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Shakib hails elevation in Test ranking


Bangladesh Test and T20I skipper Shakib Al Hasan, on his quick go back to Dhaka, remarked that a greater place in the ICC Test ranking is the largest fulfillment for nation’s cricket to this point. The ace all-rounder even marked the elevation as extra rewarding than the closing a number of yr’s good fortune in restricted over cricket.

He mentioned, “I think reaching the eighth spot can certainly be considered as our biggest achievement so far. I think it certainly carries more weight than reaching sixth or seventh place in ODIs because we were not good at playing Test cricket, let alone performing well consistently,” he mentioned.

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Shakib returned to Dhaka for 3 days to fulfill along with his new borne niece from his simplest sister.

He additional mentioned, “Our going upwards in the ranking only suggests that we are learning to perform consistently. Doing well consistently in Tests is quite a hard job. Our struggle and hardships are indicated by the time frame that we needed to reach eighth place in the ICC Test ranking. It is a huge accomplishment for us as we have eventually started to move forward in the longer format.”

Bangladesh is now ranked at quantity 8, pushing West Indies again, in the most recent changed Test ranking of International Cricket Council. Since gaining the Test standing again in 2000, it’s the nation’s biggest uplifting in the elite enviornment of the sport. Bangladesh have 75 ranking issues beside their title at this time.

“I think there is big change in our mentality regarding playing Test cricket and this change has clearly reflected in players as well as others concerned who are involved to take the game forward,” he mentioned.

“We are carrying a completely different outlook when it comes of playing Test cricket and if we can perform well in Tests, then certainly it will be welcomed with wide arms by our fans and followers that will eventually help to develop our growth as Test nation,” he added.

Gripping main Test aspects like England, Australia and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh’s total adventure in Test cricket in the new previous outnumbered the good fortune of West Indies who’s now languishing in the back of Bangladesh.

Shakib Al Hasan is showing for the Sunrisers Hyderabad for the primary time in the Indian Premier League after terminating six years of engagement with Kolkata Knight Riders.

Sunrisers are in a top of efficiency; halfway throughout the league, amongst 8 franchises groups, SRH at the moment are main the purpose desk with 12 issues in eight fits. They also are forward in the neat run charge.


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