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Bangabandhu T20 Cup: Minister Group Rajshahi elected to bat first

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Published: 13:52, 24 November 2020   Update: 18:23, 24 November 2020
Bangabandhu T20 Cup: Minister Group Rajshahi elected to bat first

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The opening match of the Bangabandhu T20 Cup has been fielded between Minister Group Rajshahi and Beximco Dhaka will at 1.30 pm Bangladesh time today. Before the start of the field battle between the two teams, Beximco Dhaka decided to field after winning the toss by captain Mushfiqur.

Until the report was written, Minister Group Rajshahi bagged 31 runs for 1 wicket in 4 overs.

The five-team Bangabandhu T20 Cup came to the fore through this match. The cricket frenzy started again in Mirpur. In the second match of the day, Zamcon Khulna and Fortune Barisal will face at 6.30 pm. All the matches of the tournament will be held at the 'Home of Cricket' Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. 

A total of five teams are participating in the tournament. The teams are: Beximco Dhaka, Zamcon Khulna, Minister Group Rajshahi, Gazi Group Chattogram and Fortune Barisal.

The tournament is also part of the BCB's ongoing initiative. The BCB plans to resume cricket in the country after the country's cricketing activities were halted due to corona in March. The BCB hopes that the Bangabandhu T20 Cup will play a key role in bringing international cricket back to the country.

Squads of two teams at a glance:

Beximco Dhaka: Mushfiqur Rahim, Rubel Hossain, Tanjid Hasan Tamim, Nasum Ahmed, Nayeem Sheikh, Nayeem Hasan, Akbar Ali, Yasir Ali Rabbi, Sabbir Rahman, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Muktar Ali.

Minister Group Rajshahi: Mohammad Ashraful, Farhad Reza, Arafat Sunny, Fazle Mahmud Rabbi, Kazi Nurul Hasan Sehan (wicket-keeper), Roni Talukder, Nazmul Hassan Shant (captain), Sheikh Mehedi Hasan, Ebadat Hassan, Muqidul.