Bangladesh cricket all-rounder Shakib Al Hassan has registered another impressive record to his name in the first test against West Indies in Chittagong on Saturday. Hassan surpassed England cricketer Ian Botham to become the quickest to 3000 runs and 200 wickets. Also Read - Former Bangladesh Spinner Mosharraf Hossain Tests Positive For COVID-19
Ian Botham had achieved the record in 55 tests, whereas Shakib Al Hassan achieved the same in 54 tests. Also Read - I Was a Far Better Athlete Than Richard Hadlee, Ian Botham And Imran Khan Put Together: Kapil Dev
With this incredible achievement, Hassan fostered his side to a 64-run victory against the Windies. Also Read - Nine Bangladesh Cricketers to Resume Individual Training From Sunday
Hassan shared two wickets along with compatriot Taijul Islam, as the played key roles in seeing-off a shaky Windies side.
The all-rounder dismissed Kraig Brathwaite to get his 200th wicket.
Fastest to 200 wickets and 3000 runs in Test cricket history –
54 – Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)
55 – Ian Botham (England)
58 – Chris Cairns (New Zealand)
69 – Andrew Flintoff (England)
73 – Kapil Dev (India)
West Indies will look for redemption when they take on the home side for the second test on 30th November at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.