Shakib Al Hasan (born 24 March 1987) is a Bangladeshi international cricket player, former Test, ODI captain and current Twenty20 International captain, appointed in April 2017. He is well-known for his aggressive batting, controlled bowling & athletic fielding.
Considered as the greatest cricketer to have ever played for Bangladesh, Shakib is acknowledged as the best all-rounders in the world with highest rankings in all formats. In 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, Twenty20 and One Day Internationals). On 13 January 2017, he registered the highest individual score (217) by a Bangladeshi batsman in Tests. His extraordinary cricket commitments made him a national hero in Bangladesh & a big ambassador of cricket worldwide.