Taijul Islam seeing his shoes after the hit wicket (Photo credit: Video screenshot)
Sri Lanka (Srilanka) defeated Bangladesh by 209 runs in the second and last test match to take the series to 1-0. The first match of the series was drawn. Sri Lanka declared the first innings of this match by scoring 493 runs for 7 wickets. In response, Bangladesh’s team was reduced to 251 in the first innings. The second innings was declared by Sri Lanka by 194 runs for 9 wickets. In reply, Bangladesh could score only 227 runs. During this time, the wicket of the Bangladeshi batsman Taijul Islam is gaining a lot of headlines. In the cricket world, hardly anyone has seen a batsman getting out in this way. In fact, Taijul was trying to defend by going to the backfoot on the short ball of Pacer Suranga Lakmal in the first innings. Just then, his shoe opened up on the stumps and he was out to be a hit wicket.
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Everyone was surprised at this wicket of Taijul. Even the commentators could not stop laughing. This video of him is becoming quite viral on social media. At the same time, in Suranga Test cricket, a bowler has become the second Sri Lankan bowler to get hit wickets. Before that, Dighaj Muthiah Muralitharan has done this. He did this awesome in 1997. Taijul scored 9 runs in 50 balls in the first innings.