For the second day running, cricket's world order was upset as Bangladesh carved a maiden Test win against Australia
Recent upturn in fortunes at home has given team immense self-belief, says Bangladesh allrounder
He may not be seen in the same light as the legendary quartet of allrounders from the 1980s, but Shakib's contributions towards raising Bangladesh's game and sustaining their progress is reason enough to consider him one of the greats
Beating Australia in Mirpur was historic, but was it really unexpected?
West Indies beating England. Bangladesh beating Australia. The cricket world celebrated two incredible Test results on Twitter
The Bangladesh allrounder emulates New Zealand great in scoring a half-century and taking a ten-for in the same Test more than once
Following their first-ever loss to Bangladesh in Test cricket, the Australia captain says it's vital for his team to make better use of their first batting innings in the next game
The Bangladesh opener is now on two demerit points, halfway to a suspension as per the ICC's disciplinary system
Nathan Lyon claimed six wickets to help bowl Bangladesh out for 221, before David Warner and Steven Smith added an unbeaten 81 runs for the third wicket in Australia's chase of 265
There have been many such disintegrations of the batting line-up since last September for Bangladesh, which have sometimes cost them a game
The fast bowler left the field with soreness in his left side early in the first session
Featherbeds in domestic cricket do not offer the chance for batsmen and bowlers to be ready for a rank turner in international cricket, says the senior Bangladesh batsman
Bangladesh pushed their lead to 88, with nine wickets in hand, after bowling Australia out for 217 on the second day in Mirpur
The emergence of Shakib Al Hasan, Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan as a potent trio of spinners, coupled with a move towards result-oriented pitches, has helped Bangladesh grow into a formidable side in home conditions
Up against Bangladesh's spin challenge, it was left to Australia's least-experienced trio of Ashton Agar, Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb to save face
Stats highlights from the second day's play between Bangladesh and Australia in Mirpur, where Shakib Al Hasan became the fourth bowler to take five-wicket hauls against nine different Test teams
The hosts made 260 after choosing to bat in Mirpur, and then rattled Australia just before stumps on the first day
If more trust is placed on the youth, the transition from dependency on the Shakibs and Tamims to the Mominuls, Soumyas and Sabbirs will be much smoother
While measuring up-and-coming Australian spinners against Shane Warne effectively sets them up for failure, Nathan Lyon has shown himself to be an example worth looking up to
They lost primarily because they hadn't played any competitive games ahead of the tour
Matt Renshaw's commitment to protecting his stumps is central to his batting approach and he is firm on adhering to it, despite his second-innings lbw dismissal in Dhaka
The outfield of the Shere Bangla National Stadium has been rated "poor" by ICC match referee Jeff Crowe who oversaw the first Test between Bangladesh and Australia last month
Australia's opening batsman talks of his century in Dhaka, and battling his troubles against spin in the subcontinent
Australia's first-ever defeat to Bangladesh has drawn a fevered response down under, one that may reveal more about the post-pay war climate than the actual merits or otherwise of the team's performance
Two years into the job, Steven Smith is already thinking of the 2021 Test tour of India, which he craves to lead in and win
Mushfiqur Rahim has said it will be hard to pick favourites ahead of the first Test in Mirpur, with Bangladesh's home advantage evened out by Australia's recent positive results in the subcontinent
They have endured away defeats to Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India, but they need to only look as far back as February for inspiration ahead of their first Test in Bangladesh since 2006
Australia enter the series without a warm-up game in Bangladesh and with a poor recent history in Asia. The hosts are quietly confident after their recent upturn in Tests
Cricketers to score a half century and take ten wickets in a match on more than one occasion. Shakib al Hasan (2 times) joins Richard Hadlee (3 times) to this unique feat.
Runs added by Steven Smith and David Warner - Highest fourth innings stand in Asia. There have been only four century stands for Aus in Asia in the 4th innings.
Centuries for David Warner away from home. He has 14 in Australia. Last time when Warner scored a century away was in 2014 against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi
Usman Khawaja's average in Asia from 9 innings. His highest score is 26. He averages 63.73 at home though.
Number of five-wicket hauls for Nathan Lyon in the second innings of a Test in Asia. He has five 5-wicket hauls in Asia out of the 10 he has taken in his career.
Instance of Australia chasing in excess of 200 to win a test in Asia.The only time they achieved it was against Bangladesh in 2006 at Fatullah.
Instances of Tamim Iqbal scoring a fifty in each innings of a Test. This is his 50th Test as well.
Wickets taken by Bangladesh Spinners out of the 48 wickets to fall to bowlers in the last three Tests played at home.
Number of bowlers to take a five wicket haul against all Test playing nations. Shakib joins Murali, Steyn and Herath to this feat
Instances where Peter Handscomb has crossed 15 runs from his 9 innings in Asia. In 7 of those knocks he has been dismissed between 15 and 35.
Single digit scores for Steven Smith in his last 23 innings. 3 of those times he has been dismissed for 8.
Number of spin bowlers from Australia to take more wickets than Nathan Lyon. Shane Warne leads the pack with 708 wickets while Lyon is on 249.
Last instance of Bangladesh losing three wickets for less than 10 runs to start a Test.. This was against New Zealand at Dhaka.
Losses for Australia from their last 13 Tests in Asia .They have 1 and drawn 1.
Last time Australia and Bangladesh played a Test series before this.Australia beat Bangladesh 2-0.