The spat began around March 06, the time of the final of the 2016 Asia Cup between India and Bangladesh. India was favoured to beat the smaller country, but the Bangladesh Tigers have been playing well recently, and were hoping for an upset.
After the Asia Cup final match a team of hackers calling themselves the Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked into more than 15 Bangladeshi websites, including several belonging to the government. Visitors to the sites were greeted with victorious Hindi music, yet more cricket memes and a message: "YOUR CRICKET TEAM IS NOTHING".
Bangladesh's captain Mashrafe Mortaza is the ace up their sleeve, but they have a problem to do with their team culture where mediocrity is rewarded.
Barely three days after the overwhelming defeat in the Asia Cup final, Bangladesh find themselves in vastly different conditions for the qualifying match of the ICC T20 World Cup against Netherlands at HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala on March 9, Wednesday.
Bangladesh’s left-arm pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman, who is recovering from a side strain suffered during the Asia Cup is in doubt for the qualifying match against Netherlands on March 9, 2016.
As a crucial member of Bangladesh cricket team during the ICC T20 World Cup in India, Mustafizur Rahman has embarked on his first overseas tour, and is acclimatizing to the environment at Dharamsala where Tigers are due to play their three qualifying matches.
ESPNcricinfo looks back at some of the defining talking points from the Asia Cup 2016 where Bangladesh made the headlines with their improvement in T20 cricket.
With a final tournament average of 121.00 at a strike rate of 165.75, Bangladesh may regret sending Mahmudullah in to bat so late in their shortened innings at the Asia Cup final.