Mumbai: Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev on Thursday termed the unsavoury incident involving budding Indian and Bangladeshi players after the recent ICC U-19 World Cup as “horrible”, saying cricket is no more a “gentleman’s game”. The 1983 World Cup-winning India captain urged the BCCI to take strong action against erring cricketers to set an example. “Who’s saying cricket is a gentleman’s game? It’s not the gentleman’s game, it was!” said Kapil, who also relived the memories of the 1983 World Cup triumph which India won under his leadership. Bangladesh beat India by three wickets to win their maiden U-19 World Cup title. Untitled Carousel U-19 World Cup: ICC to review footage of Bangladesh’s unruly celebration after victory over IndiaICC to review footage of Bangladesh’s unruly celebration that followed their U-19 WC victory over India “What happened between those young people I think it was horrible. The cricket boards should take hard steps today so that tomorrow these type of mistakes do not happen,” Kapil said at an event, referring to the ugly post-match scenes in the U-19 World Cup final held last Sunday at Potchefstroom in South Africa. “You lost the match, you have no right to go back to the… Read full this story
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