Sunday, December 10, 2023

Riders land Sakib in chaotic BPL draft

Rangpur Raiders rode on their luck to land coveted Sakib al Hasan as the players’ draft for the third edition of the Bangladesh Premier League held at a city hotel on Thursday. Riders were lucky throughout the proceeding that was marred by chaos and confusion with the teams struggling to comprehend the complex rules set ... Read more

Sakib to miss NCL matches

All-rounder Sakib al Hasan is all set to miss next few rounds of National Cricket League as he is going for a leave to attend his pregnant wife in America, said Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Saturday. Sakib has been granted a leave till mid November but might have to return early if Zimbabwe agrees ... Read more

Sakib, Tamim open to join PSL

Bangladesh’s all-rounder Sakib al Hasan and opener Tamim Iqbal said on Monday that they will be available for the inaugural edition of Pakistan Super League Twenty20 cricket tournament provided there is no objection from Bangladesh Cricket Board. The Pakistan Cricket Board has planned to hold the league from February 4-25 in Qatar with around 25 foreign

We are on right track: Sakib

Ace all-rounder Sakib al Hasan said on Sunday that Bangladesh are on the right track as far as playing Test cricket is concerned despite them not coming close to their one-day international success in this format. The Tigers have shown tremendous progress in ODIs over the last few months moving to seventh in the ranking ... Read more

Sakib is the key, believes Mushfiq

Bangladesh’s ace-all-rounder Sakib al Hasan must come up with his best to help Tigers earn their maiden Test win against Pakistan, skipper Mushfiqur Rahim said on Tuesday. Tigers will take on Pakistan in the final match of the two-match Test series at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday. Bangladesh achieved their maiden Test draw against Pakistan in the

Sakib leaves for UK today

All-rounder Sakib al Hasan leaves today for England to participate in the Friends Life Twenty20 tournament for his county side Leicestershire, making him unavailable for the first few matches of the forthcoming Dhaka Premier League. Sakib will make a brief stay in the UK before flying

Sakib and Zimbabwe fined

Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan was fined 75 per cent of his match fee for showing serious dissent at an umpire’s decision during the second one-day international against Zimbabwe on Sunday. Sakib was found to have breached Article 2.2.1 of ICC code of conduct after the charge had been laid by the on-field umpires Owen ... Read more

Sakib bolsters Leicestershire

Leicestershire have added Sakib al Hasan, the Bangladesh all-rounder, to their roster for the Friends Life t20 tournament in a move which earmarks the tournament as their biggest priority of the season. A young Leicestershire squad is expected to struggle over a long Championship season in Division Two, but the county has T20 pedigree – ... Read more

Shakib slips on Shishir!

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has decided to begin a new innings in his life as he is all set to tie the knot this week. Sources close to Shakib have revealed that the cricketer would be marrying Umme Ahmed Shishir, a computers student based in Minnesota, America. The wedding date has been scheduled on Wednesday, ... Read more

Shakib leaves for CLT20 tomorrow

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be leaving tomorrow en route for South Africa to participate in the Champions League T20 which begins on October 13. The all-rounder will be playing for Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders, who are scheduled to face the Delhi Daredevils at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on

Sakib holds no grudge against team-mates

Former Bangladesh captain Sakib al Hasan said he has no grudge against his team-mates despite his yet another masterful innings went in vain as Bangladesh could not win the game. Sakib played one of the best innings in the history of ICC World Twenty20 against Pakistan on Tuesday when he hammered 84 off 54 balls, ... Read more

Shakib No 1 Test all-rounder again

Bangladesh all-rounder and former national captain Shakib Al Hasan has been ranked No. 1 all-rounder (Test cricket) in the Reliance ICC Test Championship All-Rounder Rankings. Shakib Al Hasan with a rating of 404 preceded his competitor and one of the greatest all-rounders of all time Jacques Kallis who previously topped the list and has