Clemon cricket tournament begins in Rajshahi

Publish: 3:50 PM, January 20, 2019 | Update: 3:50:PM, January 20, 2019

RAJSHAHI  – Clemon T-20 Cricket Tournament began for the seventh time here today amidst a colourful function.

Rajshahi Cricket Academy organized the tournament at Divisional Women Sports Complex in Rajshahi City. Deputy Commissioner SM Abdul Kader accompanied by former captain of National Cricket Team Khaled Masud Pilot
declared the tournament, which was inaugurated before a large number of cricket fans.

A total of 48 teams from 24 districts including Dhaka, Bogura, Pabna, Rangpur, Noakhali, Chattagram, Khulna and host Rajshahi are taking part in the tournament splitting into four groups.

According to the sources concerned, the game will be held in knockout method in next one month. After the end of the knockout phase, semifinal will be held with one team from each of the groups. Former players of National
Cricket Team Rafiqul Islam Khan and Alamgir Kabir and Vice-president of Divisional Sports Association Mahbub Jamal were present on the occasion.

In the today’s opening match, Bangla Track Cricket Academy clinched a nine- wicket victory over Rajshahi Cricket Training Centre.