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Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal have attained career-best positions in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after their splendid performances in Dhaka help Bangladesh  pull off a 20-run win over Australia on Wednesday.

opener Tamim Iqbal’s two innings of 71 and 78 have lifted him six places to a career-best 14th position, while star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has moved up three slots to a career-best 14th position among bowlers after his match haul of 10 for 153 at Mirpur.

His fellow spinners Mehedi Hasan (up three places to 30th) and Taijul Islam (up four places to 32nd) have also moved up after finishing the match with five and four wickets, respectively.

Shakib has also consolidated his position at the top of the list of all-rounders with his highest aggregate of 489 points, having also scored 84 and five runs in his two innings.

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