BPL 2023: Shakib Al Hasan indulges in heated discussion with on-field umpire

Shakib Al Hasan made headlines for similar incidents in the past.

Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan. (Image Credits: Twitter)
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Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan was last seen in international action during the two-match Test series against Team India at home. Under his captaincy, the Tigers failed to produce masterful performances in both Tests and ended up losing both games.

Meanwhile, the veteran all-rounder is currently taking part in the ongoing edition of the Bangladesh Premier League. The experienced cricketer represents Fortune Barishal in Bangladesh’s premier T20 tournament.

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Meanwhile, the all-rounder made headlines for all the wrong reasons after he indulged in an altercation with the on-field umpire during a BPL game against Rangpur Riders at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka.

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Shakib Al Hasan faces criticism for his antics

Rangpur Riders skipper Shakib-Al-Hasan crossed his limits by entering the turf just after Fortune Barishal’s opening pair walked out to bat as Anamul Haque Bijoy was not permitted by the umpire to take guard at the crease.

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Yes, just after the opening pair were set to face the Rangpur bowlers, senior cricketer Shakib was seemingly unhappy as he was seen screaming towards them. Things turned from bad to worse when Rangpur Riders’ captain Shakib invaded the ground and then charged towards the on-field umpire and the video clip of the same has gone viral on the internet.

It all started when Anamul Haque was not allowed to face the first delivery by the umpire. It was when Shakib lost his cool and had a heated discussion with the umpire as the latter prevented Anamul from taking the strike.

Watch the video below:-

Fans were totally unhappy with Shakib Al Hasan’s behaviour as they took to their respective social media handles to bash the experienced cricketer for his antics. One of the Twitter users wrote, “Gully Cricket with International laws”.

Shakib’s team posted 158/7 in their quota of 20 overs as Shoaib Malik top-scored with 54 off 36 balls (5 fours, 2 sixes). In response, Fortune Barishal chased down the target in 19.2 overs. They won the game by six wickets. Ibrahim Zadran top-scored with 52 off 41 balls including 5 fours and 2 sixes.

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