Nidahas Trophy: Did Shakib Al Hasan smash Bangladesh dressing room door?

first_imgBangladesh captian Shakib Al Hasan had smashed the dressing room door during the 6th T20I against Sri Lanka, if reports are to be believed.The virtual semi-final of the Nidahas Trophy last week saw Bangladesh and Sri Lanka players pushing and shoving each other on the field in the final over while Shakib and the rest of his team members shouted at the officials from the boundary line which led to the match getting disrupted for sometime in the final over.And reports in the media claim that it was Shakib who had broken the glass door in the Bangladeshi dressing room in a fit of rage.Match referee Chris Broad saw the CCTV footage but it was inconclusive which is when he questioned the caterers and eye witnesses who revealed it was Shakib who broke the door as he forcefully pushed it open.Nidahas Trophy: Bangladesh Cricket Board apologises after ugly episode in ColomboThe drama unfolded when Bangladesh were chasing 160 in a do-or-die match for both sides and needed 12 runs from the last over. That’s when Isuru Udana bowled a couple of head-high bouncers, the second of which was called a no-ball by the square leg umpire before he changed his decision and Shakib lost his cool and came out on the boundary line to protest.Nidahas Trophy, 6th T20I: Shakib Al Hasan regrets outburst after final over dramaHe even gestured the batsmen – Mahmudullah and Rubel Hossain – to walk off the field and forfeit the match, which would have disqualified them from the tri-series and Sri Lanka would have sealed their place in the final.advertisementNidahas Trophy: Bangladesh dressing-room door damaged, ICC to investigateBetter sense finally prevailed after the Bangladesh support staff, led by coach Courtney Walsh, asked the players to resume the match while Shakib was told to return to the dressing room which is when he repotedly smashed the glass door.Nidahas Trophy, Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Push, shove and fury in ugly last over dramaBangladesh eventually won the match and mocked the Sri Lankan team through their ‘Naagin dance’ celebrations which left a bad taste in the mouth of the cricket fans and viewers.NEWS: Shakib Al Hasan and Nurul Hasan have each been fined 25 per cent of their match fees and given one demerit point following Bangladesh’s victory over Sri Lanka.READ https://t.co/PST0TcNbM3 pic.twitter.com/9qaYil7oqoICC (@ICC) March 17, 2018Shakib apologised in the post-match presentation but that did didn’t stop the ICC match referee Chris Broad from slapping a 25% fine on the all-rounder and also gave him one demerit point along with Nurul Hasan while the Bangladesh Cricket Board offered to pay for the damages.”Emotions take over, I need to be careful as a leader of a team, I will be careful next time,” Shakib said after the game.BREAKING: The @BCBtigers board have released a statement following yesterday’s incident in their game against Sri Lanka, for which Shakib Al Hasan and Nurul hasan were punished.READ https://t.co/rwkZPnojEl pic.twitter.com/3BBNNvi91tICC (@ICC) March 17, 2018Bangladesh reached the final where they lost to India by 4 wickets in a thrilling game in Colombo, throughout which the Sri Lankan fans supported and cheered for Rohit Sharma’s team.Past and present cricketers slammed Bangladesh’s behaviour with Harbhajan Singh even going on to call for a ban on their players for a couple of games.”Of course they should not have done what they have done. They can’t break things. There were some errors in the umpiring, but that can happen during a game. You can’t ask your players tom come out. And after that in celebration you can really break the window,” Bhajji told India Today.”Chris Broad should have taken a serious note of what has happened and I am surprised that they got only 25 per cent of their match-fee fine. I think they should have been banned for a couple of games. The whole team should be banned,” Harbhajan added.last_img

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