Shakib Al Hasan is featuring the Orange Army this year, the Sunrisers Hyderabad picked the world number one all-rounder in January auction after being released by Kolkata Knight Riders where he had been for seven years.
Shakib Al Hasan when being asked about his feeling of playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad after prolong period of staying in Kolkata Knight Riders, he said, “I’m feeling great. I’ve almost spent a week here. It has been great so far. We played a match and won.”
“Playing for Kolkata Knight Riders for last seven years was a great experience. Winning two Indian Premier League titles was a massive experience for me. I’ll take than experience into my account and hopefully I’ll be able to put a good show on orange,” Shakib Al Hasan said.
For last several years, Shakib Al Hasan has been consistently in the top of the all-rounders’ ranking both in fifty over cricket and in T20Is.
He said, “I prefer playing Test cricket. Now the most important thing for me is that I’m full fit and hoping to continue to play in all three formats as many years as I can.”
Shakib highly rated the coaching staff of Sunrisers Hyderabad which is mostly comprised of Australians like Tom Moody, Simon Helmot.
“I knew them before while playing for Melbourne Renegades. Helmot is working with Bangladesh team now. They have been helping me out a lot, giving me all the confidence I need. Now it’s up to me to do well for the team,” he said.
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