Mashrafe Mortaza, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah Riyad are known as fab five of Bangladesh cricket and widely celebrated as five big pillars of cricket in Bangladesh. The superstars were seen in a different avatar tonight, grabbing the mic at the karaoke.
The cricketers participating in the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 Cup have been part of a bio-secure bubble. To bring some colour in bubble life, they planned a BBQ party. A video of the fab five singing and dancing there went viral on social media. Fast bowlers Rubel Hossain and Taskin Ahmed shared the video first.
Mashrafe, known to be a huge fan of James, was seen singing the song 'Baba' composed by the singer. The big four, except Shakib, were singing as Shakib apparently did not know the lyrics. Later, Shakib told Mashrafe to change the song and sing a more common song so that he could participate as well and Mashrafe listened to him.
Mashrafe began singing a Qawali song 'Baba Tomar Dorbare Sob Pagoler Khela' and Shakib suddenly started dancing wild as soon as he heard, almost the samw way he danced after getting Mathew Wade out in Tigers' historic Test win over Australia back in 2017. A rare sight indeed. The whole crowd went crazy and joined the fab five with singing and dancing.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz was seen dancing and hopping on to the stage, only to be pushed away by Mashrafe.
Taskin Ahmed wrote on his Facebook page "BBQ party and fun #BangabandhuT20Cup #legends 5 heroes of Bangladesh cricket".
This was a moment to cherish for so long for the Bangladeshi cricket lovers, that's for sure.