Bangladeshi all-rounder became the second player to record the double of 4000 runs and 300 wickets in the format.
Shakib Al Hasan
DHAKA: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of the first Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka after he failed to recover from a finger injury, an official said Tuesday. The star all-rounder also missed the recent Test series against Sri Lanka after sustaining the injury during the one-day international tri-series final against the same opponents in January. Bangladesh, who lost the tri-series final and the Test series, initially included Shakib in their squad for the two T20 matches, the first of…
DHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as Test captain, removing Mushfiqur Rahim from the post ahead of the two-Test home series against Sri Lanka starting January. Shakib, who is already the national Twenty20 captain, takes over the Test side after a disastrous tour of South Africa in a move that the cricket board said would allow Mushfiqur to focus on his batting. "We have decided to change the Test captain. Shakib will be our new Test skipper from the upcoming series and Mahmudullah will…
DHAKA: Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan, the world's leading all-rounder, has requested a six-month break from Test cricket ahead of the upcoming tour of South Africa, the country's board said Monday. Bangladesh are likely to name their squad later Monday for the South Africa tour comprising two Tests, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 games, starting on September 28. "Shakib has handed a letter to the board, seeking a break from Test cricket," Bangladesh Cricket Board spokesman Jalal Yunus told AFP. "He…
DHAKA: Sabbir Rehman's half century helped Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs in their Asia Cup Twenty20 match at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla stadium on Sunday, ARY News reported.
DUBAI: Karachi Kings started their Pakistan Super League (PSL) campaign on a high as they defeated Lahore Qalandars by seven wickets in Dubai on Friday, ARY News reported.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became the third man to hit a hundred and take 10-wickets in the same match as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.