Bangladesh have risen up the ranks in world cricket but their on-field behavior has brought a lot of disrepute and disrespect to the game. Time and again, various players from the team have set a bad example of sportsmanship. Despite growing as a cricketing nation, the players including the senior cricketers seem to have not matured with the game. The most recent one is former skipper Shakib Al Hasan who lost his cool in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League.
In this article, we take a look at four such instances when Bangladesh players showed on-field immaturity.
4 Instances When Bangladesh Players Showed Immaturity On The Field
Shakib Al Hasan Loses His Cool in Dhaka Premier League
Shakib Al Hasan recently lost his cool in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League T20 competition. The incident took place when Mohammedan Sporting locked horns with Abahani Limited in the Shere Bangla Stadium in Dhaka.
Shakib lost his cool when the on-field umpire did not rule a decision in favor of the former Bangladesh skipper. Shakib first kicked the stumps and later uprooted them in disgust.
Mushfiqur Rahim Almost Slaps His Teammate For Missing a Catch
Former Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has time and again behaved immaturely on the field. In a Bangladesh Premier League game between Dhaka Platoons and Barishal Bulls, Rahim lost his cool at his teammate who got into a terrible mix-up while going for a catch. He received a lot of stick from the television commentators for his rude behavior as he set a bad example of sportsman spirit in the game.
Nidahas Trophy 2018
The third instance when The Tigers tainted the image of the game was in a Nidahas Trophy game between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Things badly went out of hand as Shakib Al Hasan first got into an argument with the on-field umpires.
The rest of the players and support staff then joined him in the act as some players even broke the door of the opposition dressing room. The scenes were all very chaotic and there were a lot of unparliamentary words being exchanged.
ICC U19 World Cup Final 2020
After beating India in the U19 World Cup in 2020, the young Tigers displayed questionable on-field behavior. As soon as they won the match, all the players ran towards the ground in celebration.
Things got out of hand when a few of the Bangladeshi players instigated the Indian players who retaliated in response. ICC took the matter into its own hands and ordered an investigation. Later Bangladesh skipper Akbar Ali was sensible enough to apologize on behalf of his teammates.
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