bangladesh in 2006. He played in the Asia Cup from 2010 to 2018 and took 19 wickets in 13 games with an average of 32.73. His bowling economy was 4.87 with one four-wicket haul.
6. Mohammad Saiful Islam Khan
Mohammad Saiful Islam Khan is a right-arm medium pacer. His international career started in 1990, and he played till 1997. During this time, he played in six games in the Asia Cup 50 overs format and took six wickets with an average of 36.83 and an economy of 5.02 with one four-wicket haul.
7. Mohammad Mahmudullah
Mohammad Mahmudullah is a right arm offbreak allrounder. He played his first game in the Asia Cup in 2008 and has played 20 games. The bowler took ten wickets in 17 innings with an average of 51.60 and an economy of 5.10. Mahmudullah played his last game in the Asia Cup 50 overs format in 2018.
8. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is a right-arm fast-medium bowler. He played his first game in the Asia Cup for Bangladesh in 2008 and has played till 2018. Mortaza took 18 wickets in 19 games with an average of 48.22 and an economy of 5.69.
9. Shafiul Islam
Shafiul Islam is a right-arm fast-medium bowler who made his debut in 2010. He played six games from 2010 to 2014 in the Asia Cup 50 overs format and took six wickets with an average of 50.33 and an economy of 6.86
10. Kazi Shahadat Hossain
Kazi Shahadat Hossain is a right-arm medium-fast bowler who played for Bangladesh from 2005 to 2015. He played nine games in the Asis Cup from 2008 to 2012 and took ten wickets with an average of 48.00 and an economy of 6.87.