Shakib Al Hasan (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

South Africa’s inexplicable exit from the T20 World Cup earlier within the day opened the doorways for Pakistan and Bangladesh with each groups participating in a hotly contested affair in Adelaide. The Bangladeshi crew, who moaned in regards to the umpiring determination within the loss towards India, will really feel exhausting executed by the officers but once more after skipper Shakib Al Hasan was dismissed following a controversial determination by the third umpire. The Bangladeshi skipper made his displeasure recognized to his umpires earlier than strolling off the sector.

Bangladesh have been in a robust place after skipper Shakib Al Hasan determined to bat first within the decisive fixture towards Pakistan. The lack of Soumya Sarkar introduced Shakib to the crease within the eleventh over of the match. However the Bangladeshi skipper was adjudged LBW on the very first supply confronted. He reviewed the decision immediately to the third umpire.

The replays confirmed a transparent spike on the ball when it handed the bat earlier than hitting the pads of the batter. However the third umpire felt there was no clear-cut proof to overturn the on-field name, that means the Bangladeshi skipper was dismissed for a golden duck. Shakib was visibly shocked by the choice and stood his floor, making his emotions clear to the on-field umpires earlier than making a gradual stroll towards the dugout. 

Shakib’s dismissal was a physique blow for the Bangladeshi outfit as they have been jolted by wickets on consecutive deliveries, snatching their early momentum. The Pakistani bowlers, buoyed by the huge scalp of Shakib, made mild work of the Bangladeshi center order. Shaheen Afridi was the tormentor in chief, returning with career-best figures of 4/22 in his 4 overs to limit Bangladesh to a paltry 127 of their 20 overs. A failure to defend the overall will put Pakistan within the semis together with arch-rivals India, who certified for the following stage following South Africa’s loss.

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