The start of the new season with a new team has gone exceedingly well so far for all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.
Sunrisers Hyderabad elected to bowl first in their opening match against Rajasthan Royals. The four foreign players in the starting XI are Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan Billy Stanlake.
Hyderabad have one of the strongest bowling line up on paper and they didn’t fail to prove it against the Royals while Shakib didn’t fail to prove his worth with the ball too.
Watch Shakib’s 1st wickets here-
Watch Shakib’s 2nd wickets here-
Shakib bowled four overs and conceded just 23 runs with an economy of 5.75 and also gave 9 dot balls. The all-rounder also picked up 2 wickets which includes the vital wicket of Sanju Samson who was just one short of scoring fifty. The other victim was Rahul Tripati.
Sunrisers Hyderabad restricted Royals to 125 runs. Shakib and Siddharth Kaul ended up the leading wicket takers as both picked up 2 wickets.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson (c), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Shakib Al Hasan, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Billy Stanlake, Siddarth Kaul
Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (c), D Arcy Short, Sanju Samson (wk), Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Jos Buttler, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Laughlin