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Shakib in vicinity of rare feat

The fresh new year has started afresh in Bangladesh cricket, rampaging opponents in every department of the game in the tri-nation series so far. Ruthless they are at home for last couple of years, the Tigers rostered each of three wins with bonus points. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ক্যালিস, আফ্রিদীকে ধরতে সাকিবের দরকার ৪ উইকেট] 

Shakib in vicinity of rare feat

Two premier performers of the team Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal bolstered team’s performance in every occasion; the first two man of the matches went to Shakib Al Hasan and the rest was taken by Tamim Iqbal.

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In the second match of the series, Shakib touched the milestone of scoring 10 thousand international runs; he is now in the brink of attaining a rare record of scoring 10 thousand runs and claiming 500 wickets.

Playing 295 matches across formats, Shakib’s run tally stand 10,051 and the number of wickets is 496.

One of the greatest all-rounders of South Africa Jack Kallis and Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi are the two to achieve the feat earlier.

But Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will categorically exceed both of them in term of agility. Kallis needed 420 matches to touch the milestone while Afridi played 477 matches all together.

On his retirement, Jacques Henry Kallis possess 25,529 runs and 577 wickets. Meanwhile Shahid Khan Afridi have had 11,185 runs and 540 wickets.

Playing 96 innings of 51 Test matches, Shakib scored 3594 runs with an average of 40.38. Besides scoring 5 centuries, Shakib hammered 22 half centuries. With the ball in hand, Shakib captured 188 wickets.

In one day international cricket, Shakib scored 5235 runs and took 235 wickets. The world number one all-rounder also claimed 73 wickets in the shortest version of the game.

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