One of the biggest names to have emerged from Bangladesh, Shakib is a genuine all-rounder. His aggressive left-handed batting style and controlled orthodox bowling approach makes him one of the fiercest players in the IPL. He has established himself as a cricketing great for his nation across all formats of the game making them a tough contender in the Asian subcontinent. His contribution has been immense across the three formats for his nation. In ODIs, he became the first to reach 2000 runs and 100 wickets and the first to score five hundred despite batting at No.5 mostly. He has taken more than 200 wickets in Tests and registered the highest individual score (217) by a Bangladeshi batsman in Tests.