Ashraful burst onto the international cricket scene just a year after Bangladesh was controversially drafted into the game's elite Test club, and was seen as the country's biggest hope when he cracked a century against Sri Lanka at the debut. That century, against an attack led by the mercurial Muttiah Muralitharan in September 2001, made him an instant star at the age of 16 and earned him a rare record in Test cricket's nearly 150-year history.
Ashraful: Boy wonder's fall from grace
It has been a devastating fall from grace for Bangladesh's Mohammad Ashraful, known as international cricket's boy wonder and a national sporting hero. [CYCSPL]