Shakib Al Hasan

  • Bangladesh name Shakib, Rubel in Asian Games squad September 18, 2014

    Bangladesh's 15member squad for the Asian Games has received a fillip with star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan and fast bowler Rubel Hossain brought in as replacements for offspinner Sohag Gazi and paceman AlAmin Hossain who have come under the ICC radar clamping down on bowlers with suspect action. The Games...
  • Shakib Al Hasan can't play for KKR in CLT20 despite ban reduction September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangladesh's star allrounder Shakib alHasan wouldn't be able to play in the upcoming Champions League T20 for the IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders even though the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reduced his ban. While Shakib is free to play competitive cricket from September 15, BCB's ban on NOCs...
  • Bangladesh lift ban on allrounder Shakib Al Hasan August 26, 2014

    Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan's sixmonth ban imposed last month for "misbehaviour" has been lifted, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Tuesday. "After Sept. 15, Shakib will be available for selection," BCB president Nazmul Hassan told reporters after a board meeting. However, the embargo on participating in overseas competitions will stand. Bangladesh's most...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli drop in Test rankings August 19, 2014

    Dubai: Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli's dismal performances in the recently concluded fivematch Test series against England saw them dropping down in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for Test batsmen, following their side's 13 series defeat. While Pujara dropped four places to 16th, Kohli slid a further five...
  • Bangladesh recall Imrul Kayes for ODIs on West Indies tour August 19, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Thursday recalled opening batsman Imrul Kayes in their 15man squad for the threematch oneday international series against the West Indies in the Caribbean next month. Kayes replaced allrounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is serving a sixmonth ban, imposed by the Bangladesh Cricket Board for what they said was...
  • Shakib Al Hasan apologises, appeals for reduced ban July 20, 2014

    Suspended allrounder Shakib Al Hasan apologised on Sunday and appealed to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to reduce the sixmonth ban slapped on him earlier this month for misbehaviour. Bangladesh's most prominent cricketer was punished for what the BCB called a "severe attitude problem" and the board also decided not to...
  • Bangladesh suspend Shakib Al Hasan for 'attitude problem' July 7, 2014

    Bangladesh cricket authorities on Monday suspended star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan for six months due to a "severe attitude problem," the cricket board chief said. "He has a severe attitude problem, which is unprecedented in the history of Bangladesh cricket. We think that his behavior is such that it's directly impacting...
  • 3rd ODI, Bangladesh vs India: India win series 20 after washout June 19, 2014

    India claimed a 20 series win over Bangladesh after the third oneday international was abandoned due to heavy rain on Thursday. India were 1199 in 34.2 overs before the third spell of rain forced umpires to call off the match. Cheteshwar Pujara was the top scorer for the side with 27 while...
  • 3rd ODI: India eye clean sweep against Bangladesh June 18, 2014

    After Stuart Binny's six for four took India to a 47run win over Bangladesh in the second ODI, the visitors will be eyeing a whitewash in the last match of the threematch series in Mirpur on Thursday. Bangladesh had a golden chance to level the series after India were bowled out...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs India, 2nd ODI June 17, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim may feel that sans players like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, it's almost India A touring Bangladesh; but the way the visitors chased a challenging 272 and eventually won the raincurtailed first ODI via...
  • 1st ODI: Golden chance for India youngsters, Bangladesh eye redemption June 15, 2014

    While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a lastminute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the threematch rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the fringe Indian players a chance to prove their mettle in the...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 1, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 27, 2014

    With the end of IPL7 league stages, the top four teams are now geared up for the crucial playoffs. The first match of the playoffs will be played between the most consistent team of this tournament and undoubtedly the most resilient side of this edition when George Baileyled...
  • Kolkata knock out Bangalore to enter IPL7 playoffs May 22, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders completed a stunning combeack in IPL7 as their sixth consecutive win on Thursday booked them a place the playoffs. KKR beat Royal Challengers Bangalore who bowed out of the tournament after suffering a 30run defeat their eighth of the season. Put in to bat by RCB skipper...
  • IPL 7: Uthappa, Shakib power Kolkata to 8wicket win over Chennai May 21, 2014

    Opener Robin Uthappa's 67 off 39 balls and Shakib Al Hasan's cameo of 21ball 46 helped KKR secure an eightwicket win over CSK at the Eden Gardens. With this win, Kolkata moved a step closer to the playoffs. It was a perfect homecoming for Kolkata, who were playing their first match...
  • IPL 7: Narine, Shakib can still bowl KKR to win, says Gautam Gambhir May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Back playing in familiar Indian surroundings, Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir is looking at the possibility of winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) a second time. He realises that it is not going to be easy for a team that won only three matches of the eight it...
  • IPL 7: Kolkata Knight Riders can pull off a miracle, says Shakib Al Hasan May 7, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Shakib Al Hasan hoped that the comfortable eightwicket win over the Delhi Daredevils on Wednesday would help them get their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign back on track. Skipper Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa's century stand at the Feroz Shah Kotla helped bring to an end a...
  • Bangladesh Cricket Board issues show-cause notice to Shakib Al Hasan April 5, 2014

    Mirpur: There seems to be no end to the troubles of Shakib Al Hasan. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has issued a showcause notice to country's premier all-rounder for making critical remarks about the national team during an interview with a local vernacular newspaper. Shakib has been given time till the...
  • World T20: Australia ease to consolation win over Bangladesh April 1, 2014

    Australia signed off their disappointing World Twenty20 campaign with a consolation victory over Bangladesh as opener Aaron Finch's brisk 71 secured a seven-wicket win over the hosts on Tuesday. Opting to bat first, Shakib Al Hasan (66) and captain Mushfiqur Rahim (47) shared a 112-run third-wicket stand to help Bangladesh to...
  • World T20: Pakistan stay alive in semis race by hammering Bangladesh March 30, 2014

    Mirpur: Talented opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a brilliant unbeaten hundred as Pakistan crushed hosts Bangladesh by 50 runs in a Group 2 league encounter of the ICC World T20 to keep their semi-final hopes alive on Sunday. The result also eliminated Australia from the tournament and Pakistan and West Indies will...
  • Tension in Bangladesh camp ahead of crucial India game March 27, 2014

    Mirpur: All is certainly not well in the Bangladesh camp ahead of their do-or-die encounter in the ICC World T20 against a formidable Indian side on Friday. It seems that Bangladesh number one player Shakib-al-Hasan and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim are not on the same page which is evident from the...
  • As it happened: World T20, West Indies vs Bangladesh March 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has won the toss and opted to field against West Indies Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as...
  • World T20: Wary West Indies face cautious Bangladesh March 24, 2014

    Mirpur: Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as they face an inconsistent Bangladesh in the second group league encounter of the ICC World T20 on Monday. While West Indies' campaign begun on a...
  • As it happened: World T20, Hong Kong vs Bangladesh March 20, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Hong Kong won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Farhad Reza, Al-Amin Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain Hong Kong: Waqas Barkat,...
  • World T20 Qualifiers: All-round Bangladesh thrash Nepal by 8 wickets March 18, 2014

    Chittagong: Hosts Bangladesh dished out a solid all-round display to register a convincing eight-wicket win over Nepal in a Group A qualifying match of the ICC World T20 here on Tuesday. Electing to bowl, the hosts restricted Nepal to 126 for 5, before chasing down the target with 27 balls to...