BCB considering legal procedures to lessen Young Tigers’ suspension time

Bangladesh U19s have beaten India U19s by 3 wickets (D/L method) to take their first ever ICC Under-19 World Cup trophy on Sunday, February 9 at Potchefstroom. They knocked out India completely in the final – who entered the game unbeaten through the competition.

BCB considering legal procedures to lessen Youth Tigers' suspension time

It’s their first ever World Cup in their cricket history.

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However, at the end of the match Indian cricketers join in collisions with youth Tigers in the outburst of loss to Bangladesh team.

So normally International Cricket Council (ICC) did not take such a scandalous event lightly in the finals of the World Cup.

ICC banned three Bangladeshi and two Indian cricketers after watching video footage of the incident.

Three of Bangladesh Under-19 cricketers Towhid Hriday, Shamim Hossain and Rakibul Hasan and Akash Singh and Ravi Bishnoi of India had been banned for violating the ICC Code of Conduct Rules.

In this regard, Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Nizamuddin Chowdhury said, “We know about the punishment. A report has been sought from our Under-19 team manager. When he returns home, he will submit a report. We will appeal to the ICC to reduce the punishment if we have the opportunity after know the details.”

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