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Bangladesh's historic 100th Test match celebrated

  • Published at 02:25 pm March 15th, 2017
  • Last updated at 04:07 pm March 15th, 2017
Bangladesh's historic 100th Test match celebrated
Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan and Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala were present among other officials during the occasion. The programme started at around 9:30am in front of the Dr Ranjan Chamugam stand with the playing of the national anthems of both the nations. Then, flags of the two countries were raised, along with the ICC flag. The BCB chief and the Bangladesh High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Riaz Hamidullah, jointly raised Bangladesh's flag. [caption id="attachment_52625" align="aligncenter" width="837"] Mushfiq and his Lankan counterpart, Rangana Herath, shake hands prior to the toss BCB[/caption] Cricket's governing body in Sri Lanka then provided medals to players of both the teams as souvenir. On the medals, it was written “Congratulation On The Century Test Match Played By Bangladesh”. The SLC president also honoured the BCB boss with a special souvenir. Later, the BCB gave special blazers to the Bangladesh players where it was emblazoned "100th Test, Bangladesh Cricket Board".