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Bangabandhu School Cricket tournament starts in Rajshahi

Greenwatch News Desk Cricket 2022-03-06, 10:54pm

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Rajshahi, March 6- Bangabandhu School Cricket Tournament began
here for the second consecutive time amid a colourful arrangement.

Rajshahi Mayor and Chief Patronizer of the tournament AHM Khairuzzaman Liton opened the tournament at Lalon Shah Open stage with the presence of a large number of cricket fans and other cricket-loving people today.

A total of 32 schools from different areas in the district, including the
city corporation areas are taking part in the tournament.

Matches of the tournament will be held at Sheikh Kamal Stadium of Rajshahi University and at the playground of Shaheed Habibbur Rahman Hall in T-20 format from tomorrow.

Vice chancellor of Rajshahi University Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar, Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Abdul Jalil and former captain of Bangladesh National Cricket Team Khaled Masud Pilot were present at the opening ceremony.

Speaking on the occasion, Mayor Khairuzzaman Liton said more talented cricket players are expected to come out from the tournament and they will play in national teams.

He added that the present government under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been implementing diversified programmes to elevate the country's sports sector.