Dhaka Premier League: Shakib Al Hasan banned for four matches after argument with umpire – Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan has been banned for four matches in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League 2021 after an argument with an on-field umpire. Shakib uprooted the stumps and threw them on the pitch after he reportedly argued with an lbw decision with the umpire. The shocking incident took place between Shakib’s Mohammedan Sporting Club vs Abahani Limited match.
For someone who’s one of the best players from his country this reaction from Shakib Al Hasan is shocking. Shakib is a role model for many pic.twitter.com/cNxjfU5sd3
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) June 11, 2021
Shakib Al Hasan banned: Shakib appealed for an lbw against his Bangladesh teammate Muhfiqur Rahim. When the decision was overturned, Shakib expressed his anger by removing the stumps. He also engaged in a fight with opposition coach Khaled Mahmud, who is also the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Director
Shakib Al Hasan banned: However, Shakib also apologized for his behaviour through a Facebook post where he wrote,” “I am extremely sorry for losing my temper and ruining the match for everyone and especially those who are watching from home. An experienced player like me should not have reacted that way but sometimes against all odds it happens, unfortunately.”
Shakib Al Hasan banned: The video of the incident went viral on social media and former cricketers like Lisa Sthalekar and Virender Sehwag also reacted to it.
Shakib Al Hasan banned: The Bangladesh Cricket Board is yet to confirm the ban but the Mohammedan Sporting Club confirmed that Shakib Al Hasan has been banned for four matches. The on-field umpires were asked to submit a report regarding the incident while the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis took the final decision of the ban.
Shakib Al Hasan banned: After the ban all-rounder will have to miss the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th round of the tournament.
Shakib Al Hasan banned: The 34-year-old Shakib has scored over 10,000 international runs and picked nearly 600 wickets across formats and considered one of the finest spin bowling all-rounders in contemporary cricket. Shakib had earlier hit the headlines for wrong reasons in 2019 when he was slapped with a two-year ban, one year suspended, for not reporting a corrupt approach.