Shakib first Tiger to reach 1000-run mark in World Cup

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 20:11, Jun 24, 2019 | Updated : 20:13, Jun 24, 2019

Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - Bangladesh v Afghanistan - The Ageas Bowl, Southampton, Britain - June 24, 2019 Bangladesh`s Shakib Al Hasan in action as Afghanistan`s Ikram Alikhil looks on Action Images via ReutersShakib Al Hasan continued his sublime touch as he became the first Bangladeshi batsman to score 1000 World Cup runs and just the 19th batsman overall to reach the landmark.
The left-handed batsman achieved the feat when he reached 35 against Afghanistan in the ICC World Cup match in Southampton on Monday.
Shakib then went on to register his fifth fifty-plus score in the tournament before being dismissed by Mujeeb Ur Rahman on 51.