For a brief moment on Monday, Bangladesh had a left-arm leg-spinner playing for them in a Test, the name of the ‘Chinaman’ was Shakib Al Hasan.
Shakib Al Hasan gave the Bangladesh team a necessary balance it needs in the Test cricket, said spin-bowling coach Rangana Herath
Sri Lankan skipper skipper Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to bat first in the first Test against host Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Sunday
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Star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan would play the first Test against Sri Lanka.
“Anybody would want a fully fit Shakib in your best XI. It is very difficult to play if he is 50-60 per cent fit.”
The statistics show that the team, if anything, should be praying to have Shakib fit and available to play in Chattogram as his mere inclusion nearly doubles Bangladesh’s chances of winning.
Shakib Al Hasan has recovered from Covid-19, said the national team’s chief selector Minhajul Abedin.
“It’s our bad luck that we won’t have him. Whenever we need him, he becomes unavailable. Now we can only hope that he recovers quickly.”
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“How old is Mustafiz? How many years has he been playing? He is not Shakib, Tamim, Mashrafe (Bin Mortaza) or Mushfiqur (Rahim), who have given their service for Bangladesh cricket in all three ...
Shakib’s half-century is the third quickest in List-A matches in Bangladesh. Nazmul Hossain and New Zealand’s Jacob Oram jointly hold the second spot with a 19-ball fifty
Pacer Shoriful Islam, who is injured, could get included in the squad if he gets fit.
Ace allrounder Shakib Al Hasan made his first match in the Super League phase of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) successful one, at least with cherry, by claiming 2-19 in his seven overs
To prepare for the Sri Lanka Tests, Shakib will play four games in the Super League stage of the ongoing Dhaka Premier League (DPL).