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Tigers to get Tk 6cr reward

Sports Correspondent     31st August, 2017 12:38:52 printer

Tigers to get
Tk 6cr reward

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon, right, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel, MP, second right, BCB Director Naimur Rahman Durjoy, third right, and Bangladesh National Cricket Team players pose for a photograph after their first Test victory against Australia at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.-pid photo

Bangladesh team are currently passing through a brilliant year in ODIs and Tests.

For the first time ever, the Tigers played in the semi-finals of ICC Champions Trophy in England in June this year. And on August 30, 2017, they wrote history by defeating the mighty Australians in their first Test of the two-match series.

After their recent performances, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan Papon confirmed the media on Wednesday that the Tigers and their coaching staffs will be rewarded with Taka 2 crore by BCB for their Test triumph against Kangaroos.

Besides, International Cricket Council (ICC) awarded Taka 4 crore to Mashrafe Mortaza-led ODI team which played in the Champions Trophy semis.

Papon assured that the players and coaching staffs of the Champions Trophy and the Test team will receive their bonus Taka 6 crore soon, possibly before Eid-ul-Azha.