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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

BPL 2016: Dhaka Dynamites take top spot, leave Barisal in shambles; Chittagong Vikings ride Gayle and Tamim blitz to humble Rangpur Riders

Dhaka Dynamites solidify their chances of a play-off berth while Rangpur Riders hang mid-table.

BPL 2016: Captain’s day out as Shakib and Sammy lead Dhaka Dynamites and Rajshahi Kings to victory

Dhaka Dynamites' Shakib Al Hasan, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene contributed to post a good score of 170.

BPL 2016: Samit Patel floors Dhaka Dynamites despite Dwayne Bravo's heroics

Mohammad Nabi and Shoaib Malik help Chittagong Vikings take down Comilla Victorians

BPL 2016: Tamim Iqbal's blitzkrieg innings in vain; Defending champions Comilla Victorians continue winless streak

A quick roundup of the latest matches in the Bangladesh Premier League.

Kagiso Rabada and Quinton de Kock vault into top 20 for the first time

A look at the latest ICC Test Rankings.

Kumar Dharmasena: The 'not out' umpire

As many as 13 of Dharmasena's decision were overturned by the third umpire in theTest series between Bangladesh and England

Bangladesh have buried the ghost of Chittagong in style

Bangladesh claimed their first ever Test victory against England in Mirpur.

5 Talking Points from Bangladesh's historic victory against England in the 2nd Test

Mehedi Hasan's stunning entry, Bangladesh shed minnows tag, ominous signs for England and much more

Bangladesh record historic Test win over England

Bangladesh vs England, 2nd Test: Stats: Bangladesh creates history

Bangladesh created history by beating England by 108 runs in the second Test

Bangladesh vs England 2nd Test preview: Live Streaming info, playing XI and match details

Hosts eager for another shot at history even as England ring in the changes.

5 instances when Bangladesh lost a Test from a position of strength

Bangladesh have often been guilty of throwing away matches when they are on top.

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur content despite loss to England

How the track at Chittagong made the Bangladesh and England battle enthralling

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.
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