12 Facts About Alok Kapali


Alok Kapali is an allrounder who bats in the middle to lower order and bowls leg spin.

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Alok Kapali is the youngest of six brothers and four sisters in his family.

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Alok Kapali's father worked at a Hindu temple in his hometown, Sylhet.

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Alok Kapali made his Test debut in 2002, against Sri Lanka at Colombo.

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Alok Kapali took 2 wickets, Michael Vandort and Upul Chandana as well as making 39 and 23 with the bat.

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Alok Kapali has the unfortunate distinction of playing for the losing side in all 17 of his Test matches for Bangladesh.

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Alok Kapali hit the fastest century by a Bangladeshi batsmen in a match against India during the 2008 Asia cup.

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Alok Kapali holds the Bangladeshi record 7th wicket partnership of 89 with Khaled Mashud, made against Kenya in 2006.

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In 2008, Alok Kapali was banned for 10-years for playing international cricket because he joined the unsanctioned Indian Cricket League and played for the Dhaka Warriors in the Indian Cricket League.

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Alok Kapali scored the first century in the two seasons of ICL, 100 in 60 balls, against Hyderabad Heroes.

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Alok Kapali finished as the second highest scorer of the league stage with 324 runs in 8 matches at an average of 54.

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However Alok Kapali announced he quit the ICL in June 2009 and was available for national selection by 31 December 2009.

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