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Shakib Al Hasan Biography & Latest News

Shakib Al Hasan Biography

Shakib Al Hasan is a Bangladeshi international cricketer. Also known as Shakibul Hasan, is an all-rounder, batting left-handed in the middle order and bowling slow left-arm orthodox. He has represented Bangladesh at under-19 level, 18 Youth One Day Internationals between 2005 and 2006. Shakib made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe in August 2006, and his Test debut the following May against India. Shakib took the best bowling figures by a Bangladesh player in Tests, 7 wickets for 36 runs, during a match against New Zealand in 2008. Shakib was appointed Bangladesh's vice-captain in June 2009. He was named The Wisden Cricketer's "Test Player of the Year" in November 2009. In July 2010, he stepped down from the ODI captaincy to concentrate on his personal performance. Domestically Shakib has represented Khulna Division since 2004, and in 2010 he spent several months playing for Worcestershire in England, becoming the first Bangladeshi player to represent an English county. For the 2011 Indian Premier League, Shakib was contracted by Kolkata Knight Riders. In the 2012 Bangladesh Premier League, he captained Khulna Royal Bengals. From January 2009 to April 2011 and again from March 2012, Shakib was ranked first amongst ODI all-rounders by the ICC. In December 2011, he became the world's top-ranked Test all-rounder.  

Shakib Al Hasan Latest News & Articles

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur content despite loss to England

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The Bangladeshi curators prepared a fantastic track which enriched Test cricket a lot and for the survival of it, such tracks are a must.

Mehedi Hasan names Ramesh Powar as his cricketing hero

Powar expressed his desire to meet the young sensation and said that he would like the youngster to be involved with the modern techniques.

Moeen Ali gets sixth reprieve of match in increasingly intriguing Bangladesh-England Test

Ali showed awareness of the rules, something that Jonny Bairstow had failed to do last year.

Moeen Ali rescued thrice in three overs

England are up against Bangladesh in the first Test match at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Bangladesh.

Why Bangladesh might struggle against England in the Test series

Bangladesh's ineffective bowling could be their downfall in the series against England.

England were smarter and more composed than Bangladesh in the third ODI

England clinched the ODI series against Bangladesh.

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja: The deadliest spin bowling duo in Test cricket

Here's taking a statistical look at the impact the spin bowling duo of Ashwin and Jadeja has had in Test cricket over the past 4 years.

England defeated by Mashrafe Mortaza's all-round heroics at Mirpur

Mortaza played a captain's innings with the bat and led his team to victory by picking up four wickets with the ball.

Bangladesh failed to handle the pressure against England in the first ODI

Bangladesh came agonisingly close to defeating England but lost out by just 21 runs in the first ODI.

SK play of the day: Bangladesh's collapse gifts England first ODI

Bangladesh lost six wickets in a span of 17 runs to gift England the win.

SK Player of the day: Jake Ball for his dream debut

Jake Ball had a dream debut as England defeated Bangladesh by 21 runs in the first ODI.
Coach told me to enjoy ODI debut: Bangladesh all-rounder Mosaddek

The tale of Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's brilliant captaincy in the first ODI against Afghanistan

Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan in the first ODI between the two sides in Mirpur.

Shakib Al Hasan becomes Bangladesh's highest ODI wicket taker as the Tigers defeat Afghanistan

Bangladesh prevailed in a thriller beating Afghanistan by seven runs in the first ODI at Mirpur
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