• Monday, Feb 06, 2023
  • Last Update : 10:24 am

BCB regrets unsavoury incidents

  • Published at 03:43 pm March 17th, 2018
BCB regrets unsavoury incidents
The Bangladesh Cricket Board regretted the unpleasant incidents during the Tigers’ Nidahas T20I tri-nation series game against host Sri Lanka Friday night. The BCB through a press release Saturday marked the events as unfortunate. Friday, the Bangladesh cricketers got involved in a brawl with their Sri Lankan counterparts in the last over of the game over a no-ball controversy. Bangladesh chasing 160 runs needed 12 off the final over and bouncers in the first two balls over lower-order batsman Mustafizur Rahman’s shoulder had sparked the altercation. For the on-field tussles Bangladesh T20I captain Shakib al Hasan and substitute fielder Nurul Hasan were fined 25% of their match fee by the International Cricket Council Saturday. “The BCB regrets the unfortunate happenings during Friday’s Nidahas Trophy match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The board accepts that conduct of the Bangladesh team in certain instances was unacceptable on a cricket field. We understand that the events may have transpired due to the importance of the match and the pressure that comes with it but feel that the expected level of professionalism was not exhibited by the team while dealing with a tense situation in the game. The Bangladesh team members have been reminded of their responsibility in upholding the spirit of cricket at all times,” said the BCB statement.

Also read: How it all unfolded in the dramatic final over


Following the game, reports of possible vandalism in the Bangladesh dressing room had emerged. Photos of a broken glass door was circulated on social media. The match officials however, did not find any cricketer guilty of the incident. The BCB in the statement emphasised on the strong bonding with Sri Lanka Cricket and hoped for better and stronger relationship in the coming days. “The BCB and SLC have a lasting bond which has a deep-rooted history of support and cooperation and the players of both sides continue to share an excellent relationship that gets stronger by the day,” said the BCB. “We look forward to a riveting end to the Nidahas Trophy which has been a brilliantly organised tournament. It has been very competitive and well received by cricket fans around the world and the SLC deserves every praise for that. The Bangladesh team is proud to be associated with this competition,” the BCB statement added. Bangladesh in the grand finale of the series will take on India at R Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo Sunday.
50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail