What Gill said about Shakib after the match
After 11 years, Bangladesh defeated India in the Asia Cup. The red-green team was winless against India since 2012.
This time Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan set a record in defeating Rohit Sharma’s team. The man of the match also played a role in the team’s victory.
Despite playing a great innings of 121 runs off 133 balls in difficult batting conditions, Indian batsman Shubman Gill did not get the man of the match award. He came to the press conference as the best performer of the team.
Coming to the press conference, Shubman Gill also praised Shakib. Gill said, Shakib played well for Bangladesh. He stole the match from us.
Bangladesh and India face off in Colombo on Friday (September 15) at 3:30 pm. Batting earlier in the match, the Tigers collected 265 runs after losing 8 wickets in the scheduled 50 overs. In reply, India scored 259 runs losing all wickets in 49.5 overs. The red-green team won by 6 runs.
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In the match, Shakib Al Hasan set the record of being the seventh highest man of the match in the history of cricket, surpassing the legendary cricketer Brian Lara. Shakib has been man of the match 43 times so far. Pakistan’s star cricketer Shahid Afridi has also become the man of the match equal to this world’s best all-rounder. India’s legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar is at the top of the list with 76 times man of the match. And Virat Kohli is in the second position with 64 times man of the match.
Shakib played an aggressive innings of 80 runs off 85 balls. Again he turned the match with the ball. The all-rounder took 1 wicket with 43 runs in 10 overs.