Karim was undergoing treatment at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in Dhaka for multiple health conditions including cancer
Former General Secretary of Bangladesh Cricket Board [BCB] Reza-e-Karim breathed his last in the early hours on Sunday.
He was 82.
BCB and the cricket fraternity of the country expressed deep bereavement at the passing away of one of the pioneer organisers of the sport in the country.
Karim was undergoing treatment at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in Dhaka for multiple health conditions including cancer.
Karim was in the forefront to organize cricket in the post-liberation Bangladesh as the Secretary of the erstwhile BCCB’s First Division League and Tournament Committee in 1974-75. He was the Secretary of the BCCB when the first constitution of the Board was drafted in 1976-77. Heartfelt condolences were extended to the family of the deceased.
Namaz-e-Janaza of late Karim was held on the same day after Zuhr prayer at Baitush Sarak Mosque, Tejgaon Monipuri Para and was buried at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard in Mirpur.