Dhaka, Sept 12 (UNB) – The Walton Deaf Tri-Nation T20 Cricket Tournament begins on Friday (Sept 14) at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Cricket Stadium in Fatullah, Narayanganj.
India, Pakistan and hosts Bangladesh will initially compete on double league basis match, organized by Bangladesh Deaf Sports Foundation and sponsored by Walton Group. Later, two top teams will play the final.
India and Pakistan are expected to reach the capital on Thursday to compete in the eight-day meet.
The champion team will be awarded with Tk 50,000 and the runners-up team will get prize money of Tk 25,000 in addition to trophies. Besides, the meet’s sponsor Walton Group will give man of the award in every match.
The details of the meet was disclosed by vice president of Bangladesh Deaf Sports Foundation Zakir Hossain Khan at a press conference in the city on Wednesday.
Deputy Executive Director of Walton Group Uday Hakim, Senior Assistant Director of Walton Group Milton Ahmed and Manager cum Co-Ordinator of Bangladesh Deaf Sports Foundation Anisul Islam Nipu were also present on the occasion.
Bangladesh Deaf Cricket team for Tri-Nation T20 Cricket: Shahriar Ahmed Chowdhury (Captain), Russell Ahmed, Wahidul Alam Momin, Afsaruddin Riyad, Aksar Ahmed, Ahmed Abdullah Al Hasib (WK), Rubel Hossain, Shohel, Imran Khan, Ahmed Nafis Imtiaz Dip, GM Mahbubur Rahman Setu, Immi Chowdhury, Akib Mahmud, Saidur Rahman and Raihan Monir.