Dubai:Bangladesh’s star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of the T20 World Cup due to a hamstring injury. This information was given in many media reports.
Shakib, 34, has failed miserably in the tournament. He did not do any wonders in batting and could take only two wickets in bowling. According to a report in ESPN Cricinfo, “His hamstring injury has not been able to recover. This injury happened against the West Indies.”
Bangladesh-based website BD Crictime quoted unnamed sources as saying that Shakib will be visiting his family in the US. “Shakib has not recovered from the injury,” the source said. He will not play the next two matches. He will leave the team hotel tomorrow or the day after. He will go to America to be with his family.
Shakib suffered an injury on Friday in the match against West Indies in which Bangladesh lost by three runs. Bangladesh are scheduled to play South Africa on November 2 and Australia on November 4. Because she is out of this tournament after 3 losses.
Shakib became the highest wicket-taker in T20 World Cup
In this T20 World Cup, Bangladesh’s star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan surpassed former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi to become the highest wicket-taker in the history of T20 World Cup.
Shakib achieved this feat by dismissing Pathum Nisanka in the Super 12 match against Sri Lanka last Sunday. Shakib had taken 39 wickets in 28 matches before this match.
Shakib, who took 4 for 9 against Oman, first dismissed Afridi by dismissing Nisanka and then took his 41st wicket in Avishka Fernando.
Afridi took 39 wickets in 34 matches. Shakib also tops the list of highest wicket-takers in T20 Internationals. He has taken 117 wickets in T20 Internationals.