BCB declares 'Rocket' as title sponsor of BAN v AUS series

BCB declares ‘Rocket’ as title sponsor of BAN v AUS series

Rocket earned the title sponsorship of a home series for the third consecutive time.

A Bangladesh fan. (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images)

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced the title sponsor for the upcoming Bangladesh v Australia Test series. They have announced that ‘Rocket’ will be the title sponsor of the home series for the third consecutive time. The mobile banking network of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited, ‘Rocket’ has been the title sponsor for Bangladesh’s last two home series against England and Afghanistan.

CEO of BCB Nizam Uddin Chowdhury, Managing Partner of Impress Mattra Consortium Md. Sanaul Arefeen and Managing Director and CEO of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited Abul Kashem Md. Shirin were all present at the event. The Tigers will play two Test matches against Australia. The Kangaroos are currently preparing for the series in a conditioning camp and are expected to land in Bangladesh on Friday.

“Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited’s relationship with Bangladesh Cricket has been always good. Dutch-Bangla was the title sponsor of Bangladesh’s inaugural Test against India. Since then we have maintained a good relation with Bangladesh Cricket Board. We wish to collaborate more with the cricket in the upcoming days,” said an ecstatic MD-cum-CEO of Dutch Bangla Bank Abul Kashem Md. Shirin.

“From the beginning, we have always got the support of Dutch-Bangla Bank. Bangladesh’s historic first Test’s total sponsor was Dutch-Bangla. Dutch-Bangla was always with Bangladesh Cricket and we hope that they will continue to be with us,” he added.

BCB wants Dutch-Bangla Bank in future as well

CEO of BCB Nizam Uddin Chowdhury acknowledged the efforts of Dutch-Bangla Bank and said that the board wants them to continue supporting Bangladeshi cricket by stretching out the hand of friendship. “Dutch-Bangla was not only the title sponsor of that series, they were part of the entire sponsorship deal.  We hope they will be part of sponsor with Bangladesh Cricket in the future as well,” Nizam Uddin Chowdhury said.