Bangladeshi players and fans are infamous for their unsavory celebrations and offensive tweets. Many fans are claiming that Bangladesh have once again crossed the line and have shown disrespect to their opponents.
Fans are fuming over Bangla Tigers‘ social media post featuring Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan and South Africa captain TembaBavuma. Bangla Tigers shared the post, ahead of Bangladesh’s warm-up match against the Proteas on Wednesday [October 19] at the Gabba in Brisbane.
Check the post below:
Notably, Bangla Tigers must not be confused with Bangladesh Cricket. The Tigers were one of the teams in the Abu Dhabi T20 League, representing Bangladesh. Meanwhile, in the picture, Shakib could be seen standing alongside Bavuma.
The offensive thing was that Shakib’s graphic was made rather tall in front of a miniature version of Bavuma. Twitterverse slammed the Bangla Tigers admin for body shaming Bavuma and showing disrespect to the captain a team of Some even observed that the Proteas’ Twitter handle also did something similar in the past.
Check how Twitterati slammed Bangla Tigers for body-shaming Bavuma
Bangladesh will open their campaign against the Netherlands
Talking about the warm-up match between Bangladesh and South Africa, the main was abandoned due to rain without a ball bowled. Bangladesh endured a 62-run defeat in their previous warm-up match against Afghanistan. But South Africa registered a 9-wicket win in their first warm-up match against New Zealand.
Bangladesh will open their campaign on October 24 against the Netherlands, while South Africa will also be playing Zimbabwe on October 24. Both Bangladesh and South Africa will clash against each other on October 27. Bangladesh are placed in the group consisting of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Zimbabwe.
Gouri Das is a cricket writer at FirstSportz. Despite always being a sporty kid, she disliked being inactive in one place for a long time to watch a match. But after the Ind vs Pak match of the 2016 Asia Cup, she rather got glued to the TV screen. That year she watched the major cricket tournaments, WWE matches, and the Olympics (especially Usain Bolt's races). After reading about the big names in tennis and becoming an ardent follower, she dreams of visiting Wimbledon one day.
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