- A video of Shakib Al Hasan from Dhaka Premier League is going viral
- He was furious at the umpire for not getting a wicket on appeal in a match.
- In the video, he was seen kicking and abusing the stumps.
In the Dhaka Premier League released in Bangladesh, legendary all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan went out of control on the field when the umpire declared the batsman not out on his ball. Hasan, playing for Mohammedan Sporting, was so enraged that he not only clashed with the umpire but also kicked the umpire. The video of this entire act is going viral on social media and fans are demanding a ban on him.
In fact, at the Sher-e-Bengal Stadium, Shakib made an LBW appeal against his own fellow cricketer Mushfiqur, who was playing for Abahani Limited, which was denied by the umpire. After this Shakib came out of his way. He misbehaved with the umpire and kicked the stumps. During this, his teammates were also surprised to see Shakib’s behavior.
apologies on facebook
Shakib apologized on his Facebook page and wrote, ‘Dear fans and well wishers, I apologize to all those who have been hurt by my behavior in today’s match. It is not desirable at all from an experienced cricketer like me, but sometimes it happens in the tense atmosphere of the match. I apologize to all the teams, all the officials involved in the tournament and the organizing committee for such mistake. I hope I will not do this kind of work in future. love all.’
Looks like a one match ban
Talking about the match, his team Mohammedan Sporting defeated Abahani Limited by Duckworth Lewis method in Dhaka Premier League here. The 34-year-old Bangladesh captain may have apologized but kicking the stumps is a ‘level three’ offense and could result in a one-match suspension.
In 2017, Shakib was banned for one year for abusing the on-field umpire. Not only this, in 2019, the Bangladesh all-rounder was banned for 2 years in three cases by the ICC, in which he was suspended for one year. Shakib’s anger is evident. He has also fought with fans.
Shakib Al Hasan has played 57 Tests, 212 ODIs and 76 T20Is for Bangladesh. He is considered one of the respected all-rounders in the world. Shakib also plays for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).