Superstar Bangladesh the versatile Shakib Al Hasan named his best one-day match of all time and won the Indian World Champion MS Dhoni to captain his team. Along with Dhoni, there are two more Indian cricketers – Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli – in the eleven.
Shakib Al Hasan has chosen former Pakistani opener Saeed Anwar to open with Tendulkar. The dynamic West Indian batsman Chris Gayle and India’s Virat Kohli can bat at number 3 and 4 respectively – a number below their usual position.
Probably the greatest versatile player ever, Jacques Kallis finds the number 5 spot in Shakib’s side, followed by Dhoni at 6. The versatile player placed himself at number 7 as the bridge between the batsmen and the bowlers.
The bowling section consists of four icons of the game – Muttiah Muralitharan from Sri Lanka, Wasim Akram in Pakistan and the Australian duo Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath; collectively these four have more than 1700 one-day wickets to their name.
OD XI of all times by Shakib Al Hasan:
Sachin Tendulkar, Saeed Anwar, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli, Jacques Kallis, MS Dhoni (captain & wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne, Wasim Akram, Glenn McGrath
Shakib Al Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman gave NOC through BCB to play in IPL 2021 UAE leg:
The Bangladeshi duo of Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman received the NOC from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to appear in the rest of the IPL 2021. IPL due to international matches.
However, as the ECB and BCB mutually decided to postpone England’s tour to Bangladesh, which was planned before the T20 World Cup, until March 2023, the team was given the green light to join their respective IPL franchises.
Shakib played in three games for Kolkata Knight Riders in the first half of the season, in which he managed to score 38 runs at less than a ball. Mustafizur, on the other hand, was an integral part of the Rajasthan Royals bowling attack and scored 8 wickets in 7 games against an economy of 8.29. The season resumes on September 19th.