- Shakib Al Hasan set a new T20I record, going past Lasith Malinga
- Shakib set the record while bowling against Scotland on Sunday
- This is Bangladesh’s opening match of the 2021 T20 World Cup
With his team winning the pitch and choosing to pitch first, Shakib took the lands of Richie Berrington and Michael Leask to break Lasith Malinga’s previous record of 107 wickets and become the biggest wicket catcher at the T20 internationals.
Shakib is also the only cricketer in international T20 matches to claim more than 100 wickets. While scoring more than a thousand runs with the bat.
Shakib currently has 1,763 batting runs in T20I for Bangladesh. With an average of 22.89 and a hit rate of 121.41. He scored ninety-fifty and his highest score was 84.
With the ball, Shakib selected his 108 fields with an average of 20.38 and an economy rate of 6.70. His best performance on the ball was 5/20. On Sunday, Shakib finished with an impressive 2/17 of his four overs.
Scotland, who appeared to be rebounding after losing first player Kyle Coetzer early on. Began to lose ground in rapid succession as the Bangladeshi bowlers increased the pressure.
After 19 overs, Scotland was 131 for the loss of seven wickets.
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