Women’s cricket team to get Tk 2cr on clinching Asia Cup title
Banglapress, Dhaka: Bangladesh Women Cricket Team will be awarded Tk 2 crore as prize money for clinching the Asia Cup T20 title yesterday.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hasan Papon has announced the prize money while the team being given a reception held at the Sonargaon Hotel in the capital this evening upon their victory against India.
The authorities of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have also announced that each of the players will receive Tk 10 lakh.“They will also be honored with special awards upon their individual performances,” the BCB boss also assured.
The victorious Tigresses have arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by a US Bangla flight this afternoon. The team went to Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel straight from the airport where the BCB president along with directors and staff members received the Tigresses and announced the prize money.
Yesterday, it was dream come true for Bangladesh and a befitting end of a fairy tale as Tigresses overcame all the hurdles to beat the fancied India by three wickets in a nerve wrecking final of the Women’s Asia Cup final to lift their maiden crown at Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.