Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah uses elbow to celebrate after taking wicket in a DPL game
After the fall of the wicket, the players seemed well aware of the threatful coronavirus due to which they were spotted using elbows as a part of their celebration.
Updated - Mar 17, 2020 6:43 pm
The coronavirus has ended the lives of more than 5,000 people and infected more than 1,60,000 people globally. Furthermore, at the moment there is no proper aid available in a bid to cure any individual. The effects of the disease have left the lives of people quite miserable and the majority of the people have backed out from going into the events including mass gatherings as a precautionary measure.
The novel coronavirus has sabotaged the international calendar of various sporting events across the world. Recently, cricket matches were held behind closed doors without the involvement of spectators. Moreover, the cricket councils have taken a strong step as they have decided to held cricket games behind the closed doors whether it is an international game or any T20 league game.
Mahmudullah uses his elbow instead of customary handshakes
During the 5th Match of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League between Prime Bank Cricket Club and Gazi Group Cricketers at Dhaka, a spectacular moment was witnessed during the celebration time when players celebrated without shaking hands.
Rony Talukdar who looked in sublime touch for his well-made 79 on the back of seven fours and two sixes was dismissed by Mahmudullah. After the fall of the wicket, the players seemed well aware of the threatful coronavirus due to which they were spotted using elbows as a part of their celebration.
Usually, after a bowler bags a wicket, the players cheer out loud and shake hands as a part of the celebration. But players snubbed their usual of celebration and were spotted using their elbows instead of customary handshakes to show their happiness after the fall of wicket in the match.
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None of the players wants to get affected by the coronavirus that gets spread by coming in contact with any affected individual. Talking about the match, Prime Bank Cricket Club managed to score 251/6 in their allotted quota of 50 overs with the help of Talukdar’s 79 and Nahidul Islam’s 53. Mahmudullah was the pick of the bowlers for Gazi Group Cricketers as he accounted for three dismissals to his name and Nasum Ahmed bagged two wickets.
In reply, Gazi Group Cricketers were nine runs short of winning the match even after desperate efforts from the likes of Mahedi Hasan and Soumya Sarkar who chipped in with 56* and 49 respectively. Mustafizur Rahman, Nahidul Islam and Alok Kapali bagged two wickets apiece as they restricted Gazi Group Cricketers to 242/9 in 50 overs.