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Bangladesh played a sensational cricket with Shakib Al Hasan to the fore to beat West Indies by 7 wickets on Monday to pick up their second victory in this World Cup. It’s their first ever win against West Indies in the World Cup. Bangladesh chased down a humungous target of 322 runs in just 41.3 overs and in doing so, Tigers impressed everyone.
So, after the match cricketing world started heaping a shower of praise and congratulate Bangladesh on Twitter.
Former Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh congratulated Bangladesh by tweeting in Bengali, He wrote: “ খুব ভালো “ [ Very Good ].
Some of them also praised Shakib Al Hasan on Twitter on his brilliant knock of 124. Bangladesh’s former coach Ian Pont is one of them. He Tweeted “Congratulations Shakib Al Hasan. Another great innings. Another hundred in the World Cup. Fabulous. “
Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan is also impressed with Shakib on his brilliant innings of 124 runs. He believes Bangladesh won the match because of the phenomenal talent of number one all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.
Pathan Tweeted “ After beating South Africa, Now again wonderful chase by Bangladesh against West Indies. it was pure brilliance from Shakib Al Hasan to win the game for them. “
Sports journalist of Indian Today Vikrant Gupta wrote on his Tweeter that
“Bangladesh can be the dark horse of semifinal. “
Former Australian legend Jason Gillespie also praised the run chase of Bangladesh, He wrote, “well played Bangladesh, great run chase. “
Former Indian batsman and commentator VVS Laxman was also impressed with Bangladesh and amazed to see how easily Bangladesh chased down that mammoth total. He also praised Shakib Al Hasan for his back to back hundreds but he was more impressed with Liton Das because of the maturity he showed.
“ Congrats Bangladesh on the win. Amazed to see how easy they chased down such a mammoth total. Shakib played with a lot of responsibility to get his 2 consecutive 100 but I was very impressed with the maturity shown by young Liton Das.”
Another Indian legend and former Indian Captain Sourav Ganguly also applauded Bangladesh on their great Success. He advised Bangladesh play the same way in the remaining matches.
“ Well done Bangladesh. So good to see so much character in the team. Shakib Al Hasan and Bangladesh keep playing this way. “
Cricket analyst Harsha Bhogle has been an admirer of Bangladesh cricket for a long time now. After the match, he extolled Bangladesh on their batting performance and said it’s one of the most powerful batting performance from Bangladesh he has ever seen.
“ This is one of the most powerful batting performances I have seen from Bangladesh and I have been watching them for a while.”
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