Disgusting, disgraceful: Bishan Bedi slams India U19 team behaviour vs Bangladesh in World Cup final
Former India spinner Bishan Singh Bedi has lashed out at the Priyam Garg-led U-19 team for his or her behaviour after the planet final where they were involved in an altercation with their Bangladeshi counterparts.
After Bangladesh won the ultimate beating India by three wickets (via DLS) at the Senwes Park on Sunday, the players of the 2 teams were seen engaging in an exchange of words and even some pushing and shoving on the sector .
"You bat, bowl and field badlyhappens, but there is no excuse for behaving badly. The behaviour was disgusting and most disgraceful. The innocence of that age wasn't visible in the least ," Bedi told Mid Day.
Bedi, who represented India in 67 Tests and 10 ODIs, said the behaviour of the Bangladesh cricketers isn't our problem.
"Look, what Bangladesh do is their problem, what our boys do is our problem. you'll see that there was abusive language used," he said.
On Tuesday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) sanctioned five players, including three from Bangladesh and two from India.
The Bangladesh players who are found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct are Towhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain and Rakibul Hasan. they need all been handed six demerit points and located guilty of A level three breach of the ICC Code of Conduct.
From India, Akash Singh and Ravi Bishnoi got five demerit points.
"We were easy. we expect its part and parcel of the sport -- you win some and you lose some," India captain Priyam had said at the post-match news conference . "But their reaction was dirty. i feel it shouldn't have happened. But it's okay."
Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali, on his part, had said he was "sorry" for his team's behaviour.