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Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have become one of the most heated rivals in cricket in the last few years, creating moments and controversies left, right, and centre. Their rivalry is set to take centre stage once again, during their Group D clash in the T20 World Cup 2024 on Friday, June 7, at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas.

In this article, SportsTiger looks back at the five on-field heated moments and controversies during the Sri Lanka versus Bangladesh rivalry in international cricket.

Nazmul Islam performs Naagin dance; starts chain reaction

nazmul islam performs naagin dance starts chain reaction

The Sri Lanka versus Bangladesh rivalry started to get into high gear after Nazmul Islam celebrated his first wicket in T20I cricket with a “Naagin dance,” which became synonymous with the South Asian country ever since 2018. Danushka Gunathilaka didn’t take it too kindly, mimicking the moment in their next match, following which Mushfiqur Rahim got into the act during the Nidahas Trophy, performing the “Naagin dance,” after securing a big win for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka.