ICC Has Taken Bangladesh’s Aggressive Celebrations Very Seriously

Potchefstroom: India’s under-19 cricket crew supervisor Anil Patel says the ICC has taken a severe view of the aggressive celebrations by Bangladesh gamers after their World Cup triumph and can be reviewing the footage of the ultimate sport’s “last few minutes” right here.

Some Bangladeshi gamers received carried away whereas celebrating their historic three-wicket win over India within the closing right here on Sunday. Whereas their captain Akbar Ali apologised for the “unfortunate incident”, his Indian counterpart Priyam Garg mentioned their response was “dirty”.

“We don’t know what actually happened,” Patel informed ‘ESPNCricinfo’ on Sunday.

“Everybody was in a shock, absolutely, but we don’t know what happened exactly. The ICC officials are going to watch the footage of the last few minutes and they are going to let us know,” he mentioned.

Even when the match was on, the Bangladesh gamers had been overly aggressive whereas fielding and their lead pacer Shoriful Islam sledged the Indian batsmen after each supply.

As quickly because the match ended, it grew to become tense with Bangladeshi gamers dashing to the bottom and displaying aggressive physique language. The 2 groups almost got here to blows earlier than the scenario was defused by the teaching employees and on-field officers.

Patel claimed that match referee Graeme Labrooy met him and expressed remorse at what transpired on the sphere.

“The referee came to me. He was sorry about the incident. He clarified the ICC is going to take very seriously what has happened during the match and the last session. They are going to witness the footage and they will tell us in the morning (Monday).”


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