India Won World Cup Quarterfinal Because of Umpires, says Bangladesh Prime Minister

Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 19:14

Wading into the controversy over umpiring decisions in Bangladesh's World Cup quarterfinal loss to India, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said everyone has seen how the Mashrafe Mortaza-led side was "made to lose".

During a function organised by Bangladeshi expatriates in Melbourne for the national team, Prime Minister Hasina called Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan and greeted the players on the phone.

When Hassan connected a loudspeaker to the phone, Hasina said, "We would have won if the umpires did not give wrong decisions.