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Bangladesh’s Shakib al Hasan becomes 6th highest run-scorer in WC history

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 13 (ANI): Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan moved over legends like Sanath Jayasuriya, Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle to grow to be the sixth main run-scorer in ICC Cricket World Cup historical past.

The veteran all-rounder achieved the milestone throughout NZ’s match in opposition to Bangladesh at Chennai.

Within the match, Shakib saved Bangladesh from a low rating and put up an essential partnership with Mushfiqur Rahim when Bangladesh was struggling. He scored 40 in 51 balls, consisting of three fours and two sixes.

Now in 32 WC matches, Shakib has scored 1,201 runs at a mean of 42.89, with two centuries and 10 fifties. His greatest rating is 124.

He has moved above stars like Jayasuriya (1,165 runs), Virat Kohli (1,170 runs) and Gayle (1,186 runs).

The best run-scorer in WC historical past is India’s Sachin Tendulkar, who has 2,278 runs in 45 matches at a mean of 56.95 with six tons and 15 fifties.

He’s adopted by Ricky Ponting (1,743 runs), Kumar Sangakkara (1,532 runs), Brian Lara (1,225 runs), AB de Villiers (1,207 runs) after which Hasan.

Coming to the match, Bangladesh made 245/9 after being put to bat first by NZ.

After being down 56/4, knocks from Mushfiqur Rahim (66 in 75 balls, with six fours and two sixes), skipper Shakib al Hasan (40 in 51 balls with three fours and two sixes) and Mahmadullah (41 in 49 balls with two fours and two sixes) guided Bangladesh to a good whole.

Lockie Ferguson (3/49) was the decide of the bowlers for NZ. Trent Boult and Matt Henry took two wickets whereas Mitchell Santner and Glenn Phillips acquired one every.

NZ want 246 to register a 3rd successive win within the match. (ANI)

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