IPL 2018: Shakib Al Hasan picks 300 wickets in T20Is
IPL 2018: Shakib Al Hasan picks 300 wickets in T20Is

On Tuesday, it was another upset for Mumbai Indians as they were defeated by Orange army. The defending champion is on the bottom of the point table after six match, while Sunrisers Hyderabad with four win out of six game. Sunrisers Hyderabad all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladesh player and fourth overall to claim 300 wicket in the shortest format of the game. The only others to take 300 wickets are CSK all-rounder Dwayne Bravo (414), Lasith Malinga (348), Sunil Narine (324) and Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi (300). Shakib’s 300th wicket came for Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), against Mumbai Indians (MI) at Wankhede in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. His 300th victim was Rohit Sharma. Overall, Shakib has 300 T20 wickets from 259 matches. Shakib picks 75 wickets for Bangladesh in his 63 T20Is games.

Bangladesh all-rounder batsmen, Shakib had played Indian Premier League with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) before Sunriser Hyderabad purchased him in the IPL 2018 auctions. Playing for KKR, Shakib had 43 wickets at an average of 24.56. He first played in the IPL in 2011 with KKR. His best season with KKR was in 2014, where he picked 11 wickets and scored 227 runs as well. Apart from Bangladesh, KKR and SRH, Shakib has featured for teams like Adelaide Strikers, Barbados Tridents, Dhaka Gladiators, Jamaica Tallawahs, Karachi Kings, Khulna Division, Peshawar Zalmi and Worcestershire. He also had 4,019 T20 runs before today, the second-most for a Bangladeshi, after Tamim Iqbal.

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