Shakib Al Hasan is the Bangladeshi all-rounder who has been a premier spin bowling all-rounder for his side. Shakib was also the former captain of the Bangladeshi team and his services are regarded as high quality for his national side. Shakib is also in the T20 World Cup 2021 squad of Bangladesh and if the team wants to do well, then Shakib is the key man for Bangladesh in this T20 World 2021 tournament.
Shakib AL Hasan was born on 24th March 1987 at Magura in Khulna. At a very young age, Shakib was a good cricket player and he was also asked to play for different teams in the villages of Bangladesh. He had an impressive run in those matches which had left an umpire arranging a practice match at a club of Islampur Para, a team in the Magura Cricket league in Bangladesh. In those practice games, Shakib bowled aggressively and bowled fast. But he also experimented with his spin bowled which wasn’t effective.
Shakib used to play with the tapped tennis ball and when he got the chance to play with a proper cricket ball, the star all-rounder took a wicket with the first delivery. Later. Shakib played the ACC Under 17 in 2003. He took three wickets and gave away just 18 runs in his eight overs and Shakib also bowled two maiden overs in that match. At the age of 17 in 2004, Shakib made his first-class debut for Khula. He could not [pick up any wickets in the 1st innings.
But in the second innings, he took three wickets, and with the bat, he scored just 13 runs in the 1st innings and 16 runs in the second innings of his debut first-class match.
Shakib AL Hasan played the under 19 cricket in 2005. In his first match, Shakib scored 24 runs and hit three boundaries. He took two wickets with the ball in his ten overs and that also included two maiden overs. In the same year Bangladesh under 19 Tri-series against Sri Lanka and England. In the final of that tournament, Shakib score a century off just 86 deliveries and picked up three wickets which allowed Bangladesh to win that tri-series.
In February 2005, Shakib AL Hasan took his first wicket in first-class international cricket. In 2005 when Shakib was just 15 years old, he guided Bangladesh to win the first match of the tri-series. Shakib scored 82 runs and Bangladesh won that game by four wickets. Shakib has played various domestic and T20 leagues around the world. He has played the IPL, CPL, BPL, National Cricket League, County Championship, Friends Life T20, National Cricket League T20, Dhaka Premiere League, SLPL, BBL, Bangladesh T20 Cup, and Global T20 in Canada.
The International Cricket Career of Shakib AL Hasan
Shakib played his first International cricket game in the One Day International format. That game was against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club in 2006. In the same year of 2006 against the same opposition, Zimbabwe, Shakib AL Hasan played his first T20I match and one year later, Shakib made his debut in the Test matches. His first Test match was against India in 2007. In 2009, Shakib was the vice-captain of the Bangladeshi team for the tour of the West Indies. Bangladesh won their first overseas series win came in that tour to Windies and he was retained as the skipper of the Bangla Tigers team.
Shakib had a tremendous 2006 to 2008 years. He was termed as a very good cricketer and he was in the senior member’s squad of Bangladesh on the tour of Zimbabwe and he was also in the ODI squad of the 2007 ICC fifty over World Cup in West Indies. Bangladesh finished seventh in that tournament in the second stage. Bangladesh caused the greatest upset in the world cup history. They beat India quite handsomely in their first match. Shakib scored an impressive fifty in that match and he continued his good run in the next match which was against England. In that ICC event, Shakib scored 202 runs and picked up seven wickets from nine matches.
Biography of Shakib Al Hasan
|Full Name –||Shakib Al Hasan|
|Height and Weight –||Five feet and seven inches. Weight – 62 kg.|
|Current Age –||34 years old|
|Current Profession –||Cricketer – Spin bowling all-rounder. A left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spin bowler.|
|Domestic Teams –||Khulna Divisions, Khulna Royal Bengals, and Dhaka Dynamites.|
|International Team Debuts –||ODI – 6th August 2006 against New Zealand in Harare. T20I – 28th November 2006 against Zimbabwe in Khulna. Test – 18th May 2007 against India in Chittagong.|
|Mother’s Name –||Shirin Reza|
|Wife’s Name –||United Ahmed Shishir – A software engineer by profession. Marriage Date – December 2012.|
|Father’s Name –||KhondokerMasroor Reza|
|Qualification –||Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.|
|Hobbies –||Playing football, golf, and traveling.|
|Favorite Actor –||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite items in food –||Puri, Dosa, and Sorshellish|
|Favorite Film – Favorite opponent –||Titanic, Avtar and Piku. Indian Cricket Team.|
Controversies of Shakib AL Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan who is known as the number one all-rounder in the Bangladeshi cricket team was banned by the BCB – Bangladesh Cricket Board because the board felt that Shakib AL Hasan has a severe attitude problem. The BCB imposed a ban on the star all-rounder on 7th July 2014 when Shakib was playing the Caribbean Premier League in West Indies. Shakib had also had a rift with his coach ChandikaHathurusingha. According to the rumors, the coach asked Shakib AL Hasan to retire from the fifty overs cricket and the Test matches.
This controversy was on the field. The star batsman and the spin bowler had abused the on-field umpire Ranmore Martinez because he gave a wrong decision which was correct according to the on-field umpire. Later, Shakib had to pay twenty thousand rupees as a fine for violating the conduct and the rules/regulations of the Bangladesh cricket board.
The International Cricket Council had banned Shakib Al Hasan for one year. Shakib didn’t report the bookie approach to him twice. Hasan was approached by a bookie for the first time in 2017. But he chose to be silent and he got away without facing anything. But in 2019, Hasan was again approached by a bookie for corruption and this time he couldn’t stay away from the eyes of the ICC and he was banned from all the cricketing activities. When Bangladesh toured India in 2019, Shakib wasn’t part of the full-fleshed series between India and Bangladesh, which the hosts India won.
Achievements of Shakib AL Hasan
- Shakib AL Hasan is the number one ranked all-rounder for more than ten years.
- He is the first and only player who has been ranked one in all the three formats of the game. The ICC had ranked the greatest player of Bangladesh number one in Test, ODI, and T20I formats in 2015.
- Shakib is the first player from the Bangladesh team to pick up 200 wickets in the Test matches.
- In 2018, Shakib was the fastest to score six thousand runs and pick 250 wickets in the fifty-over format. He achieved those milestones in just 199 games of ODIs.
- In 2019, Shakib had scored a thousand runs and picked up 30 wickets, which is the most in the history of fifty over the world cup and Hasan is the first player to achieve this milestone.
- In the same edition of the ICC World Cup 2019, which was played in England, Shakib AL Hasan scored six hundred runs and picked up ten wickets in a single edition of the WC. He is the only player to achieve that feat.
Stats of Shakib AL Hasan’s career
|Test Matches||ODI Matches||T20I Matches||IPL Matches|
|Matches –58||Matches –215||Matches –88||Matches –71|
|Innings – 107||Innings – 203||Innings – 86||Innings – 52|
|Runs –3933||Runs –6600||Runs – 1763||Runs – 793|
|Highest Score –217 Runs||Highest score –134 Runs||Highest Score –84 Runs||Highest score –66 Runs|
|Average –39.33||Average –37.71||Average –22.9||Average –19.82|
|Strike Rate –61.66||Strike Rate –82.14||Strike Rate –121.5||Strike Rate –124.49|
|100s –5||100s – 9||100s – 0||100s –0|
|The 50s –25 200s – 1||The 50s – 49||The 50s – 9||The 50s – 2|
|Wickets –215.||Wickets –277||Wickets –106||Wickets –63|
Net Worth of Shakib AL Hasan
The celebrity cricket of that country is the highest-paid player. Shakib AL Hasan is the richest player from Bangladesh and all the fame and money have come to him only because of the bat and ball. According to the reports, the estimated net worth of the star all-rounder is said to be 260 crores in this year of 2021.
The BCB – Bangladesh Cricket Board pays Shakib a handsome salary and he also generates income from the stint of the T20 league which he plays around the globe. Shakib is also associated with many TV ad brands and they also pay Shakib a very high amount. He works with well-known brands like Norton Virus, Pepsi, Boost, Lifeboy, Standard Chattered Bank, and many more. The runners-up of the IPL 2021 season, KKR had paid Shakib 3.20 crore, and his salary in all is 4.5 million.
Social Media Accounts of Shakib Al Hasan
Instagram – 2.4 million followers – https://www.instagram.com/shaki_b75/?hl=en
Twitter – 2 Million followers – https://twitter.com/sah75official?lang=en
Facebook – 15 million followers – https://www.facebook.com/Shakib.Al.Hasan
For which teams did Shakib AL Hasan play before joining KKR?
In the Indian Premier League, Shakib AL Hasan has played for the orange army, Sunrisers Hyderabad before he joined the Purple army team of Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.
Has Shakib Played the BBL too?
Yes, Shakib AL Hasan has played the KFC Big Bash League in Australia. He is the first player from the country and team Bangladesh to play the BBL.
Will Shakib AL Hasan play the T20 World Cup 2021 in the United Arab Emirates?
According to the reports in the media and website, Shakib AL Hasan will be a part of the T20 World Cup 2021. Bangladesh will play against Scotland in the first match of the qualifying round one on Sunday 17th October 2021.