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Rafique to lead Bangladesh  Legends in Road Safety Series
Mohammad Rafique

Rafique to lead Bangladesh Legends in Road Safety Series

AgenciesRoad Safety World Series set to start from March 5 in Chhattisgarh, Raipur, India as former cricketers from India, West Indies, South Africa, Sri Lanka and England will be seen playing in the upcoming tournament. However, Bangladesh made a late entry and will participate in the six team tournament.Bangladesh Legends got the opportunity to play in place of Australia, who withdrew the event due to Covid-19 restrictions. Mohammad Rafique will lead the Bangladesh veteran’s team, apart from Rafique, former cricketers including Abdur Razzak, Khaled Mashud Pilot, Khaled Mahmud Sujon, Javed Omar Belim, Rajin Saleh, Nafees Iqbal and Aftab Ahmed.Bangladesh side will depart on February 28 to play the series. Everyone in the squad has to be corona negative before boarding the plane to India. After reaching there, the cricketers will have to stay in quarantine for two days. At the end of the two-day quarantine, the cricketers will play behind closed door.Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) newly appointed team selector and former left-arm spinner Razzak thrilled to be participating in such a tournament.“Of course it's a good feeling, whatever the game is, it always feels good. I will be able to play with all the former players. I have played with almost all of them. It will be good to play again.” Razzak told Cricfrenzy on Thursday.Javed Omar and Rafique had a great time in recently concluded Legends Champions Trophy, who had a great time with bat and ball, Rafique was named as the best player of the tournament. Razzak believes that Bangladesh will get s...

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