Shakib joins 4,000 club
18 February 2015, Nirapad News: Shakib Al Hasan has become the first Bangladeshi batsman to score 4,000 runs in one-day international (ODI) crickets.
The left-handed batsman reached the milestone in their World Cup opener against Afghanistan at the Manuka Oval in Canberra on Wednesday.
The ace allrounder is closely followed by opener Tamim Iqbal who has accumulated 3,990 runs in 136 ODIs. Bangladesh were struggling when Shakib, playing his 142nd ODI, came in at five needing 23 more runs to reach 4,000-run mark.
He clipped Aftab Alam towards the leg side in his 26th delivery to sign up for the 4,000 club with a boundary.