Mehrab Hossain Jr. has played in all three formats in the national team jersey of Bangladesh. He was once the opener of the Bangladesh team. He last played for Bangladesh in 2009. This time this cricketer is in the news for a different reason. Mehrab has registered his name with Canadian police.
On Friday (September 8), the issue of Mehrab Hossain Jr.’s joining as Canadian police came up in various arenas including social media. Such news of this Bangladeshi cricketer has become a viral topic in the net world.
A person named Takvir Shah wrote on social media, “Congratulations to Mehrab Hossain Jr. for officially becoming a police officer. You are a professional cricket player and a true champion representing Bangladesh at the highest level. Now you will serve the community of Canada!’
From now on, this cricketer will handle the law and order of Canada. Before that, he applied for a job in the Canadian Police. Recently he was officially appointed.
Mehrab made his debut in Bangladesh national team jersey against Zimbabwe in 2006. He last played against Zimbabwe in 2009. After that, even though he dreamed of playing in the red-green jersey, it did not happen. Frustrated, he moved to Canada. Mehrab is living there with his wife and three children.
Mehrab played 7 Tests, 18 ODIs and 2 T20 matches for Bangladesh. He has scored 243 runs in 7 Tests with the bat, where his innings of 83 runs against New Zealand is the career best. Scored 276 runs in 18 ODIs, with one fifty. And scored only 16 runs in 2 T20Is. He got 4 wickets in 7 Tests and 4 wickets in 18 ODIs with the ball.