The first ball bowled by actor Roshan hit a big six. Ashraful The playground is full of applause from thousands of spectators. The audience including commentators were saying, ‘This is our familiar Ashraful. We want to see such Ashraful on the field again.
Now it’s Roshan’s turn to bat. Roshan could not touch Ashraful’s first two balls with the bat. The ball that was finally touched somehow crossed the boundary and went out of the field. However, the audience did not skimp on the applause.
Former captain of Bangladesh national team. Ashraful and Roshan, two popular actors of Bengal, had such a ‘rivalry’ at the Shahid Smriti Degree College ground in Akhaura Upazila of Brahmanbaria. They appeared as guests in a cricket final match on Tuesday. Those two entered the field at the break of the innings of the game. On the news of these two celebrities coming, thousands of visitors appeared in the college grounds.
In the final of the Australia-Bangladesh Community Cricket Gold Cup tournament, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd ward teams of the municipality defeated the South Union team by three wickets. The 20 over match was quite exciting. The municipal team won with just one ball in hand.
Ashraful said in his speech, ‘We have to dream. We won the ICC Cup because we dreamed. Can now play the World Cup regularly. Many good cricketers are also seen locally. They should be brought up through proper care.
Roshan said, ‘Playing cricket was my dream. I wanted to do something good in cricket. But at one time I started to build myself on the other side. I am very happy to see such a beautiful event in the field of my area. It must be continued.
Zilla Parishad member Md spoke at the closing ceremony. Saiful Islam, Convener of the Tournament Management Committee Nirjan Musharraf, Member Secretary. Shariful Islam and others. Biswajit Pal Babu, Solaiman Ismail Rumel was in charge of umpire.
Nirjan Musharraf and Md. Shariful Islam said, ‘Akhaura sports ground has shrunk a lot. There is no big event especially in cricket. Our aim is to organize regular tournaments and try to produce Bangladeshi national team players from here.