[caption id="attachment_692781" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-692781" alt="Bangladesh players wore black armbands during the 5th T20I AFP" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/000_12I6V1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Bangladesh players wore black armbands during the 5th T20I AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Nothing went the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bangladesh" target="_blank">Bangladesh</a> way despite a fine 55-ball 72* from <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players./mushfiqur-rahim" target="_blank">Mushfiqur Rahim</a>. They lost the game against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/india" target="_blank">India</a> by 17 runs. The Bangladesh side sported black armbands in the match as a mark of respect for the lives lost in the US-Bangladesh flight that crashed in Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Monday. The flight was carrying 71 passengers, of which 51 lost their lives. <p></p> <p></p>The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) confirmed through their tweet that the gesture was a mark of respect for the ones who lost their life. <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">The Bangladesh National Team, currently in Colombo, Sri Lanka for the Nidahas Trophy Tri-nation T20 tournament, will wear black armbands as a mark of respect to the victims of the crash during Wednesday s match against India at the R. Premadasa Stadium. <a href="https://t.co/iwb4U9QS7I">pic.twitter.com/iwb4U9QS7I</a></p> <p></p> Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) <a href="https://twitter.com/BCBtigers/status/973561564665036800?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 13, 2018</a></blockquote> <p></p><b>Ahead of the game Mahmudullah spoke about the unfortunate incident:</b> When we got the news of the unfortunate plane crash yesterday, we were deeply distressed by it. About 30-40 Bangladeshis were on board, it is very disturbing. There could be someone s close relatives who would have been on that flight. Some I might have known, it s very sad. Our prayers are with them and hope the families gather enough strength to battle through these stressful times."