Bangladesh Practice session
August 19, 2023

Bangladeshi Opener Mohammad Naim Sheikh's Fire-Walking Video for Asia Cup 2023 Goes Viral

Video of Bangladesh opener Mohammad Naim Sheikh walking on fire as part of mind training ahead of Asia Cup 2023 goes viral. The edition of the Asia Cup is set to start in less than a couple of weeks' time. This year, the tournament will be played in a hybrid format. Four matches, including the opener between Pakistan and Nepal, will take place in Pakistan, and the remaining will be played in Sri Lanka. A total of six teams will take part in the Asia Cup this year, with Nepal making entry to the premier continental event for the first time in its history. In 2023, due to the ODI World Cup , the Asia Cup matches will be played in one-day format, and the likes of Bangladesh and Pakistan have already announced their squads. India, which is the most successful team in the history of the competition with seven titles in 14 seasons, is likely to release the list of players on Monday (August 21), according to various reports.The players from all six participating teams have begun their preparations for the Asia Cup 2023. While the Indian team players recently took part in the white-ball series against the West Indies, Pakistan and Afghanistan will face off in a three-match ODI series that begins on August 22. Sri Lankan players are playing in the Lanka Premier League, whereas Bangladeshi cricketers have taken various preparation routes.In one of the videos that is going viral on the internet on Saturday (August 19), Bangladeshi opening batter Mohammad Naim Sheikh can be seen taking on a 'fiery' path as part of his preparations for the Asia Cup. In a viral clip that is being shared widely on social media, the 23-year-old left-handed batter can be seen walking on fire in the presence of a mind trainer as part of 'mind-training' ahead of the Asia Cup. The video was posted from the verified X (formerly Twitter) account of Saif Ahmed, whose bio reads that he is 'Social Media Manager of @BanglaTigers_ae and @RangpurRiders.Here’s the video of Bangladeshi opener Mohammad Naim Sheikh walking on fire as part of mind training: