Shakib Al Hasan 1st Bangladesh batsman to score 1000 World Cup runs

first_imgShakib Al Hasan 1st Bangladesh batsman to score 1000 World Cup runsBangladesh vs Afghanistan World Cup 2019: Shakib Al Hasan became the leading run-scorer in World Cup 2019 and is now the only Bangladesh batsman with 1000 runs in World Cup history.advertisement Rajarshi Gupta SouthamptonJune 24, 2019UPDATED: June 24, 2019 17:05 IST Shakib Al Hasan has been in the form of his life in the ongoing World Cup 2019 (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSShakib Al Hasan is the 1st Bangladesh batsman to score 1000 World Cup runsShakib, playing in his 4th World Cup, reached the milestone in his 27th WC matchOverall, Shakib is the 19th batsman to score 1000 World Cup runsShakib Al Hasan became the 1st Bangladesh batsman to score 1000 World Cup runs. During Bangladesh’s 7th match of World Cup 2019 against Afghanistan, Shakib also overtook David Warner to become the leading scorer in the tournament.Shakib Al Hasan is already Bangladesh’s greatest ever cricketer. Overall, he is the 19th batsman to go past the 1000-run mark in World Cup history. While Shakib is the only Bangladeshi batsman in the elite list, 5 Sri Lankans, 3 Australians, 3 South Africans, 3 West Indians, 2 Indians, 1 Pakistani and 1 New Zealand batsman make up the rest of the 18 in the list. BAN v AFG Live ScoreShakib, who has played 4 World Cups from 2007 to 2019, reached the milestone in his 27th World Cup match.Shakib Al Hasan becomes the first Banglaldeshi batsman to pass 1,000 career World Cup runs and just the 19th man to reach the landmark overall #CWC19 | #BANvAFG pic.twitter.com/UAXYSihXNkCricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 24, 2019Shakib has batted at No.3 for Bangladesh and has been in fine form. He began his 2019 World Cup campaign with a fine 75 against South Africa before hitting 64 against New Zealand. He followed that up with successive hundreds against England and West Indies.Shakib hit 41 agaist Australia and then led the batting charge for Bangladesh in a crucial match against Afghanistan in Southampton.Shakib is 2nd in the list of most run-scorers for Bangladesh in one-day internationals behind Tamim Iqbal. No Bangladeshi other than Tamim and Shakib have gone past the 6000-run mark in ODIs.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow shakib al hasanFollow Bangladesh vs AfghanistanFollow World Cup 2019Follow CWC 19 Nextlast_img read more