Sakib says he too suffered in receiving BPL payment

Former Bangladesh skipper Sakib al Hasan admitted that he was among the local players who became victims of not getting fully paid from their Bangladesh Premier League franchises and had asked for a better paper work from the organisers this term.
Sakib led Khulna Royal Bengals in the inaugural edition of BPL as an icon player and

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Shakib’s no to BBL

Star Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has refused an offer to play for the Adelaide Strikers in Australia’s Big Bash League, said the Bangladesh fielding coach and Shakib’s mentor Mohammad Salahuddin while speaking to The Daily Star yesterday. The offer was made by the team’s coach Darren Berry, who sent Shakib a text message asking the left-hander if he would be

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‘Should be fit for BPL’

Ace Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has said that he expects to be fit in time for the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20, which begins on January 18. Shakib was earlier diagnosed with a shin injury after Bangladesh’s second Test match against the West Indies in November and had been advised to ‘stay away from sporting activities’ for six weeks

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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, the 12th of December. Umme’s

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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

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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, but Bangladesh still lost

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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

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‘Sharing experience is the key’

Bangladesh spin-bowling all-rounders Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad said that they were looking forward to sharing the experience of former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, who joined the Tigers training camp as a specialist spin bowling coach yesterday.
The former Pakistan off-spinner, who arrived on Tuesday, had his first session with

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Shakib out of SLPL

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) confirmed yesterday that all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will not take part in the Sri Lankan Premier League Twenty20 tournament (SLPL).
After reviewing the MRI report the national team physio Vibhav Singh and the BCB’s medical team advised the former Bangladesh skipper to take rest so that he can be available for national

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Shakib in the form of his life

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Shakib in the form of his life 
At the moment, it seems as though nothing can stop Shakib Al Hasan. With two ‘man-of-the-tournament’ awards in the Bangladesh Premier League and the Asia Cup, a vital contribution in the Indian Premier League and a possible signing with former English county champions Essex, Shakib, unlike the Magura Express, is on a rol l this

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Shakib home for a break

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan arrived in Dhaka yesterday from India to take advantage of the two-day break from the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
The former Tigers skipper has been suffering from mild fever but he was hopeful that he can fly to India as per schedule on May 11 to join his franchise — Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). According to the

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Sakib in, Knight Riders win

At last the Indian Premier League provided some delight for the Bangladeshi fans as Sakib al Hasan got his place in the playing eleven of Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday.
Millions of TV viewers from Bangladesh who had their eyes glued in the first two matches of KKR were disappointed as their premier star Sakib was overlooked

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Sakib, Tamim snubbed again

The world number one all-rounder Sakib al Hasan once again found himself out of the playing eleven of the Kolkata Knight Riders who lost by 22 runs to Rajasthan Royals on Sunday in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League.
Sakib’s compatriot Tamim Iqbal was also kept waiting for his IPL debut with the Pune Warriors

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Fury over Shakib exclusion

Kolkata lose again
After Kolkata Knight Riders lost their second consecutive Indian Premier League game, this time a 22-run defeat at the hands of Rajasthan Royals yesterday, the uproar about Shakib Al Hasan’s inclusion has intensified among many in the country.
Having won man-of-the-tournament awards in the preceding tournaments Bangladesh

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Shakib leaves with big aims

Shakib Al Hasan left the capital yesterday to play for Kolkata Knight Riders in the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which will be his second season in the money-spinning Twenty20 tournament.
The world’s No 1 all-rounder in Tests and ODIs, who recently picked up two consecutive man-of-the-tournament awards in the Bangladesh Premier League and the Asia Cup, hoped he would

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Shakib regains No 1 position

Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan has returned as the No 1 ranked all-rounder in the latest Reliance ICC ODI Championship table after his tremendous performance in the Asia Cup which concluded last Thursday.
He earned 27 ratings points for his player-of-the-tournament performance and regained the position from Australia all-rounder Shane Watson, who had leapfrogged the former Bangladesh captain after

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Shakib’s birthday celebrated

Hasina, Khaleda greet the allrounder
Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan celebrated his 26th birthday yesterday, two days after he was adjudged the best player of Asia Cup Cricket 2012.
He cut a cake at a dinner hosted by Bangladesh Cricket Board at a city hotel in the evening. All members of the national team, BCB directors, selectors and coaches, and journalists were

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