MNA National Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has hosted a reception for the Bangladesh women cricketers who won the Twenty20 Asia Cup recently, reported news agecny.
“Let’s not look back now that the journey has begun,” Hasina told the team at the reception organised at the Ganabhaban on Wednesday evening.
“I congratulate you from the bottom of my heart for the fantastic pride that you have brought us,” she said.
The prime minister handed the players, coaching staff and officials of the team Tk 20 million awards announced by Bangladesh Cricket Board.
On June 10, Bangladesh beat six-time champions India by three wickets to lift the Women’s T20 Asia Cup in Malaysia, the first major trophy for any Bangladesh team in international cricket.