Bangladesh government showers tons of rewards on its national cricket team



By NewsGram Staff Writer

Bangladesh’s outstanding team performance in the World Cup and home series against Pakistan has earned the team bucket full of bounties.

As per the declaration of Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday, the national cricket team is going to be loaded with money, flats and cars for its brilliant performance.

Notably, Bangladesh’s most successful campaign in the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand was followed by a clinical 3-0 One-Day International (ODI) series sweep and maiden T20 International win against Pakistan.

In a reception held at PM’s official residence, the team was congratulated for their winning performance. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President, Nazmul Hassan, offered details of the money received from the International Cricket Council (ICC) after Bangladesh moved to the World Cup’s quarter-finals.

During the ceremony, Hasina declared additional bonus for the team. She announced that the team had received 40 million taka from ICC. It was also informed that BCB would give another 12.3 million taka to Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and team.

Apart from this, Bangladesh cricket team will also be rewarded with 10 million taka for its encouraging performance in the World Cup and 10 million taka for the limited-overs series sweep against Pakistan.