There had been no cricket whatsoever at the Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur because of the Covid-19 outbreak. Finally, a cricket match is underway after 208 days at the home of cricket.
The Mahmudullah XI is taking on the Nazmul XI in the curtain raiser of thr President's Cup today. Nazmul Hossain Shanto has won the toss and put Mahmudullah XI into bat.
Before the start of the match, everyone observed a one-minute silence in memory of who died of Covid-19. Then the tournament was inaugurated releasing ballons and pigeons.
Nazmul XI: Nazmul Hossain Shanto (c), Soumya Sarkar, Saif Hassan, Afif Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tawhid Hridoy, Irfan Shukkur, Taskin Ahmed, Muqidul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Rishad Hossain, Al-Amin Hossain (super sub).
Mahmudullah XI: Mahmudullah (c), Naim Sheikh, Liton Das, Mominul Haque, Nurul Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Imrul Kayes, Ebadot Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Abu Hider, Rakibul Hasan, Aminul Islam Biplob.