Shakib Al Hasan may be away from cricket as he has been serving a two-year ban with one year of that suspended imposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) due to his failure to report corrupt approaches, but that did not take the gloss off from what he has achieved throughout his career.
Recently he has found a place in the Wisden's ODI team of the decade. Considered as the "Bible of Cricket' Wisden have announced the ODI team of the decade in its website on Saturday and Shakib found his place as an all-rounder as his performance was second to none in the last decade.
Wisden's team of the decade, however, consists of six batsmen, four pace bowlers and one all-rounder.
Shakib has played 131 ODIs in the last decade scoring 4276 runs and taking 177 wickets. He was one of the leading performers in this year's World Cup. India has three players in Wisden team of the decade while Australia and South Africa have two-players each.
Wisden ODI team of the decade: David Warner, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Jos Butler, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Shakib Al Hasan, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell Starc, Dale Steyn, Trent Boult.
A decade of performers
Rohit Sharma, (India) Match 159, Run 8816, Average 53.50
David Warner (Australia) Match 109, Run 4884, Average 47.88
Virat Kohli (India) Match 226, Run 11040, Average 60.65
AB de Villiers (South Africa) Match 135, Run 6485, Average 64.20
Jos Buttler (England) Match 112, Run 3873, Average 40.88
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (India) Match 196, Run 5640, Average 50.35
Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh) Match 131, Run 4276, Average 38.87, Wickets 177, Average 30.15
Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) Match 162, Wicket-248, Average 28.74
Mitchell Starc (Australia) Match 85, Wicket 172, Average 20.99
Trent Boult (New Zealand) Match 89, Wicket 164, Average 25.06
Dale Steyn (South Africa) Match-90, Wicket 145, Average 24.80