Shakib picks his 5 favorite international matches
Shakib Al Hasan is one of the best cricketer in Bangladesh ever produced. Not only this, he is one of the best all-rounders in all formats of the game. He is the one of the few cricketers with more than 5000 ODI runs and 200 wickets.
Many times his all-round performance sail Bangladesh to the victory. Sometimes he has been the one-man army of the team.
He is the match winner player for Bangladesh side. His contribution to the team is undoubtedly immense. Man of the match prize most the times goes in his collection, which proves his contribution to the team. Shakib recently revealed his 5 favorite international matches in an interview with DW Bangla.
“Winning against India in 2007 World Cup was very important. That was a memorable victory. Beating England in 2011 World Cup was a great achievement. Besides I personally think that winning against Sri Lanka in 2009 was important. At that match we were backward and finally we won. I still remember the match. Besides in this World Cup match against West Indies and South Africa Is favorite to me as I can remember now.”
Bangladesh beat India for the first time in 2007 World Cup. Shakib was a youngster in Bangladesh side. Shakib scored a half-century in that match and contributed to win. Winning against England in 2011 World Cup is important to Shakib, he was the skipper for Bangladesh side in that match. The victory of that match has a special corner, feels shakib.
Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in home ground in 2007. Bangladesh bounced back with a victory with 5 wickets. Mohammad Ashraful was the captain of Bangladesh side, Shakib scored an unbeaten 92 runs with just 62 balls.
In the latest World Cup, Bangladesh started the journey by beating Proteas in the first match. Shakib was selected man of the match. He scored 75 runs with the bat and picked-up a wicket with the ball.
Another match from World Cup is favorite to Shakib which was against West Indies. He scored a century in that match. He scored 124 off just 99 balls. With the ball he picked two important wickets.