BD Academy U-19 team arrives in Karachi

KARACHI: A 17-member BKSP Bangladesh Academy U-19 team has arrived here on Sunday on a 10-day tour to Pakistan at the invitation of Customs Cricket Academy.

Tour director former Test cricketer Jalaluddin said while talking with media at a press conference held here at the National Bank Sports Complex that this is good thing that the Under-19 team of the Bangladesh Sports Academy is touring Pakistan.

The team from Bangladesh will play ten one-day matches against various clubs of Karachi during the tour. All these matches will be held at different grounds of the city.

Manager of the Bangladeshi team Mahmud Hussain said that his team has no security problem and the players want to further strengthen the mutual relations of the two countries.

BKSP Bangladesh squad is:

Md. Jasimuddin, Yaqub-ul-Imran, Md. Tarikul Islam, Litton Kumar Das, Md. Zakaria Masood,

Md. Habibullah Talukdar, Shoumya Sarkar, Md.Anamul Haque Bijoy, Moniruddin, Md. Imamul Hossain, Asif Ahmed (Ratul), Md. Mubarrat Islam Arpon, Md. Ashik-ul-Alom (Naem), Mohammad Forkan, Salehin Rifat Shad, Masud Hasan (Official), Md. Akhinur Jaman (Official).