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Sikder Group, Bashundhara undertake a new venture - BICL to set up bag plant at Mongla Economic Zone.

Bashundhara Industrial Complex Limited Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir handing over a cheque for up-front payment to PowerPac Economic Zone (Pvt) Ltd Group Director John Haque Sikder as a Land Lease Agreement (LLA) was signed between the two companies at a city hotel on Sunday.

Tigers begin skill camp, eying Sri Lanka series
Bangladesh cricket team practising with their new kit on Sunday at SBNCS. Photo: BP

Tigers begin skill camp, eying Sri Lanka series

The Bangladesh cricketers had the opportunity to practice as a group after 198 days as they began the skill training camp at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday.A total of 27 cricketers have been called up for the skill camp, amongst which on the first day, 16 cricketers were present. The rest of the cricketers will join the camp from tomorrow, BCB officials said.Since the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country in mid-March country’s cricketing activities have stopped. However the cricketers returned to the ground on July 19 when the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) organized individual training sessions. The players continued their individual training at different venues across the country. However with the three-match Test series in Sri Lanka approaching fast, finally the BCB started the group practice but not before creating a Bio-secure bubble for the cricketers.Before starting the camp, all of the cricketers had to undergo a corona test in which they returned negative. The BCB then sent them to team Hotel Sonargaon where the cricket apex board rented two floors for the cricketers, coaching and other staff. Even the 35 staff of the hotel Sonargaon who are giving the players service had to undergo a corona test. Two buses have been kept ready for cricketers’ travelling from hotel to stadium and stadium to hotel. The bus drivers also have been in a Bio-secure bubble along with others.However, the cricketers began the activities with stretching before head coach Russell Domingo gave them some advice after calling all of them in a huddle. The...

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