U19 World Cup: Priyam Garg calls Bangladesh’s reaction ‘dirty’, Ali Akbar apologizes for ugly scenes
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: February 10, 2020 10:49:17 am


India and Bangladesh gamers have been seen engaged in a number of aggressive exchanges after the U19 World Cup last on Sunday. (Screengrab)

India U19 captain Priyam Garg has termed Bangladesh’s reaction after securing the U19 World Cup as soiled. Bangladesh U19 captain Akbar Ali, who was additionally the Man of the Match in Sunday’s last, apologized for his crew’s half within the ugly scenes that have been scene breaking out because the match ended. Meanwhile, ICC is reportedly trying on the footage of the conflict and is predicted to take a call on Monday.

Bangladesh gamers have been seen speeding onto the sector because the winning runs were hit in Sunday’s final. Players from either side have been then seen engaged in a number of aggressive exchanges. A Bangladeshi flag was reportedly broken within the course of.

Speaking after the match, India captain Garg mentioned, “Their reaction was dirty. I think it shouldn’t have happened. But it’s okay.”

Akbar Ali, expressing remorse over the post-match incident, mentioned on the post-match press convention, “We have to show respect to the opponent. What happened, it should not [have] happened.”

“I don’t know what exactly happened. I didn’t ask what was going on. But, you know, in the final, emotion can come out, and sometimes the boys were getting pumped, and emotions were coming through. I’ll say the India-Bangladesh rivalry plays a part, and before the World Cup final, we lost the Asia Cup final to them a couple of months ago,” Akbar mentioned.

“I won’t say it should have happened, but I will be sorry for my side,” he added.

‘ICC studying post-match footage’

Matches between India and Bangladesh have taken on a special complexion in recent times, with a number of shut matches having gone both manner in main ICC occasions. The rivalry was one of many explanation why Sunday’s last had an added edge to it from the outset. Divyansh Saxena had a ball thrown at him by the bowler, Yashasvi Jaiswal was given a vocal send-off and the India gamers returned the favour when Bangladesh have been batting.

According to Anil Patel, the Indian crew supervisor, the ICC has mentioned the match referee will examine the footage of the ultimate minutes of the match and take a call on Monday.

“We don’t know what actually happened,” Patel advised ESPNcrcinfo. “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 added, “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 and they are going to witness the footage and they will tell us in the morning [on the next step].”

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