Shakib Al Hasan

Top-order debacle proving Siddons’ biggest challenge

Bangladesh’s batters had shown the approach needed in Tests in alien conditions during their win in Mount Maunganui in January this year and executed a plan as a unit against the Kiwis, who boast arguably the best pace attack in the world in their home conditions.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

A dream taken from Bangladesh to Portugal

While there are those who are tempted to abandon their dreams after a major hurdle, the story of Siraj Ullah Khadem illustrates the possibilities that can be found when an individual never stops chasing their dreams despite the cruel twists of fate.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Top-order debacle proving Siddons’ biggest challenge

Bangladesh’s batters had shown the approach needed in Tests in alien conditions during their win in Mount Maunganui in January this year and executed a plan as a unit against the Kiwis, who boast arguably the best pace attack in the world in their home conditions.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Shakib’s words give Shoriful more fire 

Left-arm pacer Shoriful Islam, who was initially left out of the West Indies Test series due to injury, was today included in the squad for the second Test at Antigua. The pacer departed for West Indies this evening said that he was mentally ready to get the surprise call up with the first Test having just ended yesterday at Antigua and said that skipper Shakib Al Hasan’s confidence in the pace attack will inspire the pacers even more before the second Test.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

I can’t be both coach and captain: Shakib

Bangladesh Test skipper Shakib Al Hasan said that all the batters in the side have technical problems and discussing such issues would be problematic for him in the sense that it would mean him becoming both coach and captain.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

‘Shakib has to find the balance between attack and defence’

Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo urged Shakib Al Hasan to find a balance between his attack and defense with the bat after talking to the reporters after the end of the third day’s play of their first Test against West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Sunday.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

‘The first hour is crucial’

Bangladesh are staring at the prospect of defeat inside three days after closing day two of the first Test on Friday at 50 for two in their second innings, needing 112 more runs to make the West Indies bat again.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

Shakib alludes to dropping batters for not performing

Bangladesh Test skipper Shakib Al Hasan said he had no explanation for the batting debacles after Bangladesh were bowled out for just 103 runs in 32.5 overs on day one of the first Test at Antigua against the West Indies.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

‘Completely different wicket' yet familiar outcome

Bangladesh Test skipper Shakib Al Hasan struck the 28th fifty of his career but the Tigers were bundled out for a miserable first innings total on day one of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua today.  

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Shakib predicts Antigua wicket to behave ‘completely different’ this time

Bangladesh Test captain said his troops are ‘ready for the challenge’ and Shakib Al Hasan also hoped for a bigger pool of players in near future in the pre-match press conference on Wednesday ahead of the Antigua Test, scheduled to get underway on Thursday from 8 pm [BST].

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Fizz motivated to play the two Tests, says Shakib

Shakib Al Hasan has backed fellow star teammate Mustafizur Rahman’s decision to prefer playing limited-over cricket in a pre-match press-conference today ahead of the Antigua Test, starting on Thursday [8:00 pm BST].