Shakib expands business out of cricket ground



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Shakib expands business out of cricket ground

Shakib expands business out of cricket ground

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Country's number one cricketer Shakib Al Hasan who is popularly known as 'poster boy of cricket' is increasing his business organization day by day in home and abroad. However, he is not so successful in business which he made in the cricket ground.

Shakib Al Hasan started his business career through restaurant business. Later, he invested in stock market, power station, cosmetics, travel agency, hotel, event management and crab farm in the country. The world’s best all-rounder has also invested in the United States and Saudi Arabia. He is now a big business-entrepreneur of the country. 

He is now a big business-entrepreneur of the country

According to the vernacular business daily Banik Barta report, Shakib Al Hasan has recently got approval of a stock brokerage house under Dhaka Stock Exchange named Monarch Holdings. He has been performing the duty of goodwill ambassador of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission since 2017.  Shakib is the chairman of Monarch Holdings. It's one of the director is Kazi Sadia Hasan, wife of Abul Khayer Hero, a big player of Bangladesh stock market and also an official of cooperatives directorate.

Shakib's NEL-RML-SNEPSCL energy consortium had proposed to Bangladesh Power Development Board few years ago to provide power for 15 years from dual-fuel based Shikalbaha 200MW power station. However, it is not accepted so far for incomplete application. 

Country's number one cricketer Shakib Al Hasan 

In 2015, Shakib inaugurated Shakib's Dine restaurant in the capital's Banani. Later he sold the restaurant. Besides, Shakib has two more restaurants in Mirpur and Dhanmondi named Shakib's 75.

Shakib’s crab farm sits on a 14-acre land in Datinakhali area under Burigoalini union of Shyamnagar upazila of Satkhira district under Shakib Agro Farm Limited which started its journey in 2016. The farm is closed as the farm incurred losses. There is no signboard of the company in the project area.

The all-rounder had opened a cosmetics shop named Cosmic Jovian at Jamuna Future Park because of his spouse Umme Ahmed Shisir's interest. However, the shop remained closed for long days.

In 2015, Shakib joined with Fiesta Event Management as its chairman. An allegation was brought against Fiesta Event Management on charge of human trafficking in Japan in the name of cultural shows.

In 2015, Shakib joined with Fiesta Event Management as its chairman

After 2018, Shakib visited Saudi Arabia several times and bought several residential hotels for business purposes targeting Bangladeshi pilgrims. He later in 2020, inaugurated Shah-75 Tours and Travel Management  travel agency which has been closed due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

The number one cricketer of the country has signed an agreement to buy 20,000 square feet of commercial space at White Sand Resort Cum Shopping Mall in Cox's Bazar in 2018.

Shakib has been playing franchise cricket leagues in many countries including Indian Premier League (IPL) since 2009. He earned a lot of money from these franchise leagues. He is also earning from many private commercial banks and organizations working as goodwill ambassador and product ambassador.

According to CricTracker.com, Shakib's net worth was US $ 3.5 crore in 2016 and according to Cloudnetworth his net worth was US $ 3.60 crore in 2019. On the other hand, Net Worth Idea amounted Shakib's net worth is around US $ 4 crore in 2021, which is equivalent to Tk 340 crore. 

However, Shakib is now expanding his business in the United States and other countries as he incurring losses in the domestic business organizations.

Contacted, Shakib Al Hasan declined to make any comment about the matter.

Bangladesh gets historical win in New Zealand



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Today is an unforgettable day for Bangladesh cricket. Dreamy one day. It was a dazzling morning with an incredible fairy tale mix. The Tigers made history by performing on fire. The red-green representatives won by a huge margin of 8 wickets on New Zealand soil. Bangladesh snatched the first victory in the country.

Muminul Haque has dominated the field battle for four days. The remnants of which remained on the fifth and last day of the first Test. The golden boys of the country fought with greater strength than before. The victory came as soon as the hosts were bowled out for 169 in the second innings.

Mushfiqur Rahim's bat touched the boundary of the field and the silence was broken. The guests reached the easy target of 40 runs given by the Kiwis by losing only two wickets. The wicket-keeper-batsman roared on the field. He threw his hand into the air. Mushfq hugged the captain. By that time, the festival and excitement had spread among all the cricketers of the country.

On the fourth day, Ebadat Hossain laid the foundation of the Tigers' victory with four wickets in devastating bowling. He took two more wickets today. His bowling figure is 6/46. Match best played a leading role in the team's victory in the incredible bowling of his career.

Brief score: New Zealand: 328 & 169

Bangladesh: 458 & 42-2

Result :Bangladesh won by 8 wickets.

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Bangladesh women win U -19 SAFF trophy



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Bangladesh women's national football team

Bangladesh women's national football team

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Bangladesh have beaten India 1-0 goal to lift the trophy of the SAFF U-19 Women's Championship 2021. 

Anai Mogini scored the only goal in the 79th minute in the final match at Bir Shrestha Shaheed Shipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in the capital on Wednesday. 

Earlier, the Bangladesh women became the champion of the SAFF U-18 Championship 2018, defeating Nepal.

The same tournament was held in the name of the U-19 Championship this year. 

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Bangladesh loses by eight wickets in Chattagram Test



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Pakistan needed 93 runs to win on the fifth and final day. The visitors reached the target by losing only two wickets. The Tigers started a new cycle of the World Test Championship losing by 8 wickets. Pakistan lost 2 wickets in the second innings and scored 203 runs.

Azhar Ali (24 *) and Babar Azam (13 *) did the rest while Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafiq laid the foundation for the victory. With this victory, the visitors went ahead 1-0 in the two-Test series.

Abid Ali was on his way to a century in batting. But the opener had to leave while he was 99 runs away from the century. Taizul Islam returned Abid for 91 runs.

Mehdi Hasan Miraj hit Pakistan's batting line-up on the fifth and final day of the Chattagram Test. Abdullah Shafiq's wicket deprived him of a century. The opener scored 83 runs before being adjudged LBW with the ball of Miraj.

Pakistan started the fifth and final day with 109 runs without losing a wicket in 33 overs. Abid had survived the previous day by 56 runs. And Abdullah Shafiq was accompanying him from unbeaten on 53 runs.

The Tigers were bowled out for 157 in 56.2 overs in the second innings. Bangladesh took a 201-run lead in the first Test against Pakistan with the bowling of Shaheen Shah Afridi, Sajid Khan and Hasan Ali.

Liton Das's century and Mushfiqur Rahim's fifty in the first innings made the capital of 330 runs. Pakistan were bowled out for 286 in 115.4 overs in the first innings of the first Test against Bangladesh at Taizul's Spin magic.

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Messi holds the record seventh Ballon d’Or



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The Copa America title has been presented to Argentina after 28 years. The former club brought the Copa Del Rey trophy to Barcelona. The football magician won a record seventh Ballon d'Or in a colorful football career.

PSG superstar Messi has overtaken Bayern Munich megastar Robert Lewandowski to win the Ballon d'Or this time.

Messi won two more Ballon d'Ors than Portuguese superstar Cristiana Rolando. CR Seven won five Ballon d'Ors.

Bayern Munich's Polish star Robert Lewandowski has snatched the Ballon d'Or Striker of the Year award for the first time.

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