Faruque, also a former BCB board member and councillor, was 75 at the time of his death
Bangladesh Cricket Board expressed grief and sadness at the passing away of former national cricketer ASM Faruque, who breathed his last in Dhaka Wednesday evening following a cardiac arrest.
Faruque, a former BCB board member and councillor, was 75 at the time of his death.
The board also extended deep sympathies to the family of Faruque.
Part of the Bangladesh side which played against the visiting Marylebone Cricket Club team in 1976, the first tour by a foreign team to independent Bangladesh, Faruque had performed various roles with the BCB as an administrator.
He was the Bangladesh team manager at the 2003 World Cup in South Africa and the 2016 U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.