Shakib Al Hasan creates history in World Cup with his unbeatable form

Shakib Al Hasan is unarguably the best all rounder of international cricket. He has been enjoying a brilliant run of form in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019.

The all-rounder has scripted history by becoming the first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1000 runs in World Cups during Bangladesh’s group stage encounter against Afghanistan in Southampton on Tuesday.

He has already scored two centuries in the tournament. Shakib became the 19th player overall to achieve this brilliant feat. The milestone was achieved when the left-hander was batting on 35* in the crucial World Cup encounter.

Shakib Al Hasan who has been a force to be reckoned with for Bangladesh with 425 runs from 5 matches and he played a major role in keeping the semi-final dreams alive for his side. The 32-year-old scored a brilliant 121 against hosts England and then followed it up with an equally impressive 124* against West Indies.

In the ongoing match, Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib won the toss and elected to bowl first. After the toss was delayed 10 minutes by light rain, Naib decided to take advantage of murky conditions that could help his bowlers.

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