Soumya Sarkar Biography, Net Worth & Life Story

Soumya Sarkar is a Bangladeshi international professional cricketer. He is the first Bangladeshi batsman who scored 200 runs in List A Cricket in Dhaka Premier Division 2022. Sarkar plays for the Rangpur Riders in the Bangladesh Premier League, Khulna Division in the National Cricket League. And Prime Bank Cricket Club in the Dhaka Premier Division.Soumya Sarkar is an international Bangladesh National team professional cricketer. Soumya has played the first test cricket of his life on 28 April 2015 against Pakistan team. His first ODI or One Day International cricket has played on 1 December 2014 against Zimbabwe.

Soumya Sarkar Personal life

Soumya Sarkar was born in Satkhira to a Bengali Hindu family. Soumya’s father’s name Kishori Mohan Sarkar and his mother’s name is Namita Rani Sarkar. His father is a cricket fan from his childhood. Pushpen Sarkar is his only elder brother. .On 27 February 2022, Sarkar married his long-time girlfriend Priyonti Debnath Puja. The marriage ceremony was held at Khulna Club. His wife, 21-year-old Puja, is the daughter of Gopal Debnath of Tutpara village in Khulna.


A Short Biograpgy About Soumya Sarkar

Full Name Soumya Sarkar
Profession Cricketer
Height in cm & m 178cm and 1.78m
Height in feet inches 5 feet 10 inches
Weight in kg (approx) 65 kg and 143 Ibs
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Date of birth February 25, 1993
age 28 years,
Birth Place Satkhira Bangladesh
Religion Hinduism
School or college life Satkhira Govt school
Nationality Bangladeshi
His house Satkhira Bangladesh
Salary 2, 00,000
BPL Dhaka Gladiators
Mother name Sabina Yasmin
Father name Kishori Mohan Sarkar
Brother name Pushpen Sarkar
Marital status Married

Soumya Sarkar Domestic career

He is a top-order batsman, who was a part of the 2010 and 2012 Under-19 World Cup teams. In the 2012 Under-19 World Cup, Sarkar came into the spotlight after ‘mankading’ Australia’s Jimmy Peirson. Soumya made his first-class debut for Khulna Division against Dhaka Division in the 2010–11 season.

In April 2022, in the final round of Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, Sarkar scored 208 not out batting for Abahani Limited against Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club. It was the highest individual total in List A cricket in Bangladesh,and the first double century in List A cricket by a Bangladeshi batsman.Sarkar’s innings also contained 16 sixes, also a record for a List A innings in Bangladesh. His record breaking innings propelled Abahani Limited to their 20th Dhaka Premier League title.


Soumya Sarkar Playing Domestic Teams

Years Team
2015–2018 South Zone
2012 Duronto Rajshahi
2013 Dhaka Gladiators
2015–2016 Rangpur Riders
2017 Chittagong Vikings
2018–present Kandahar Knights
2019 Rajshahi Kings
2021-2022 Cumilla Warriors
2020 Central Zone

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Soumya Sarkar International Career

Soumya made his One Day International debut for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe on 1 December 2014. Soumya’s first one-day international ton was against Pakistan at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.He represented Bangladesh in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Soumya Sarkar holds the record along with Mohammad Kaif and Umar Akmal for taking the most catches in a single World Cup match. Sarkar made his Twenty20 International debut for Bangladesh against Pakistan in April 2015. On 22 April 2015, Sarkar hit his maiden ODI hundred and added 145 with Tamim Iqbal. He made his Test debut against Pakistan in April 2015.

In February-March 2022, he did not feature in the Test and ODI series when Zimbabwe toured Bangladesh due to his marriage. But he was included in the two-match T20I series. In the first T20I he scored 62 off 32 balls, his highest individual score in T20I, helping Bangladesh to win the match by 48 runs.


Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 15 55 43 66
Runs scored 831 1,735 885 3,499
Batting average 31.21 35.36 20.86 29.65
100s/50s 1/4 2/11 0/2 3/20
Top score 149 127* 62* 149
Balls bowled 442 324 105 2,637
Wickets 4 10 6 35
Bowling average 84.00 34.00 45.16 45.36
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 2
Best bowling 2/68 3/56 1/18 5/34
Catches/stampings 21/– 33/– 23/– 55/–

Soumya Sarkar Net Worth

Soumya Sarkar Net Worth in 2022 (Approximately) is $5 Million US Dollar. Previous Year his Net Worth (2019) was $3 Million US Dollar. His Monthly Salary in also increased as A category player. According to an increase in his monthly salary, the Yearly Salary is also increased. Soumya Sarkar has various sources of Income. As a cricketer, as a model. He is using his personal motorbike and also has a car.

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