Shakib Al Hasan got the attention again on Monday, as Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan 62 runs in an ICC World Cup game at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Shakib played with both the bat and the ball to place Bangladesh in a victorious situation.
Shakib became the first Bengali batsman to score 1000 points in a world cup when he scored 51 of 69 against Afghanistan. With his score on Monday, he also overtook David Warner as the tournament's top scorer, after scoring 476 runs compared to Warner & # 39; s 447.
Shakib has brilliantly shaped this World Championship. Here is his performance with the bat in all Bangladesh matches so far:
1st game vs. South Africa: 75 out of 84 deliveries
2nd game vs. New Zealand: 64 from 68 deliveries
3rd game against England: 121 of 119 deliveries
4th game, vs Sri Lanka: spoiled
5th Match, vs West Indies: 124 not from 99 deliveries
6th game vs. Australia: 41 out of 41 deliveries
Even with the ball, Shakib was nothing short of amazing. Against Afghanistan on Monday, Shakib registered his second five-wicket distance when he rejected Gulbadin Naib (47), Rahmat Shah (24), Asghar Afghan (20), Mohammad Nabi (0) and Najibullah Zadran (23).
In the 29th after that, when Naib looked good and tried to build a partnership to get through Afghanistan, Shakib came over and in a series of three deliveries he knocked over Naib and Nabi to reduce Afghanistan's chances.
With his five-wicket distance, he joins a rare club of brilliance, where a player scored half a century and picked five wickets in the same game.
This is Shakib's bowling performance so far during the tournament:
1st game vs. South Africa: 1/50 (Aiden Markram (45))
2nd game vs. New Zealand: 2/47 (Martin Guptill (25), Colin Munro (24))
3rd game vs. England: 0/71
4th game, vs Sri Lanka: spoiled
5th Match, vs West Indies: 2/54 (Evin Lewis (70), Nicholas Pooran (25))
6th game, vs Australia: 0/50
Twitter was impressed by the performance of Shakib and could only praise the all-rounder for being in charge of Bangladesh in the tournament.
That was Shakib & # 39; s genius that people compared his contribution to the performance of Yuvraj Singh (with both bat and ball) in the 2011 ICC World Cup, which won India.
Twitter was convinced that whoever wins the World Cup, Shakib deserves the Player of the Tournament award.
– Cha-cha (@arey_bhai_bhai) June 24, 2019
– Kshitij Raja (@ KshitijRaja7) June 24, 2019
– Ahmed (@Kingofucl) June 24, 2019
I repeat Shakib is the best all-rounder I've seen since Jacques Kallis, not even Ben Stokes as the Poms have hyped comes close to him. The man is just a legend! #RiseOfTheTigers #BANvAFG #ShakibAlHasan # CWC19
– Udit (@udit_buch) June 24, 2019
– Vickas (??????) (@vickastomar) June 24, 2019
– Anurag Anand (@Explorer_Anurag) June 24, 2019
#Clinical from #ShakibAlHasan… He plays this like a dream #WorldCup… Will only take it #Bangladesh to the semi-final … He turned the game upside down … It looked so balanced until he was fired #Naib & #Nabi within a space of 3 balls … #BANvAFG # CWC19
– ???????????? …. …. SDian (@ vikshi1311) June 24, 2019
@Sah75official equalies @ YUVSTRONG12record to score 50 plus and to take 2 wickets plus #CWC four times … The best and consistent all-rounder in the world … @cricketworldcup @BCBtigers @ACBofficials #ShakibAlHasan #Shakib # CWC19 # CWC2019#FINDFIND #BANvsAFG#cricket
– Bandana Proteas ABD Adhikari ?? (@ Sparklingtutu17) June 24, 2019
– desh (@desh) June 24, 2019
– Saif Hasnat (@saifhasnat) June 24, 2019
– Swetha Harini (@Swez_S) June 24, 2019