BAN vs IRE: Shakib Al Hasan Achieves Historic Feat, Becomes 3rd Cricketer In The History Of ODIs To Complete 7000 Runs And 300 Wickets

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Shakib Al Hasan. PIc Credits: Twitter.

Bangladesh’s premier all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, has etched his name in the record books of One-Day Internationals (ODIs) once again. He has become only the third cricketer in the history of the format to score 7000 runs and take 300 wickets. This feat was achieved by Shakib during the first ODI against Ireland, held at Sylhet.

Prior to this monumental achievement, only two players, Sanath Jayasuriya and Shahid Afridi had accomplished this incredible feat in ODIs. With this latest accomplishment, Shakib has further cemented his position as one of the greatest all-rounders to have ever played the game.

Shakib Al Hasan has become the second-highest run-scorer for Bangladesh in ODI cricket, with 7000 runs under his belt. The only player to have scored more runs in the format for Bangladesh is Tamim Iqbal, who has amassed 8146 runs.

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Shakib Al Hasan Etches His Name In History Books

Shakib reached this historic milestone in the 20th over of Bangladesh’s innings against Ireland, by taking a single off Curtis Campher. This achievement is a testament to his unwavering dedication and commitment to the sport, as well as his exceptional skills and talent.

Shakib had recently reached the milestone of 300 wickets in ODIs during Bangladesh’s match against England. He achieved this landmark by taking a four-wicket haul in the third ODI held at Chattogram. With this feat, Shakib became only the third left-arm spinner in the history of ODI cricket to reach the milestone, joining the likes of Jayasuriya and Daniel Vettori.

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Apart from his incredible achievement in ODIs, Shakib Al Hasan has also set remarkable records in other formats of the game. In Test cricket, he holds the distinction of being the highest wicket-taker for Bangladesh, with a tally of 231 wickets to his name. Similarly, in T20Is, Shakib holds the record for the most number of wickets by a Bangladeshi bowler, with 128 wickets to his credit.

Furthermore, Shakib’s talent and skills are not just restricted to the international level. In T20 cricket, he has established himself as one of the best all-rounders in the world, with 443 wickets to his name. This makes him the fifth-highest wicket-taker in the history of the format.

Moreover, Shakib Al Hasan is part of an elite group of cricketers who have achieved the milestone of 6000 runs, 400 wickets, and 50 catches in T20s. This rare achievement has only been accomplished by two players in the world, with Dwayne Bravo being the other one to achieve this remarkable feat.

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