Shakib Al Hasan to public sale his ‘particular’ World Cup 2019 bat for coronavirus combat


The Magura-born Shakib scored 606 runs from eight matches within the mega occasion.

Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan. (Photograph credit score ought to learn PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Photos)

Shakib Al Hasan, the prolific Bangladesh all-rounder, has been extending his assist by way of his basis for those affected within the coronavirus pandemic. The Magura-born is now set to public sale off his bat from the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.

The cash raised can be going into his basis. Throughout the event, he was arguably the Tigers’ standout batter, having scored 606 runs from eight video games. The southpaw stated that it’s one among his favorite bats and has scored round 1,500 runs with it.

“I had stated earlier than that I wish to put up a bat for public sale. I’ve determined to public sale the bat I used within the 2019 World Cup. It’s a favorite bat of mine,” Shakib was quoted as saying throughout a Fb Stay session.

It is a very particular bat to me: Shakib Al Hasan

Throughout the World Cup, solely as soon as did Shakib not cross the 50-run mark. Along with scoring 5 half-centuries, he notched a few centuries towards England and the West Indies. The 33-year-old understands the necessity for the public sale within the state of affairs of disaster.

“I had World cup with the bat and ball. There have been some good performances particularly with the bat. I had used a single bat all through the World Cup and even used tapes on it to get by way of video games,” Shakib acknowledged.

“Though I just like the bat rather a lot however I’ve determined to place it up for public sale with the thought that possibly it could go away some contribution to forming a fund in the course of the ongoing coronavirus disaster. It is a very particular bat to me, however my individuals are much more particular to me,” he added.

Within the World Cup, Shakib additionally picked 11 wickets with a five-wicket haul towards Afghanistan to indicate for his efforts. He’s at present serving a suspension interval from the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) after not having the ability to report corrupt approaches.

Other than Shakib, Mushfiqur Rahim, amongst Bangladesh gamers, has additionally determined to public sale the bat with which he scored his maiden Check double century. The COVID-19 instances in Bangladesh have gone above 3,770 with 120 individuals shedding their lives.