AIUB PL cricket tournament begins

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17 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

AIUB PL cricket tournament begins

Players from all the departments of AIUB pose for a photograph before the AIUB Premier League (APL) Cricket Tournament 2020 at the university playground on Sunday. — SUN PHOTO

AIUB Premier League (PL) Cricket Tournament 2020 inaugurated by Honorable Vice-Chancellor Dr Carmen Z Lamagna at the university playground on Sunday.

A total of 18 teams from all the departments of AIUB are taking part in the tournament. In the opening match of this 7-day long tournament, EEE Blasters and CS Cyclones played against each other. At the opening ceremony, along with the students and other high officials of the university were also present.

The tournament will be held as per international T-10 format. It is noteworthy that AIUB is the Education Partner of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), under which around 22 national cricket players study in various academic programmes. Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad, Abu Haider Rony, Liton Das, Sabbir Rahman, Akbar Ali Khan, Kamrul Hasan Rabbi, Afif Hossain, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Junayed Siddique, Tanbir Hayder are to mention some of renowned ones. Some of them are expected to take part in this tournament from their respective department.


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