Shakib Al Hasan is a renowned Bangladeshi cricket player. Shakib Al Hasan was born on 24 March 1987 in Magura, located in Khulna and he started playing cricket right from his early age. Shakib established a left-handed batting style in the middle order joined with a slow left-arm typical bowling, both these batting and bowling skills helped a lot to him.
Shakib was chosen to play for Islampur and secured a wicket with his first ball, which was his first delivery through a proper cricket ball, having before usually played with a stuck tennis ball. Before entering into international cricket as a player of Bangladeshi team, Shakib had undergone six months training at Bangladesh Krira Shiksha Pratishthan, which is a government-run sports organization.
Shakib is considered as the supreme cricketer to have ever played for Bangladesh team, and he is one of the finest all-rounders in the world of cricket having peak rankings in all formats. In year 2015, Shakib turned out as the first and only cricketer in account to be positioned the No.1 all-rounder by ICC rankings in its Player Rankings in every three formats of the game (i.e. Twenty20, Test, and One Day Internationals).
Shakib also possesses many records in both domestic as well as international formats owing to his batting and bowling skills. Till 2016, Shakib has played more than 250 matches and made score of more than 8000 runs counting 9 centuries in tests, ODI’s, and T20 internationals, which is second most for a Bangladeshi cricketer. In year 2015, he attained his 200th ODI wicket and through this achievement, Shakib was positioned as the seventh member of the elite club with minimum 4,000 runs and 200 wickets.
Presently, Shakib is the foremost wicket taker for Bangladesh on ODI’s and his name is famous as one of the only three cricketers to score a century and secure 10 wickets in the same Test match being played.
Shakib Al Hasan got married to Umme Ahmed Shishir, who is actually a Bangladeshi American in year 2012 and the couple had their first daughter named Alayna Hasan Aubrey in year 2015.
Names of other Leagues in which Shakib Al Hassan contributed were county cricket, Big bash, and the Caribbean league.
Shakib continued his endeavour by appearing BKSP, which is the top sports academy in Bangladesh. Shakib Al Hasan was a student of BKSP, Bangladesh Krira Shiksha Pratishthan an syudied BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) at American International University-Bangladesh (briefly as AIUB).
Shakib Al Hasan Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Shakib Al Hasan is around $36.5 million US dollars in year 2017. Shakib owns a great net worth due to combined assets of his sponsorships, restaurant business, and of-course the cricket salary. Shakib contracted the agreement of $425,000, playing for team – Kolkata of Shahrukh Khan’s knight riders.
Shakib Al Hasan possesses many luxurious cars including Ford Fiesta, Honda City car and Nissan Qashqai.
Shakib owns a lavish mansion in his hometown.
After signing a contract in year 2009, Shakib collaborated up with Worcestershire County Cricket Club, with a purpose to play the second division of the County Championship, in year 2010.
Shakib was contracted for high worth of $365,000 and played for Dhaka Gladiators an also Karachi team signed him for $140,000 and he verified his worth by astonishing performance as all-rounder.
Till date, Shakib has been a brand ambassadors of famous brands like Castrol, Pepsi, Norton Antivirus, Lifebuoy, Boost, and Standard Chartered Bank.
Recently, Shakib Al Hasan mentioned Umesh’s spell on the third day of the Hyderabad Test was the finest he had played till date in his career.
Recently on 13 January 2017, Shakib recorded the maximum individual score of 217 by a Bangladeshi batsman in Test matches.
Shakib Al Hasan is among few players in the cricket history who acquired prominent position in every formats as an all-rounder. He is the significant player not just for his country, but also for different international leagues in which he has given his immense contributions. Shakib’s accomplishments on the pitch gained him many accolades, Wisden recognition, world and Asian XI call ups, and recognized him as a national icon. Undoubtedly,Shakib is presently one of the richest cricketer of Bangladeshi team and one of the most stinking rich overall in the world of cricket.