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Controversial Ali defies BCB president

  • Published at 10:54 pm November 4th, 2016
  • Last updated at 12:40 am November 5th, 2016
Controversial Ali defies BCB president
Despite the commitment of Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan about removing security coordinator Mohammad Ali, the person in question was seen roaming around the Sher-e Bangla National Cricket stadium in Mirpur during the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League season four. The Ali issue came to the fore in the first week of October when he harassed Atif Azam, senior sports reporter of daily newspaper New Age, at Fatullah Stadium during the practice match between BCB XI and England. Azam filed a news report on October 3 after a fan named Mehedi ran onto the field to hug Bangladesh limited-over captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza during an ODI against Afghanistan. Ali pulled Azam’s shirt and dragged him to one side. Azam duly asked Ali to read the article first before reacting in such a violent manner. Later, a delegate team of prominent journalists met with the board president, requesting him to take proper measures. The BCB chief also felt irritated and assured that Ali will be removed from his post after the England series. However, Ali was still seen at SBNS in BPL 4, even after the board president’s commitment.