Shakib’s disgraceful conduct in a local match stuns world cricket
Bangladesh’s finest allrounder in all formats and one of the leading allrounders in world cricket. Shakib Al Hassan was once again in the news for the wrong reasons. Shakib who had behavioral issues in the past and once banned for 1 year recently for failing to report approaches by bookies has put on some of the most deplorable on-field behavior in a local T20 match of the Dhaka Premier league which are normally common in gully cricket. The match was also shown on Facebook live and watch by many cricket fans. Shakib’s disgraceful conduct in a local match stuns world cricket.
In the game between Mohamedan Sporting and Abahani limited, Shakib playing for Sporting had an lbw turned down by the umpire. Reacted in a deplorable manner by kicking the stumps. Later within just two overs, umpires stopped play after 5.5 overs as rains started to fall. Therefore, the 6 overs completion in the 2nd innings constitutes a complete game in the event of a match washed out partially by rain. Since the umpires did not bowl the final ball of the 6th over in a hurry to call the groundsmen to cover the pitch due to rain.
Shakib charged down at the umpire and showed his anger at the umpires stopping the match without allowing to bowl the last ball of 6th over which would have been apparently beneficial for his team in the event of the scenario of match not progressing further due to rain. There he created another terrible scene by pulling out all the 3 stumps & slamming on the ground in anger.
Both these instances were spread out in the social media circles like rapid-fire. Fans all over the world was shock to see the videos of these two incidents in a space of 2 overs.
However, former Australian women’s cricket legend and a very outspoken cricket personality. Lisa Sthalekar was livid to witness the incidents in the social media shared videos. She called for a straight 2-year ban on Shakib with one year suspended sentence. Appealed to all young cricketers not to follow these actions by one of the best allrounder in world cricket.
After the match resumed post rains , Mohamedan Sporting won the game on the Duckworth Lewis method.
As well as, the organizers of the league have vowed to look into the umpires and match referees’ report on this incident. And have indicate the proper action will be taken.
Similarly, Shakib has issued an apology in his tweet after the match. But it is widely mock by the fans on social media. May not be enough to stop stern action against him
The matter will surely be handle by the BCB going forward. Therefore, and now it remains to be seen what action is taken on Shakib after his rude behaviour with the umpires on the field of play.
Watch Shakib’s astonishingly poor behaviour in the videos shared in below tweets .
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