SHAKIB AL HASAN

  • 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...
  • World Cup 2015: Who are the men with best all-round skills January 30, 2015

    From Mohinder Amarnath's legendary performance in 1983 World Cup to Yuvraj Singh's brilliance in the 2011 edition, the importance of allrounders in one-day cricket and World Cups cannot be undermined. Most teams in the modern era give particular emphasis on having more players who can do well with both bat...
  • World Cup squads: Allrounder Soumya Sarkar makes the cut in Bangladesh's 15 January 4, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Sunday picked all-rounder Soumya Sarkar in their 15-member squad for the 2015 One-day International (ODI) cricket World Cup. Sarkar made his international debut against Zimbabwe in December last year and made 20 runs. It has been his only appearance for Bangladesh so far. Fast bowler Taskin Ahmed and left-arm...
  • Big Bash best way to prepare for World Cup: Shakib Al Hasan December 28, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladeshi allrounder Shakib Al Hasan has said playing in Australia's domestic Big Bash Twenty20 cricket tournament would enable him to prepare in the best possible way for the ICC World Cup to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand next year. Hasan, who will be playing for the Melbourne...
  • Shakib Al Hasan's NOC restriction lifted, can play for KKR December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan can now participate in IPL-8 for his side Kolkata Knight Riders after the BCB ended its restriction on the all-rounder to take part in overseas competitions. "He has no barrier to play abroad. We have lifted the embargo on his NOC. It was a unanimous...
  • Bangladesh lift ban on allrounder Shakib Al Hasan December 4, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh lifted the ban on allrounder Shakib Al Hasan playing in overseas events, paving the way for him to compete in Australia's Big Bash League in two weeks. Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan Papon made the announcement on Thursday, after consent from all board directors. "Shakib's embargo to play...
  • Bangladesh allow Shakib Al Hasan to play Big Bash December 2, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh cricket chief announced on Tuesday that they were lifting a suspension for bad behaviour on Shakib Al Hasan, allowing the star all-rounder to play in overseas leagues including Australia's Big Bash T20 tournament. "We have given Shakib the assurance that his embargo on playing overseas leagues will be lifted...
  • 5th ODI: Taijul, Mahmudullah help Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets December 1, 2014

    Dhaka: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam became the first bowler to claim a hat trick on his debut in limited-overs international cricket on Monday as Bangladesh completed a 5-0 series win against Zimbabwe. Bangladesh won the fifth match by five wickets. Islam's 4-11 helped Bangladesh dismiss Zimbabwe for 128 in 30 overs before...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 4th ODI November 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Abul Hasan, Jubair Hossain, Rubel Hossain Zimbabwe: Timycen Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan...
  • Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe in 3rd ODI, win series November 26, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh clinched the one-day international series against Zimbabwe with two games to spare after a comfortable 124-run win in the third match on Wednesday. It was Bangladesh's biggest win by margin against Zimbabwe, eclipsing a 121-run victory in 2013 at Bulawayo. Zimbabwe were bowled out for 173 in pursuit of Bangladesh's...
  • 1st ODI: Shakib hits ton as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs November 21, 2014

    Chittagong: Shakib Al Hasan became the 12th cricketer to smash a century and claim four wickets in a one-day international as Bangladesh comfortably beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs in the series opener on Friday. The allrounder picked up 4 for 41 to help Bangladesh bowl the visitors out for 194 after...