Saturday, September 30, 2023

Shakib brings luck to Worcs

Shakib Al Hasan finished with seven wickets in Worcestershire’s crushing nine-wicket win over Hampshire in the County Championship yesterday. It was his first first-class game since June 18 last year. He helped the county to earn promotion to Division One last season and this time he’s played a hand in their move away from the ... Read more

Shakib’s bat finally talks

Shakib Al Hasan cracked a half-century after nine innings yesterday. The national captain hammered a quickfire 54 in Worcestershire’s first innings against Hampshire in the County Champion-ship match at the New Road ground. The last time the left-hander went past the 50-mark was against Australia back on April 9 in home

Shakib’s losing return

Yorkshire gained their first victory of the season in the Friends Life t20 North Group but it was a desperately close run thing as they overcame Worcestershire by just two runs at Headingley. The visitors however remained without a win in three games, but it was just the tonic they needed ahead of Friday night’s ... Read more

Actor Shakib Khan sued

Actor Shakib Khan sued A Dhaka court yesterday summoned film actor Shakib Khan Rana asking him to appear before it by May 19, hours after filing of a case for misappropriating Tk 40 lakh. Metropolitan Magistrate SKM Tofail Hassan passed the order after Monowar Ehtesham alias Shish Monowar, a film producer filed the case against ... Read more

Shakib misses treble narrowly

Shakib Al Hasan’s left-arm spin was again the star for Kolkata Knight Riders as his two wickets sunk Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League encounter at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata last night. After bowling three tight overs during Kolkata’s dominant display, Shakib got into the act with two late strikes to restrict the ... Read more

Sakib loses top all-rounder spot

Bangladesh captain Sakib al Hasan finally lost his number one place in the ICC rankings for one-day all-rounders after a string of poor performances in the World Cup and the one-day series against Australia. Australia’s Shane Watson displaced Sakib after Wednesday’s third and final one-dayer, ending his long reign of 115 weeks and four days ... Read more

Shakib’s fine debut

Shakib Al Hasan made a bright IPL debut when he took two wickets in Kolkata Knight Riders’ 9-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur yesterday. The Bangladesh captain, who was acquired by the Kolkata franchise for $425,000 during the auction in January, removed Amit Paunikar in his first over ... Read more

Tigers’ WC dream shattered

The Proteas proved far too strong for the Tigers who failed firstly to check South Africa’s run making and later to withstand their bowling attack, folding for only 78 and thus ending their Cricket World Cup dream at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday. South Africa secured its place at the top on the ... Read more

Aiming for the quarterfinals

Tigers face SA today Prior to today’s crunch Bangladesh-South Africa match, the question on everybody’s lips was what awaited the millions of cricket crazy fans in the country? Will it be heartbreak or will today usher in an era of hope? Shakib Al Hasan’s men can write a new chapter for Bangladesh cricket when they ... Read more

Shakib relaxed

The general populace might have plenty of questions regarding Bangladesh’s batting prior to their crucial Group B match against formidable South Africa today but Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was as satisfied as he could be with his team’s performance in the ICC Cricket World Cup and was upbeat ahead of the tough battle at ... Read more

We always believed in us: Sakib

Bangla-desh skipper Sakib al Hasan said he always believed that they would win the match against Ireland despite putting only 205 runs on board after batting first at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday. Bangladesh made the meagre score a winning total after a four-wicket blast by paceman

Shakib eyes quarterfinals

There is hardly any cricketer in this country equivalent of Shakib Al Hasan on the field and there is not a single man who can be as effervescent as he gets in front of the microphone. In the first official press conference of the World Cup at Hotel Sheraton yesterday, the Bangladesh captain was typically ... Read more

Shakib champions Think Wise

Bangladesh cricket captain and Think Wise Champion Shakib Al Hasan said it becomes his duty to inform the youth about the horrors of HIV and AIDs and to make others informed about the human rights the afflicted people are entitled to. “I have recently joined Think Wise Campaign as a part of my social responsibility. ... Read more

Shakib to return to New Road

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan will continue playing for English county side Worcestershire, it was announced yesterday. Shakib will join Worcestershire for a seven-week period during June and July this year, which will include the Friends Provident Twenty20 competition. The signing is subject to receiving a