Shakib in the ESPNcricinfo's best Test XI of 2017
Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been included in the sports based website ESPNcricinfo's best Test XI of the year 2017.
Few days back, the number one all-rounder was also included in the best eleven of renewed British daily 'The Guardian'.
As per the judgment of the expert of the ESPNcricinfo, Shakib has been included in the squad as the best all-rounder. He did better in New Zealand and Sri Lanka. He also led his side to secure victory against Australia at home.
Shakib played seven Tests in 2017. He scored 665 runs with two centuries at the average of 47.50 runs. This year he played a magnificent innings of 217 runs against New Zealand which is highest score by any Bangladesh player. He also scored 116 runs during their 100th Test win where they beat Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka.
He also did better with the ball. With an economy of 3.28 runs he took 29 wickets in Test. He took five wickets each in both innings on the way to beat Australia in test in Dhaka.
ESPNcricinfo Test XI: David Warner, Dean Elgar, Steven Smith, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Quinton de Kock, Shakib Al Hasan, Nathan Lyon, Kagiso Rabada, Josh Hazlewood and James Anderson.