[caption id="attachment_635429" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-635429" alt="&quot;We knew that we have this ability, and we needed that belief, and we can only get this belief by winning matches,&quot; the Guardian quoted Shakib |Al Hasan as saying Getty Images (File Photo)" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/sahgi6.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> "We knew that we have this ability, and we needed that belief, and we can only get this belief by winning matches," the Guardian quoted Shakib |Al Hasan as saying Getty Images (File Photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><strong>London:</strong> As <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Bangladesh" target="_blank">Bangladesh</a> prepare to upset <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/australia" target="_blank">Australia</a> in the two-Test series beginning Sunday, all-rounder <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Shakib-Al-Hasan" target="_blank">Shakib Al Hasan</a> believes that his team are very much "unbeatable" at home. Australia have not won a series in the subcontinent since 2011 and were clean-swept in two of the three Test series' since then. In the last series against India, the Steven Smith-led side had to face a 1-2 defeat in the four-Test series. Australia has won all four Tests they have played against Bangladesh, but the teams haven't met in the five-day format since 2006. Bangladesh have not played a single Test match against Australia since Ricky Ponting's side toured the country in 2006, six years after they were granted Test status. <b><b><b><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/australia-in-bangladesh-2017-200689/live-scores/bangladesh-vs-australia-1st-test-match-183845-summary.html" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/australia-in-bangladesh-2017-200689/live-scores/bangladesh-vs-australia-1st-test-match-183845-summary.html&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1503460623376000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFN0ooT7gbSPhD00jqe5KjCA2GeGw">FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Bangladesh vs Australia 2017, 1st Test at Dhaka</a></b></b></b> <p></p> <p></p>"We knew that we have this ability, and we needed that belief, and we can only get this belief by winning matches," the <em>Guardian</em> quoted Shakib as saying. "But there is no shortage of self-belief at this moment. Now we feel that we are very much unbeatable at home - doesn't matter who we are playing against. So this is the belief that makes a team a very good team, and a winning team," he added. It should be noted that Bangladesh have not played a single Test against Australia during Shakib's entire career, making this impending series all the more significant. <strong><a title="BAN appoint Joshi as spin consultant ahead of AUS series" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/bangladesh-appoint-sunil-joshi-as-spin-consultant-ahead-of-australia-series-635360">BAN appoint Joshi as spin consultant ahead of AUS series</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>"None of our team members in this squad played Tests against Australia, so it will be very exciting," said the left-arm all-rounder. Bangladesh, which had a notorious run of 71 defeats in 72 internationals from 1999 to 2004, have transformed into a team capable of surprising many and causing upsets. <strong><a title="BAN vs AUS, 1st Test: Taskin eager to contribute with crucial match spells" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/bangladesh-vs-australia-1st-test-taskin-ahmed-eager-to-contribute-with-crucial-spells-635320">BAN vs AUS, 1st Test: Taskin eager to contribute with crucial match spells</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>In the last one year, the Asian minnows have reached the Champions Trophy semi-finals, cementing their ODI ranking of seventh, and defeated England at home in a Test and Sri Lanka away - where their 1-1 series draw bodes ill for Australia, who lost 0-3 in Sri Lanka in 2016. The second Test will start in Chittagong on September 4 and the Austr alians depart Bangladesh on September 9.