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Updated on July 5th 2022, 7:17:02 am

Top 5 Best Shakib Al Hasan Performances

Shakib Al Hasan has been in International cricket since 2006 and is still going strong and in these 16 years he has played all 3 formats of the game. Here we take a look at the top 5 best Shakib Al Hasan Performances.

We talked about a lot of all rounders previously but now we will talk about someone who has been the best all rounder in all 3 formats for the last so many years and he has done it year after year and against the best opponents in world cricket. We are late to the party but finally it’s time to celebrate the once in a generation all round cricketer called Shakib Al Hasan. We will talk about his records below.

Shakib Al Hasan has been in International cricket since 2006 and is still going strong and in these 16 years he has played all 3 formats of the game and done exceedingly well in all 3 of them. He has played 63 Test Matches till now and in those he has scored 4251 runs at an average of 39.00 with 5 test hundreds and 1 Double Hundred and he has also taken 225 wickets till now and at an average of 31.33 with 19 Five wicket hauls and 2 times he has taken 10 wickets in a test match. In ODIs he has played 221 ODIs till now and has made 6755 runs at an average of 37.74 with 9 ODI hundreds and while bowling he has taken 284 ODI Wickets till now at an average of 29.58 with 3 Five wicket hauls. In T20IS he has played 96 Matches for Bangladesh and he has made 1908 runs and taken 119 wickets in T20IS which is among the Top 3 of all time. We can do 2-3 lists for Shakib but let’s try to fit in his Top 5 best performances in this article.

217 vs New Zealand (2017)

This is the highest test score in the career of Shakib so it had to be included in this list regardless of the result of this match and it came in New Zealand as well. Bangladesh were batting first and Shakib came in at number 6 and started hitting the ball to all parts of the ground and he hit 31 fours in this innings and in just 276 balls made 217 at a strike rate of 78.62 and it remains the only test double hundred of his career.

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6/59 vs Zimbabwe (2014)

One of the best bowling performances in the career of Shakib Al Hasan came against Zimbabwe in 2014 where Bangladesh won the test match and he was the star.  In the first innings of that match he broke the back of the Zimbabwe team and took 6 wickets for just 59 runs and in almost 25 overs and as a result of his performance Bangladesh won the match by 3 wickets and he was the star like he usually is.

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5/68 and 5/85 vs Australia (2017)

This was one of the greatest bowling performances In the history of Bangladesh cricket because Shakib Al Hasan single handedly won this historic test match vs Australia for his nation by taking 10 wickets in this match. In the 2nd innings of this match he took 5 wickets for 68 runs in 25.4 overs and Australia could only make 217 runs and when it was the most pressure in the 4th innings Shakib took another 5 wicket haul and this time he bowled 28 overs and Bangladesh won this test match by 20 runs and he was the hero of the nation.

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124* vs West Indies (2019)

The 2019 was a dream for Shakib Al Hasan because he became the first player in history to hit more than 600 runs and take 10+ wickets in the same World Cup and he single handedly took Bangladesh to this record chase of 322 vs West Indies. Shakib came in at number 3 and from ball 1 attacked the West Indies Bowlers and he hit 26 fours in this magnificent innings and in just 99 balls at a strike rate of 125.25 made 124* and took Bangladesh home with more than 8 overs to spare which is outrageous.

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5/29 vs Afghanistan (2019)

The previous performance was a batting performance from the 2019 World Cup and this last and fifth on my list is a bowling performance from the same World Cup so you can imagine what a run he was in. Afghanistan were chasing 263 runs to win this match and Shakib Al Hasan took a 5 wicket haul and made Bangladesh win yet again and in 10 overs he gave away only 29 runs and was my man of the tournament. What an amazing champion he has been.

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