Bangladeshi all-rounder and one of the world’s leading allrounder, Shakib Al Hasan has joined the elite list of bowlers with most five wicket hauls in the shortest format of the game. Shakib, who is currently playing in the ongoing edition of the Bangladesh Premier League, scalped his third five-wicket haul in T20 cricket recently.
Shakib’s today’s fifer now sees him at the joint number 2 position in the list of bowlers with most T20 five-wicket hauls. His three five-wicket hauls have come in 246 T20 matches.
The allrounder joined South African all-rounder David Wiese and Australian all-rounder James Faulkner in the list. Both Wiese and Faulkner also have 3 five wicket hauls in T20 cricket. While the table is topped by the Sri Lankan wizard pace bowler, Lasith Malinga, who has 4 five-wicket hauls to his name in the shortest format of the game.
Talking about Shakib’s most recent effort, he ran through the Rangpur Riders middle-order and the lower order to scalp five wickets in 3.5 overs. He bagged the wickets of Mohammad Mithun, Shahriar Nafees, Ziaur Rahman, Sohag Gazi, and Rubel Hossain to complete his magical number.