BCB announces cash awards for Bangla Tigers

Published: Friday, February 4, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Dhaka:The victorious Bangladesh team were rewarded by their cricket board for their brilliant Test and ODI series sweep against Zimbabwe.

BCB's advisory committee at an informal meeting decided to announce a lucrative bonus for the entire squad.

Accordingly an amount of Tk 3 lakhs would be awarded to cricketers who had featured in both the Test and ODI series. Those players who were part of the squad in one series will get half of that amount.

The bonanza is not just limited to the players. Coach Dav Whatmore, physio Robbie Hunt and trainer Stuart Karppinen will also receive Tk 3 lakh each while manager MA Latif Khan and computer analyst Nasir Ahmed will get 1.5 lakh Taka.

Bangladesh won the two-Test series 1-0 and then in a staged a remarkable turnaround cliched the ODI series 3-2 after trailing 0-2.

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