Shakib Al Hasan is a cricket player from Bangladesh. He is a left-handed batsman and bowls as a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He is one of the best cricket player that Bangladesh has ever produced, and is considered amongst the best all-rounders in the game currently.
Born on 24 March 1987 in Khulna, Bangladesh, Shakib developed the passion for the game at a very tender age. To pursue his passion he joined Bangladesh's top sports academy, known by the name Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan(BKSP) and in 2004 he begin playing for the country's domestic league at the age of seventeen. Before receiving a call for the national squad in 2006, he spent a two years time with BKSP while he was still playing at the under 19 level for Bangladesh in meantime.