SHAKIB AL HASAN

  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Arafat Sunny, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed Pakistan: Azhar Ali (c), Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan,...
  • Bangladesh keen to seal Pakistan series in 2nd ODI 2 days ago

    Mirpur: After ending their 16-year long Pakistan hoodoo, Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan is aiming to seal the three-match series by beating their sub-continent rivals in the second one-day international on Sunday. Bangladesh coasted to a 79-run win in the first ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Friday. The...
  • Shakib Al Hasan hails clinical Bangladesh show on historic day 3 days ago

    After a high of maiden appearance at a World Cup quarter-final last month, Bangladesh broke another jinx - beating Pakistan in a one-day international after 16 years. Since 1999, Bangladesh had never beaten Pakistan in an ODI. But that changed on Friday in what stand-in skipper Shakib Al Hasan termed as...
  • IPL 8: Shakib's absence is a big blow to KKR, says Gambhir 3 days ago

    All the talk ahead of the Indian Premier League 2015 match between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday centred on two individuals - Glenn Maxwell and Sunil Narine. Both played starring roles for their teams last season - Narine's Kolkata...
  • I have become a better player since playing the IPL: Shakib Al Hasan 3 days ago

    Bangladesh had a more than satisfactory 2015 World Cup, knocking England out to make the quarterfinals, where they fought for a while before falling away in the face of the collective muscle of the Indians. Shakib Al Hasan, the biggest star Bangladesh cricket has ever had, had a decent World Cup...
  • 1st ODI: Spotlight on Saeed Ajmal as Pakistan face Bangladesh 5 days ago

    Saeed Ajmal returns to centre stage after almost eight months hoping to strike early form with a remodelled bowling action when Pakistan open their tour of Bangladesh on Friday. The prolific off-spinner became the most high-profile casualty of the International Cricket Council's crackdown on illegal actions when he was suspended from...
  • Unless we tour big teams, we won't be ready for the top level: Shakib Al Hasan April 11, 2015

    Bangladesh had a more than satisfactory 2015 World Cup, knocking England out to make the quarter-finals, where they fought for a while before falling away in the face of the collective muscle of the Indians. Shakib Al Hasan, the biggest star Bangladesh cricket has ever had, had a decent World Cup...
  • Shakib to captain Bangladesh in first ODI against Pakistan April 6, 2015

    Bangladesh's iconic allrounder Shakib Al Hasan will be doing captain's duty for his team in the first ODI against Pakistan on April 17 since regular skipper Mashrafe Mortaza is serving a one-match suspension. Mortaza was suspended for an ODI due to his team's slow over rate in the ICC World Cup...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine is important in our scheme of things, says Shakib Al Hasan April 5, 2015

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Shakib Al Hasan on Sunday said the BCCI's clean chit to Sunil Narine's bowling action was a big relief for the reigning champions ahead of IPL-8 cricket tournament. Mystery spinner Narine was cleared to play for Kolkata Knight Riders after the BCCI's review committee dealing with...
  • Bangladesh can beat Pakistan: Shakib Al Hasan April 5, 2015

    Shakib Al Hasan believes Bangladesh's new found confidence after the 2015 World Cup will make them favourites for the home series against Pakistan later this month. Bangladesh won three matches, including a famous triumph over England, to secure a berth in the knockout stages of a World Cup for the first...
  • Shakib Al Hasan confident of performing well against Pakistan April 3, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Friday exuded confidence about playing well against Pakistan at home later this year. Pakistan's tour of Bangladesh will begin with a three-match One Day Internationals (ODI) series on April 17, followed by a Twenty20 (April 24) and a two-match Test series beginning on April...
  • ICC World Cup: Three wins from glory, India face unpredictable Bangladesh March 18, 2015

    6-0 is past. For India, the count either restarts or they score a duck. All good work can get undone with just one defeat after six wins in a row; howsoever unlikely it may seem against Bangladesh, it's entirely possible. Such will be the presence of pressure in the middle...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Bangladesh's road to quarter-finals March 18, 2015

    When the game of cricket was introduced by England, Bangladesh didn't even exist on the World map. Who knew a team, with the tag of perennial minnows, will show the grit and confidence required to create history and enter the quarter-finals of a World Cup for. But they have done...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Against Bangladesh, put all your money on India March 18, 2015

    (Legendary Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) India should play like India - this is what I want to tell them ahead of their...
  • ICC World Cup: Turn MCG into a sea of Tricolour, Dhoni urges fans March 18, 2015

    India's World Cup winning captain MS Dhoni has called on Indian fans to fill the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday for the quarter-final clash against Bangladesh. "The crowds in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 have been outstanding and very supportive, and we look forward to similar encouragement when the...
  • World Cup: Given a choice India would have loved to play Bangladesh March 18, 2015

    They say fortune favours the brave, and I must say that fortune has favoured this Indian team in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 because they have played brave cricket. If India had been given a choice of which team they would like to have played in the quarterfinal, it would...
  • World Cup: We never looked back after our first win, says Shakib Al Hasan March 17, 2015

    We all want to play fearless cricket and that's what we have done so far. It was important for us to win the first game, and we never looked back from that, says Shakib. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Fearless Bangladesh have 'nothing to lose' against India March 17, 2015

    Bangladesh will have to play fearless cricket to reproduce their shock 2007 World Cup win over India and knock the defending champions out in their quarter-final, Shakib Al Hasan said Tuesday. The star all-rounder hit a pivotal 53 as the Bangladeshis ran down India's 191 to win by five wickets in...
  • Bangladesh up for India challenge in World Cup quarters: Shakib Al Hasan March 13, 2015

    Hamilton: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan insists they have nothing to fear when they tackle India for a place in the World Cup semi-finals after giving in-form New Zealand a huge scare on Friday. The Tigers went down fighting by three wickets at Seddon Park in their last Pool A match...
  • ICC World Cup: India will face Bangladesh in the quarter-finals March 13, 2015

    New Zealand's nervous three-wicket win over Bangladesh on Friday more or less confirmed that India will play Bangladesh in the ICC World Cup 2015 quarter-finals on March 19 in Melbourne. Bangladesh almost broke the unbeaten run of the co-hosts in their final Pool A match after they scored 288 runs, thanks...
  • World Cup: NZ finish unbeaten in Pool A with nervy Bangladesh win March 13, 2015

    Bangladesh did a lot of things right against one of the favourites to lift the 2015 World Cup trophy, negotiating the New Zealand pace attack well on the way to becoming the first team in the tournament to bat a full 50 overs against them. As a result, they put up...
  • Afghanistan top online searches among minnows in World Cup March 8, 2015

    Guwahati: War-torn Afghanistan, who made their debut in the ongoing World Cup, topped the chart of most online searches among the new and lesser experienced teams. According to a latest analysis of online trends by global giant Google, there is a growing interest and increase in search queries for the new...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, World Cup, Match 18, Pool A February 26, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: The Islanders, losing finalists in the last two editions, have had an uninspiring start to the 2015 event, with their batsmen struggling to cope with the conditions in New Zealand. Angelo Mathews's men were thrashed by the co-hosts...
  • Talisman Shakib Al Hasan raises bar for Bangladesh players February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: A Bangladesh cricketer leading any individual world ranking is an achievement in itself but Shakib Al Hasan has raised the bar considerably by topping the all-rounder's charts in all three formats. While a few might argue whether the 27-year-old is indeed currently the world's best all-rounder, there is not an...
  • Watch: Afghanistan's debut, Day 5 highlights, ICC World Cup February 19, 2015

    A World Cup debut for Afghanistan and top class all-round show by No. 1 ODI allrounder Shakib Al Hasan. Highlights from Day 5 of the ICC World Cup 2015. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Afghanistan capitulate to heavy defeat against Bangladesh February 18, 2015

    Canberra: When Bangladesh slumped to 119 for 4 in the 30th over, Afghanistan were in clover on their World Cup debut. But superb half-centuries from two former captains, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan, led Bangladesh to 267 all out, a total that proved far beyond the ambit of the...
  • World Cup 2015: Shakib Al Hasan becomes first Bangladeshi to score 4,000 ODI runs February 18, 2015

    Canberra: Shakib Al Hasan, on Wednesday, became the first Bangladesh batsman to score 4,000 runs in one-day internationals (ODIs). The left-handed batsman reached the milestone in their World Cup opener against Afghanistan at the Manuka Oval, reports bdnews24.com. The top allrounder is closely followed by opener Tamim Iqbal who has accumulated 3,990...
  • As it happened: Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, World Cup, Pool A February 18, 2015

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mohammad Nabi has come a long way from the refugee camps of central Asia where he, along with other children displaced by war, whiled away the hours playing cricket. The 30-year-old captain of Afghanistan's national cricket team knows he will carry the...
  • Bangladesh expect big things from top-rated Shakib Al Hasan at World Cup February 16, 2015

    Shakib Al Hasan is cricket's top-ranked all-rounder and coach Chandika Hathurusingha expects him to play a leading role in Bangladesh's quest for another big scalp at the World Cup. While Bangladesh's deeds have been modest at Test level, the Tigers have beaten Australia by five wickets in an ODI at Cardiff...
  • Shakib Al Hasan tops ICC rankings for allrounders February 2, 2015

    Dubai: Ace Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has been ranked as the best all-rounder in One-Day cricket, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings released on Monday. The southpaw regained the top slot in One-Day Internationals (ODI) to head the list in all the three formats, reports bdnews24.com. He had...