Shakib Al Hasan got a century in the last Test match    AFP ( File Photo)
Shakib Al Hasan got a century in the last Test match AFP ( File Photo)

Nov 13, 2014

Shakib Al Hasan reached his 17th half-century in Test cricket off 79 balls in the third Test match played against Zimbabwe on Thursday. Shakib came on to bat after the dismissal of Monimul Haque early in the first session on Thursday.He reached his half-century with a boundary off Hamilton Masakadza.

He smacked Tinashe Panyangara for two boundaries early in his innings and moved on confidently from there. Two more wickets fell by but Shakib stayed on the crease and kept adding runs for his team. Zimbabwe made a strong comeback in the match after Bangladesh scored 303 at the end of first day’s play. Hamilton Masakadza was the most successful bowler for Zimbabwe.