📌 Bangladesh’s rising star, Najmul Hossain Shanto, scored a brilliant century in the fourth match of Asia Cup 2023 against Afghanistan.
📌 Shanto’s century was dedicated to his newborn son in a special celebration.
📌 The left-handed batter displayed exceptional composure and skill during his innings.
📌 Shanto’s innings comprised 104 runs off 105 deliveries, characterized by precision and determination.
📌 After reaching the century, Shanto celebrated by mimicking the twirl of a cradle, paying heartfelt tribute to his newborn child.
Here’s the video:
— Wasim Akram (@WasimAk47751481) September 3, 2023
In the post-innings interview, Shanto talked about his celebration and said: “This hundred I dedicate it to my son.”
📌 Shanto stood out not only once but twice. He was the top-scorer for Bangladesh in the opening match against Sri Lanka, narrowly missing a century by scoring 89 runs off 122 balls.
📌 Bangladesh, led by Shakib al Hasan, secured a convincing victory over Afghanistan, winning by 89 runs. Mehidy Hasan Miraz played a pivotal role in this triumph, scoring an impressive 112 runs and earning the ‘Player of the Match’ award. Taskin Ahmed was the standout bowler, claiming four wickets in the match.