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Pakistan had unfurled its national flag during its practice session in Mirpur, Bangladesh. There was a huge controversy regarding this incident. After the controversy broke out, the Pakistan Cricket Team had sought permission to hoist the Inda during practice. But now a new twist has come in this development.

The controversy escalated on social media

After this incident, a fan wrote on the Facebook page, “Different countries have come to Bangladesh innumerable times, many matches have been played. But no country has needed to hoist its national flag during the exercise. But why did it… what does it represent?” However, when the controversy started to take hold on social media platforms, Pakistan’s media manager Ibrahim Badiji said that they have in the practice of hoisting their national flag for a long time.

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While unfurling their national flag during the exercise session, the countrymen of Bangladesh took it as a political message amid the golden jubilee celebrations of the country’s independence. However, the national flag is traditionally flown during international or bilateral games. But the BCB had banned the act in 2014. The BCB had banned foreign nations from carrying their national flag on their soil.

The controversy escalated on social media

After this incident, a fan wrote on a Facebook page. “Different countries have come to Bangladesh innumerable times, many matches have playe, but no country is required to hoist its national flag during practice. But why did it… what does it represent?” However, when the controversy started to take hold on social media platforms, Pakistan’s media manager Ibrahim Badiji said that they have in the practice of hoisting their national flag for a long time.

Pakistan team had clarified on the matter

The media manager of the Pakistani team said in an interview to Sportstar, “This is not a new thing for us. It has been a part of his coaching philosophy since Saqlain Mushtaq joined the team. He feels that the country’s flag acts as an inspiration for the player.”

Willing to leave a mark in cricket

Pakistan is currently in Bangladesh and the first Test of the two-match series will play on 26 November at the Zahoor Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. Pakistan eliminated them on the host team’s soil in the T20 International series. Bangladesh will be keen to make a mark in Test cricket after the crushing defeat in the T20I series. The first Test will start on November 26, while the second Test will be played from December 4.

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