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  • Shakib achieves greatness

    Still just in its 19th year of Test cricket, it is understandable that the media and fans hail records that are Bangladesh-specific and once in a blue moon, records like Nayeem Hasan becoming the youngest cricketer in all of Test cricket to take five wickets on debut are rightly celebrated with gusto.

  • Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan celebrates a wicket during the first Test against West Indies

    Tigers win first Test by 64 runs

    Bangladesh have beaten West Indies for the first time ever on home soil to go 1-0 up in the Test series after winning the first Test at Chattogram's Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium by 64 runs.

  • Bangladesh Test and T20 skipper Shakib Al Hasan

    ‘Shakib goes for the ball all the time’

    Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan’s abilities with the bat and ball are well known and while those attributes overshadow his abilities on the field, his sharpness on the field cannot be looked down upon. Having injured his little finger on the left hand during this year’s tri-series final against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh’s Test and T20 captain has been suffering and pulled out of the Asia Cup mid-way through the tournament. Currently recuperating from injury, he has returned to training and Bangladesh’s fielding consultant Ryan Cook said that Shakib, despite still having issues with his finger, is showing great attitude while fielding.

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