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Old February 19, 2011, 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by sobuj
From CricInfo

The loudest, sustained cheers from a sell-out crowd were sadistic ones. The first was when Sehwag was hit by a short ball somewhere between his pad and thigh pad; they went mad as he went down. Virat Kohli later misread the bounce of another short one, and inside-edged onto the area between his thigh pad and the box. He bent over in pain, and the roof of the stadium came off again. To rub salt into his wound, the giant screen showed three replays of the hit before the next delivery. Each was greeted by a loud cheer.

Those replays were conspicuous in their absence later in the innings when Mushfiqur Rahim was hit in the face by a ball that bounced in front of him. It was in fact the longest period of silence at the Shere Bangla Stadium, as Mushfiqur received treatment.

Such things surely brings a bad name for the nation. Endom ram gadhar moto achoron manusher.
that would have happened in most if not all non-white cricketing countries. heck, allan donal saw a UAE millionaire stroll out to bat without a helmet, and intentially hit him on the head. he was told to do so by a teammate.

its only natural that a bangladeshi crowd would go silent if a bangladeshi player got a paper cut. i'm sure if kohli lay on the pitch bleeding most of the ground would stay quiet. but its unreasonable to expect the home crowd to treat the visitors with the same level of concern for minor injuries (rahim, kohli, and sehwag) all had minor injuries.
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