ASM Faruque, one of the cricketers who represented Bangladesh against a visiting MCC in 1976, has passed away on Wednesday evening. He was 75 at the time of death.
A media release from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) read, "The Bangladesh Cricket Board expresses grief and sadness at the passing away of former National cricketer ASM Faruque who breathed his last in Dhaka today (Wednesday, 16 September) evening following a cardiac arrest. Faruque, a former BCB Board Member and councillor, was 75 at the time of his death."
Faruque was the manager of the Bangladesh national cricket team in the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup and in the 2016 ICC under-19 World Cup. He had been BCB's Game Development Committee Chairman in 2007. He was a member of the Technical Committee formed by BCB President Nazmul Hassan. Faruque was a selector for the Asia team in the Afro-Asia Cup in 2007 as well.