Seven cricketers depart Dhaka to perform Umrah Hajj

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Seven Bangladeshi male cricketers who are in or close to the national team have departed Dhaka on Thursday to perform Umrah Hajj.

These cricketers are Afif Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mohammad Naim Sheikh, Taskin Ahmed, Nurul Hasan Shohan, Taijul Islam and Zakir Hasan. Among them Afif, Saifuddin, Naim, Taskin and Shohan are picked in the Tigers' squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

Bangladesh team players are currently in vacation after completing two back to back home series against Australia and New Zealand.

The national team will depart for Oman in the first week of October to take part in the qualifier round of the T20 World Cup where they will play against Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Oman to get a place in the main round of the tournament.