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Brahmanbaria wheelchair cricket team goes to India for Intl T20 series

  • Published at 03:20 pm October 26th, 2018
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The 16-member wheelchair cricket team from Dream for Disability Foundation from Brahmanbaria at the farewell event in October 26, 2018 Ujjal Chakraborty/Dhaka Tribune

The cricketers asked for everyone's blessings for their success

The 16-member wheelchair cricket team from Dream for Disability Foundation, in Brahmanbaria, has left for India's Tripura to participate in the International T20 series.

The former captain of Bangladesh’s National Football Team, Kaisar Hamid, formally bade them farewell on Loknath Tank-er -par ground, around 11am, on Friday. 

District Awami League General Secretary Al Mamun Sarker, Additional Police Superintendent Rezaul Kabir, district Press Club General Secretary Deepak Chowdhury Bappi, and Brahmanbaria Ideal Residential School, and College Principal Shopnul Islam Shopan, among others, were also in attendance.

During the farewell event, Dream for Disability Foundation Founder Md Hedaetul Aziz Munna, and the team's Captain Rocky Ahmed said they will be participating in three matches between the two countries—according the International T20 system in Tripura state's capital Agartala on Saturday.

Therefore, the cricketers asked for everyone's blessings for their success.

Former captain of Bangladesh National Football Team Kaisar Hamid told the Dhaka Tribune: "Differently-abled cricketers are going to India today to play cricket. I hope this game will bring success in the sports department and a great honor to Bangladesh."