Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan. (Picture Supply: IPL/BCCI)

Bangladesh veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has credited the Indian Premier League (IPL) for enhancing his sport and has stated that there isn’t any level in boycotting it or every other franchise-based league. It have to be famous that Shakib was not picked in the course of the IPL 2022 mega public sale which didn’t go down effectively with many Bangladeshi followers.

In 2021, Shakib was part of the two-time IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and he has represented Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beforehand as effectively. The premier all-rounder additionally emphasised the truth that even when he wasn’t named within the enjoying XI, sharing the dressing room with different outstanding gamers helped him to develop as a cricketer.

I feel IPL helped me lots and I acquired the consequence in the course of the 2019 World Cup: Shakib Al Hasan

Attending a program in the US, Shakib answered a fan query on whether or not he’ll take part within the subsequent IPL season if he’s picked up within the public sale.

“IPL is such a platform the place gamers from everywhere in the world need to play the match. Enjoying right here (IPL) is at all times a terrific alternative for the gamers and the expertise you achieve enjoying there’s a massive factor,” Shakib replied.

“I didn’t play video games forward of the 2019 World Cup and I needed to sit on the bench for the whole one and half months. However whereas staying there, I realized tips on how to grow to be the most effective on the earth by watching the likes of Jonny Bairstow, Rashid Khan, David Warner, Kane Williamson and others. Simply by being in the identical group as them, I realised why they rule the world cricket and had I not been in IPL, I’d not have recognized that,” he added.

Shakib additionally acknowledged that the time he spent within the SRH camp throughout IPL 2019, helped him to get higher because the left-handed batter was the very best run-scorer for his nationwide group in the course of the 2019 World Cup.

“I’m making an attempt to achieve that degree and I feel IPL helped me lots and I acquired the consequence in the course of the 2019 World Cup. Whether or not it’s the IPL or CPL, it’s crucial and the quantity of expertise I achieve finally advantages Bangladesh cricket. Not simply IPL there isn’t any level to boycott any leagues,” Shakib added.



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