Bangladesh is going to face Australia in the second and last Test match from next 4th September in Zahur Ahmed Stadium, Chittagong. Prior to the series decider Test match, Bangladesh’s captain Mushfiqur Rahim, appeared in a press conference on Sunday.
He shared his feelings about the upcoming match. During the question and answer session at a point, the recent flood issue in Bangladesh was raised. Then he talked about the sufferings of the people in the Northern and Eastern part of Bangladesh.
During this session, he wished to put a smile on the sufferers face. He added that not only by bringing a good news of win against team Australia in last test, but also by providing some relief support from the cricketers. He wants to lessen the sufferings of millions of flooded people as far as he along with his mates can.
By this time cricketers have come forward to help the people. But after the series cricketers are hoping to appear with a bigger round of help in a bigger aspect before the sufferers, he added.
He told, “We have already tried to help in some figure for the sufferers. We are now planning for more. We are hoping to appear with a bigger amount for the people there in northern and eastern area of Bangladesh. But by this time, we will try our best to perform well in the field against Aussies to put a smile on their face for our performance. We pray to almighty that the flood situation gets better by this time and they may get their normal lifestyle back like before”.
To be noted, by this time Bangladesh Cricket Board has already been donated for relief help in Sirajganj from BPL Opening Ceremonial cost. Another 20 million taka has been donated to Prime Minister’s relief fund for help which is been a great example of humanitarian help from cricketers.
-Abu Sayem Dosar