Shahriar Nafees

Shahriar Nafees is a former Bangladeshi cricketer. He has played all formats of the game and was also a former T20I captain for Bangladesh. Nafees is a left-handed batsman who bowls left-arm off break. He played in the 2011 ODI World Cup for Bangladesh.

Let’s learn about Shahriar Nafees’s net worth, career earnings, salary, career overview, stats, wife, and more.

About Shahriar Nafees

Shahriar Nafees Ahmed was born on 1 May 1985, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A Bangladeshi professional cricketer, Nafees was a left-handed batsman.

He completed his secondary education at St Joseph Higher Secondary School in 2001 and his higher secondary education at Notre Dame College in 2003. Then, he got himself admitted into the University of Dhaka in 2003-04 for his bachelor’s degree.

International Career

Shahriar Nafees made his One Day International debut for Bangladesh on 21 June 2005, against England. 3 months later, on 12 September 2005, he made his Test debut, against Sri Lanka. Shahriar Nafees played his only T20I on 28 November 2006, in a match against Zimbabwe.

Nafees has been a pivotal batsman for the Bangladeshi side. He scored his maiden one-day hundred against Zimbabwe in August 2006. Nafees was the first Bangladeshi batsman to score a century in Champions Trophy history.

He was included in Bangladesh’s squad for the 2011 World Cup, Nafees played in two matches (scoring 42 runs) as the team exited the tournament in the group stage.

He was the first T20I captain for Bangladesh and also he’s the youngest T20I captain for Bangladesh at the age of 21 years and 211 days.

In February 2021, Nafees announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

T20 Franchise League Career

Shahriar Nafees was picked by the Barisal Burners as an ‘icon player’ in the Bangladesh Premier League. Despite his status, Nafees just played 5 matches, scoring 38 runs.

In the 2nd edition of BPL held in 2013, he joined Khulna Royal Bengals. He was selected as the captain of the team. He scored his maiden century in BPL 2. Before him, no other Bangladeshi player scored a century in the history of BPL.

Shahriar Nafees’s Net Worth in 2023

As of 2023, Shahriar Nafees’ estimated net worth is $1.5 million. The Bangladeshi left-handed batsman’s prime source of earnings is his cricket career.

Salary and Career Earnings

Shahriar Nafees earns an estimated BDT 20 lacs salary, as an “A Category” player. Alongside his cricket contract, Nafees earns a good amount from brand promotions and sponsorship deals. His exact career earnings are unknown.

Franchise League Fee

The Bangladeshi left-handed batsman has played in the Bangladesh Premier League. Shahriar Nafees’s franchise fee is around $40,000. His base price was $20,000 as a ‘B’ category player in the BPL.

Personal Details

Full Name Shahriar Nafees Ahmed
Born 1 May 1985
Birthplace Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Age 38
Shirt No. 42
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight Not Available
Role Top-order batsman
Batting  Left-handed
Bowling Left-arm off break
Net Worth $1.5 million
Relationship Status Married
Wife Ishita Tasmin
Instagram @shahriarnafees



Shahriar Nafees met Ishita Tasmin at the University of Dhaka. They got married in 2006.

Shahriar Nafees wife Ishita
Source: Instagram


Born on 1 May 1985, he is 38 years old.


He is 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) tall.


This info is not available.

Career Stats

[As of 4 September 2017]

Competition Test ODI
Matches 24 75
Runs scored 1,267 2,201
Batting Avg 26.39 31.44
100s/50s 1/7 4/13
Top Score 138 123*
Catches 19 13



What is Shahriar Nafees’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $1.5 million.

Where is he from?

Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Who is his wife?

His wife’s name is Ishita Tasmin.

What is his jersey no.?

He wore no.42 for Bangladesh.

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