During In the second ODI between Bangladesh and Afghanistan, the hosts won the match by 88 runs as they amassed 306 runs in 50 overs after playing first. During the chase, Afghanistan got bundled out for 218 runs in 45.1 overs. During the game Bangladesh all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan set an example by presenting the spirit of the game and he won the hearts of millions of fans. Last year, Shkiab was trolled for his misbehavior and kicking the stumps.
Actually, Shakib Al Hasan was bowling the 17th over of Afghanistan’s innings and Afghan batsman Najibullah hit a shot on the third ball and the ball went to the stump at the non-striker end, where non-striker batsman Rahmat was present at the crease. It happened that when the batsman on strike, Najibullah hit the shot, the ball went through the middle of the hand of bowler Shakib and hit the non-strike stump.
After which the players appealed for runout and the umpire declared Rahmat out. In fact, the third umpire also after watching the replays found that the ball had touched Shakib’s hand and the batsman has not been able to reach the crease. In such a situation, the third umpire run out the batsman.
When the third umpire gave the Afghanistan batsman a run out, Shakib Al Hasan spoke to his teammate Tamim Iqbal and withdrew the run-out appeal. Shakib directly told the umpire that the ball was not hit in his hand.
Shakib Al Hasan was not completely sure that the ball was actually in his hand. By then Rahmat had almost left the crease and returned to Palwalian, but then Bangladesh again withdrew their appeal. After which the batsman returned to his crease.
Here is the video of the incident:
This act of Shakib Al Hsan won the hearts of cricket fans. Shakib’s behavior is being praised a lot on social media. At the same time, Rahmat scored 52 runs in 71 balls in the innings, but could not get his team to win.