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President, PM congratulate Tigers for maiden T20 victory against India

  • Published at 12:23 pm November 4th, 2019
File photo of President Hamid (L) and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
File photo of President Hamid, left and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, right

Bangladesh beat India by 7 wickets to seal the victory

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have congratulated the Bangladesh cricket team for sealing their maiden T20 victory against India in the first of the three T20Is in New Delhi.

In his congratulatory message on Sunday, Abdul Hamid greeted all the players, coaches and officials of the national cricket team as well as Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officials concerned for the historic win against India.

“We are proud of seeing the team spirit and performance of our cricket team,” the head of the state said, reports UNB.

In a separate message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated the national cricket team for the historic win.

“The whole nation is proud of seeing the team spirit of our players and their tremendous performance,” she said.

Both the president and the premier expressed hope that the winning spree of the Bangladesh cricket team would continue in future.

On Sunday, Bangladesh beat India by 7 wickets to defeat the cricketing nation in a T20 match for the first time.