Saturday, December 9, 2023

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 ... 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

‘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

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 ... Read more

Shakib’s footie passion

In a recent interview to ESPNCricinfo, Shakib Al Hasan revealed his love for the beautiful game which he says he enjoys more than cricket. “I like football more than cricket, seriously. I am football-crazy. I would stay up late to follow soccer in Europe. Barcelona, always. If the team

Sakib shines in KKR win

Sakib al Hasan struck three important blows right when Kolkata Knight Riders needed and smashed 16 off 10 balls at a crucial time to steer them to a five-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. Sakib dismissed the Royals openers after their partnership had started to gather pace and

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more