Just ahead of the Bangladesh tour to India, the visiting team suffered from a massive jolt as Shakib Al Hasan has been banned for a couple of years after he failed to report of being approached by the bookies. This stirred controversy and shocked the fans of the all-rounder. Controversies have always been a part of the game whenever the two nations have battled it out. Ahead of the T20I first match between India and Bangladesh, let’s have a look at the top controversies between the two nations that sent a wave of shock amongst the fans. Here's A List of Highest Run-Scoring Batsmen and Wicket-Taking Bowlers For India in T20Is.
Taskin Ahmed’s carrying a severed head of MS Dhoni:
Just ahead of the Asia Cup finals, fans from Bangladesh came up with a disgusting poster where pacer Taskin Ahmed was seen carrying MS Dhoni’s chopped head. The former Indian skipper had the last word as he slammed a six to win the Asia cup. The fans from the team were seen crying in the stands after they lost the finals.
MS Dhoni Collides With Mustafizur Rahman
This happened when India toured Bangladesh in 2015 in Mirpur. Mustafizur Rahman completed his bowling spell and stood in between when Dhoni tried stealing the single. The former Indian captain had no other way and he collided with the pacer and the bowler fell down and had to leave the field. Dhoni was fined 70% of his match fees as a part of the punishment.
Half-Shaved heads of the Indian players
Just after scripting history by defeating India by 2-0, the Bangladeshi fans came up with yet another nasty poster where Mustafizur Rahman in 2015. The pacer was seen standing with a shaver in his hands while the Indian players stood with half-shaved heads.
Nagin Dance by Sunil Gavaskar
We all remember the Nidhas Trophy where Dinesh Karthi clinched victory from the jaws of defeat. Just then the popular Nagin dance celebration by Nazmul Islam Opu was mocked by Sunil Gavaskar. While handling his duties behind the mic, Sunil Gavaskar got up from his seat and performed the Nagin Dance.
The first match between India and Bangladesh will begin on November 3rd 2019 in Delhi. Rohit Sharma will be handling the duties of a captain as Virat Kohli has been rested for the three-match T20I series between India and Bangladesh.