There is no stopping for the Bangladesh premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan in this edition of ICC cricket World Cup 2019 as he is breaking one record after another.
While playing Afghanistan on Monday, Shakib Al Hasan registered another record as he became first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1000 runs in World Cups.
Shakib, who has already scored two centuries in the tournament, also became the 19th player overall to achieve this brilliant feat. The milestone was achieved when the left-hander was batting on 35* in the crucial World Cup encounter.
Shakib Al Hasan who has been a force to be reckoned with for Bangladesh with 425 runs from 5 matches and he played a major role in keeping the semi-final dreams alive for his side. The 32-year-old scored a brilliant 121 against hosts England and then followed it up with an equally impressive 124* against West Indies.
Earlier, Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib won the toss and elected to bowl first. After the toss was delayed 10 minutes by light rain, Naib decided to take advantage of murky conditions that could help his bowlers.