Watch: Shakib Al Hasan plays football with teammates in Argentina jersey
During the last phase of the FIFA World Cup 2022, neutral fans across the globe were supporting Argentina skipper Lionel Messi. After the Southern Americans won the tournament, a lot of neutral fans celebrated across the globe. Fans in India and Bangladesh also supported Argentina during the tournament. Not to forget, they celebrated Argentina’s World Cup win that came after 1986.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh Cricket Team skipper Shakib Al Hasan was seen playing football wearing an Argentina kit. Apparently, the team was warming up while playing the game ahead of their upcoming second Test against India. On the other hand, the other players were wearing their team’s practice kit. The video of the incident is going viral.
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Meanwhile, talking about the Bangladesh-India two-match Test series, the KL Rahul-led side won the first Test. With this win, they have pushed their case for the final of the ongoing World Test Championship 2021-23. Before the start of the series, they needed to win at least five Tests out of six (four against Australia in the next series). They have won the first game and will play their last game of the series on December 22.
The visitors are expected to win the upcoming second Test. However, the need for KL Rahul to score much more runs than he has been doing in recent times. In ongoing India’s tour of Bangladesh, he only scored one fifty, that too in the preceding ODI series against the same side. On the other hand, the likes of Shubman Gill scored his maiden Test hundred and Cheteshwar Pujara scored his first Test ton after January 2019. It will be interesting to see whether former India skipper Virat Kohli and KL Rahul can score big runs in the next game.
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