Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal and former national captain Mushfiqur Rahim come to live on Saturday (May 2) night at 10:30 pm Bangladesh time.
The two Bangladeshi celebrated cricketers will go live for the first time on social media in the Instagram page of Mushfiqur Rahim, after several such appearances by world famed all rounder Shakib Al Hasan and one by Tamim.
In a global Coronavirus situation, a good number of athletes across the world have availed the option of going live on social media to share their updates, memories and some of their unknown stories with their fans, or alert them about the deadly Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Mushfiqur Rahim in his Facebook page invited the cricket fans and lovers to join the live "adda" with him and Tamim Iqbal.
Earlier, Bangladesh's wicket-keeper cum batsman , Mushfiqur Rahim expressed his interest to auction his most beloved double ton bat to raise funds to battle against deadly Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country.
The entire money from the auction will be spent to deal with coronavirus. Auction of cricket equipment for charitable work is rare in Bangladesh. However, during the disaster of the country, Mushfiqur is picking up one of his favorite and historic bats at auction.
Mushfiqur, who hit the first double century in test cricket as the first Bangladeshi batsman,(against Sri Lanka at Galle in 2013) has decided to auction the bat to help the poor people.
Tamim Iqbal also extended his helping hands to the sportspersons around the country who are struggling during the lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Tamim provided financial aid to 91 athletes from many disciplines including cycling, swimming, gymnast, football, cricket, kabaddi, wushu, and hockey. He also helped some coaches.
Tamim also coordinated the effort of the top cricketers to donate their 15-day salary to the Prime Minister’s fund to help the poor during this pandemic.
All the sporting events are postponed in Bangladesh including cricket. Thousands of sportsperson are now stuck at home.