Shakib enters ‘400 wickets’ elite club
CRICDOT DESK : In the current edition of BPL, Shakib Al Hasan has set a new record with the wicket of Minister Dhaka Captain Mahmudullah Riyad. Fortune Barisal captain Shakib started the match with 399 wickets against Minister Dhaka at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Monday.
He did not get a wicket in the first three overs. Mahmudullah took four wickets in the fourth over. In the history of T20, four wickets have been taken before Shakib. They are Dwayne Bravo of West Indies, Imran Tahir of South Africa, Sunil Narine of West Indies and Rashid Khan of Afghanistan.
With this, Shakib entered a unique club of T20 cricket. And that club is credited with taking at least 400 wickets and 5,000 runs in recognized T20 cricket. Dwayne Bravo is the first name in this club. At present, Bravo has 554 wickets and 72 runs in 20 overs cricket.
At present, Shakib has 400 wickets and 5610 runs with the bat in this format. Besides, Shakib is at number five in the list of highest wicket takers in the recognized T20.