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Masudur to officiate the final

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 11 September, 2022 12:00 AM
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A top Bangladesh Cricket Board official said on Saturday that umpire Masudur Rahman will be one of the umpires in the final of the Asia Cup, scheduled to be held today in Dubai.

The final between Pakistan and Sri Lanka begins at 8:00pm (BST) at Dubai International Stadium.   

“Mukul (Masudur) has done great umpiring in the Asia Cup. He has handled big matches like India-Pakistan very well. He is getting that award,” BCB umpires committee chairman Iftekhar Rahman told The Daily Sun on Saturday.

Masudur started umpiring on a big stage with the India-Pakistan match in the group stage of the Asia Cup and due to his excellent performance in that match he also got the responsibility of umpiring in the match between the two rivals in the Super Four.

He has umpired in 26 T20 matches so far. He was the on-field umpire in 18 matches and he has served as an umpire 17 times in ODI matches.