Shakib Al Hasan Wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Khondaker Sakib Al-Hassan (Shakib Al Hasan); Bengali: খন্দকার সাকিব আল হাসান; born 24 March, 1987) is a Bangladeshi cricketer and current captain of the Bangladesh national cricket team in all formats. He is known for his aggressive left-handed batting style in the middle order and controlled slow left-arm orthodox bowling. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest All-rounders of all time.

Shakib Al Hasan made his test debut in 2007 against India. His breakthrough came in the Test against New Zealand in Chittagong in 2008 where he picked up 7 wickets for 36 runs, which at the time was the best figure by a Bangladeshi bowler and quickly established himself as one of the team’s leading performers. He has scored over 4,000 runs and taken more than 200 wickets in the format. He has also captained the team on their first-ever Test match win over England in 2016. In ODIs, Shakib has been more successful. He has scored over 6,000 runs and taken more than 270 wickets in the format, becoming the fastest and only player in history to achieve the double of 5,000 runs and 250 wickets in ODIs. In the 2012 Asia Cup, Shakib scored 237 runs, including three fifties, and took six wickets. Bangladesh progressed to the tournament’s final for the first time,but eventually lost to Pakistan by 2 runs. He is considered one of the most impactful players of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, where he broke record of maximum runs scored in the group stages of the world cup which was previously held by Sachin Tendulkar and finished as the third-highest run-scorer scoring 606 runs in total at the tournament.

In 2006, Shakib made his T-20 debut against Zimbabwe. He has played for various T20 tournaments around the world for many teams, including Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Jamaica Tallawahs and Dhaka Dominators, where he won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice with Kolkata Knight Riders in 2012 and 2014. He also won the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) title 3 times in 2012, 2013 and 2016 with Dhaka Dominators. He was named the player of the tournament in BPL four times in 2012, 2013, 2018 and 2022.[ He has won 41 man-of-the-match awards and the third highest man-of-the-series awards winner with 16 in all formats. He is currently the highest Player of the Match award winner in Bangladesh. Between 2009 and 2022, he captained the Bangladesh cricket team in 85 matches across all three formats.

Shakib Al Hasan is an integral asset to the Bangladesh cricket team and has been a consistent performer for his country over the years. He is the most controversial figure in Bangladesh, always making it to the top of the news headlines.[20] He was ranked the 90th most famous athlete in the world by ESPN in 2019. He was included in the ICC Men’s Team of the Year twice (2009, 2021). As of April 2023, Shakib holds the record for the most men’s T20 International wickets.

Shakib Al Hasan Wiki
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest– 18 May 2007 vs India in Chittagong
ODI– 6 August 2006 vs New Zealand in Harare
T20– 28 November 2006 vs Zimbabwe in Khulna
Coach/MentorMohammad Salahuddin
Jersey Number#75 (Bangladesh)
#75 (Kolkata Knight Ridres)
Domestic/State TeamsKhulna Division, Worcestershire, Kolkata Knight Riders, Khulna Royal Bengals, Dhaka Gladiators, Leicestershire, Barbados Tridents, Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades, Rangpur Riders, Karachi Kings, Jamaica Tallawahs, Dhaka Dynamites
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Bowling StyleSlow left-arm orthodox
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstIndia
Records/Achievements (main ones)• He holds the record for being ranked first as an all-rounder for 10 years.
• In 2015, he became the first and only cricketer in history to be ranked the ‘No.1 all-rounder’ by ICC in its Player Rankings in all three formats of the game (Test, Twenty20 and One Day Internationals)
• In 2018, he became the first Bangladeshi bowler to take 200 wickets in Tests.
• In June 2019, Shakib became the fastest player to score 6,000 runs and take 250 wickets in ODIs in just 199 matches.
• Shakib is the highest run scorer as well as the highest wicket taker for Bangladesh in the World Cup.
• He is also the only cricketer to score 1000 runs and to take 30 wickets in the World Cup.
• In the 2019 Cricket World Cup, Shakib became the first cricketer to score 600 runs and take 10 wickets in a single World Cup.
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 March 1987
Age (as in 2023)36 Years
BirthplaceMagura, Khulna, Bangladesh
Zodiac signAries
HometownMagura, Khulna, Bangladesh
SchoolBangladesh Krira Shiksha Pratisthan
UniversityAmerican International University-Bangladesh
Educational QualificationBachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
FamilyFather– Khondoker Masroor Reza
Mother– Shirin Reza
Brother– N/A
Sister– 1
HobbiesTravelling, Playing Golf and Football
Controversies• Shakib, On 7 July 2014, was banned from all the formats of cricket for next six months. Bangladesh Cricket Board described it as “severe attitude problem”. The controversy aroused when he left to play in Caribbean Premier League for Barbados Tridents without informing the board officials for the same and also without getting a No Objection Certificate. The ban was then reduced to three and a half months.
• He found himself trapped in another controversy after a dispute with coach Chandika Hathurusingha, which led to the rumors that he had been asked to retire from Test and One Day Cricket.
• Yet another controversy erupted after he abused the On-ground umpire Ranmore Martinesz for giving a wrong decision, which according to him was OUT. But was later found out that the Umpire’s decision was fine. He was then fined Taka 20,000 and suspended for one match for violating the Board’s rules and regulations.
• He was kept away from Bangladesh’s India tour in November 2019 on the call of ICC. Reportedly, ICC had banned him for not reporting a corrupt approach to the ICC. According to sources, in 2017, Shakib had received an offer from a bookie before an international match, which he did not report to the ICC’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU).
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorRiaz, Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite FilmsTitanic, Avatar, Piku
Favourite Food ItemsLuchi (Puri), Dosa, Sorshe Ilish
Favourite Holiday DestinationMaldives
Favourite Football ClubBarcelona
Favourite ColorGreen
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateDecember 2012
Affair/GirlfriendUmme Ahmed Shishir (Software Engineer, Model)
Wife/SpouseUmme Ahmed Shishir
ChildrenSon– None
Daughter– Alayna Hasan Aubrey

Personal life

Shakib obtained a BBA from American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) in March 2023.

He married Umme Ahmed Shishir, a Bangladeshi American on 12 December 2012. The couple met in 2010 while Shakib was playing county cricket for Worcestershire in England. They had their first daughter Alayna Aubrey Hasan on 8 November 2015, their second daughter Errum Hasan on 24 April 2020 and their first son Eyzah Al Hasa on 16 March 2021.

In August 2018, he became a green card holder which allows him to live and work in the US. 

Shakib is the chairman of Monarch Holdings and goodwill ambassador of UNICEF for Bangladesh, Huawei and Anti-Corruption Commission (Bangladesh). Shakib announced a new company named Burak Commodities Exchange Co in August 2021 to enter into the gold business.

Records and Achievements

See also: List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Shakib Al Hasan and List of bowlers who have taken five-wicket hauls in all three international formats

Captaincy record

Shakib’s record as captain
Last updated on: 2 December 2022

He was the standing captain in the first test against West Indies in 2009 when regular captain Mashrafe Mortaza left the field on the first day due to injury. Bangladesh went on to win the test match which was the first away test win for Bangladesh. He also captained the team for the second test as well, leading the team to win the match and consequently the series, which was also their first away test series win. He was named Player of the Series for his all-round performance.

He captained Bangladesh against West Indies in 2018–19 when Bangladesh defeated them 2–0, which was their second test series win against them. He was named Player of the Series for his all-round performances. During his stint as test captain, Bangladesh won only these 3 tests out of 14 matches.

Bangladesh played 50 ODI matches under his captaincy from 2009 to 2015 and won 23 matches. He was also the Bangladesh captain in 2011 Cricket World Cup and also captained 1 match in 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Bangladesh also played 34 T20I matches under his captaincy, winning 12 matches.

He captained Bangladesh against England in 2022–23, when Bangladesh defeated them 3–0, which was their first T20I series win against them.

International record

  • On 12 January 2015, Shakib became the first and only cricketer in history to be ranked the ‘No.1 all-rounder’ by ICC in its Player Rankings in all three formats of the game (Test, One Day International and T20 Internationals).
  • Only all-rounder to 7000 runs and 300 wickets double across all formats in a single country (Bangladesh).
  • Highest partnership record for any wicket for a Bangladeshi pair in ODIs, with Mahmadullah (224). (This is also the highest ever 5th wicket runs stand in the history of ICC Champions Trophy)
  • Fastest and one of the fifth all-rounder to 3000 runs and 200 wickets double in Tests (54 matches).
  • Fastest and one of the fifth all-rounder to 5000 runs and take 250 double in ODI (in 199 matches).
  • Fastest and one of the third all-rounder  to 4,000 runs and 300 wickets double in T20s (in 260 matches).
  • Only all-rounder to have 100 wickets and 1,000 runs double in men’s T20Is.
  • Fastest player to 3000 runs and 200 wicket double in Tests.
  • Fastest and one of fourth all-rounder to 6000 runs and 250 wickets double in ODIs (202 matches).
  • Fastest, youngest and the only seventh cricketer to 4,000 runs and 200 wickets double in ODIs (in 156 matches).
  • First spin bowler, and third player overall, to take more than 100 ODI wickets on a single ground (119 at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium).
  • Most wickets taken in Twenty20 cricket on a single ground (123 at Shere Bangla National StadiumMirpur).
  • In August 2021, he became the first cricketer to take 100 wickets and score 1,000 runs in men’s T20Is.
  • On 17 October 2021, in the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, against Scotland, taking his 108th dismissal, he became the leading wicket-taker in men’s T20Is, surpassing Lasith Malinga.
  • On 24 October 2021, He become the leading wicket taker in T20 World Cups taking his 40th dismissal, he surpassed Shahid Afridi.[484]
  • In December 2021, in the 2nd test against Pakistan, he becomes the quickest allrounder, in terms of matches (59) to achieve the double of 4,000 runs and 200 wickets in test cricket.
  • On 6 March 2023, during the 3rd ODI against England he became the first Bangladeshi player to take 300 wickets in ODI and also became the third all-rounder to achieve the double of 6000 runs and 300 wickets in ODI.[486]

National record

  • First Bangladeshi cricketer to score 4000 runs in ODIs.
  • First Bangladeshi bowler to take 500 international wickets.
  • First Bangladeshi bowler to take 200 wickets in Tests.
  • Most number of wickets taken in Test (215), ODI (277) and T20I (117) for Bangladesh as of 24 January 2022.
  • Most number of wickets taken combining all formats for Bangladesh (609 wickets) as of 24 January 2022.
  • Second Bangladeshi batsmen to score 10,000 international runs.
  • Second highest individual score (217) by a Bangladeshi batsman in Tests. Third-highest run-scorer for Bangladesh in all formats (12,070 runs) as of 18 July 2021.
  • On 18 March 2022, in the 1st ODI against South Africa, he scored his fiftieth half-centuries in ODIs, being only 2nd Bangladeshi batsman to do so after Tamim Iqbal.

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