Bangladesh Cricket Board rewards Women’s team for Clinching Asia Cup title
The Bangladesh Women triumphed over the Indian women in the final of the Asia Cup.
Updated - Jun 12, 2018 11:54 am
The Bangladesh Women’s cricket team created history when they defeated India in the recently-concluded Asia Cup T20. Prior to the start of the tournament, it was clear that this would be a two horse race between the India and Pakistan eves. However, there was a surprise when Bangladesh surprised one and all and secured the title after defeating the Indians in the final of the tournament.
Moreover, as far as the Bangladesh Cricket Board is concerned, there is a bumper prize money that has been distributed among the cricketers. Nazmul Hasan, the president of the BCB has announced a prize money of 2 Crors Taka. Papon also added that the hard work for the side is something that certainly needs to be recognized.
“I cannot describe, in words, the joy we had on seeing them perform in this manner,” BCB President Nazmul Hasan told reporters. “They had worked really hard and their effort needs to be recognized. So we have decided to distribute Taka 2 Crores as prize money for the team,” he said.
Salma Khatun, the captain of the Bangladesh women’s cricket team came out and stated that this was indeed naturally massive incentives for the team. She also added that the side now will be expected to perform a lot better and for the overall development of women’s cricket in the country.
“Naturally it is a big incentives,” Salma Khatun told Cricbuzz when her attention was drawn towards the prize money. “It will not only boost our image but this kind of recognition will help the development of women’s cricket in the country.”
Cricketer Biren Sikder was also over the moon. “We are proud with their performance,” said Biren. “We would create a dedicated academy for the women cricketers.”