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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.  

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No Indian features in the list.
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5 lessons learnt by Bangladesh after the South Africa tour 
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5 reasons why Bangladesh struggle in overseas conditions 
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Bangladesh vs South Africa: 5 areas of improvement for the Tigers
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5 reasons why cricket can be excited about Mehidy Hasan
Mehidy represents the future of Bangladesh cricket.
Five areas where Bangladesh need improvement in Test
Five areas where Bangladesh need improvement in Test
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Have the Tigers finally learned to roar?
Have the Tigers finally learned to roar?
Long regarded the whipping boys of cricket, Bangladesh are now emerging as a potent opponent.
SK Elite: Shakib Al Hasan's all-round performance against Australia at Dhaka
SK Elite: Shakib Al Hasan's all-round performance against Australia at Dhaka
Shakib al Hasan produced a tremendous all-round performance on his 50th Test
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5 reasons Bangladesh is mighty at home
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