Srinagar: Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are creating a new rivalry in the World of Cricket and on Thursday, another chapter was added after Lanka player mocked Bangladesh with Naagin dance after the thrilling win.
On Thursday , Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in a thriller to seal Super 4 berth in ongoing Asia Cup. At the conclusion Sri Lanka players was seef mocking Bangladesh with famous Navin Dance style.
Pertinently it was in 2018 that Bangladesh’s ‘Naagin’ dance, which they performed after beating Sri Lanka in the final league game of the Nidahas Trophy the move got famous.
On Thursday Steady innings from Kusal Mendis and skipper Dasun Shanaka helped the islanders cruise into the Super Four stage of the six-team tournament on Thursday.
Shortly after the win, cameras captured a charged-up Karunaratne coming up with the ‘Naagin’ dance to mock Bangladesh. The video of the incident went viral on social media in no time.
Karunaratne’s dance rubbed salt in the wounds as the pre-match build-up was intense. The 20-over game preceded a verbal battle between the two camps, which started with Sri Lanka captain Shanaka taking a swipe at Bangladesh’s bowling attack and calling them an “easier opponent” as compared to Afghanistan.