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Soumya joins Shakib’s poll campaign

Published : 03 Jan 2024 09:21 PM

All-rounder of Bangladesh Cricket Team Shakib Al Hasan is taking part in the 12th National Election slated for to be held on January 7, 2024. 

Shakib got nomination for Magura-1 from the ruling party Bangladesh Awami League. 

The all-rounder just now is very busy campaigning in his constituency. A numbers of former and current national team’s cricketers and coaches joined Shakib in his election campaign.

Top order batter Soumya Sarker also joined Shakib’s election campaign after he is back from New Zealand on January 1. He went to Magura on Wednesday. The opener distributed at various places in Magura town.   

The right hand batter passed 2023 with better performance. He was out of form for a long time. He scored 169 runs against New Zealand in the second limited over match at Saxton Oval, Nelson on December 20, 2023. 

He played a vital role in the white ball innings. Right arm medium pacer Soumya claimed three wickets conceding 18 runs in the third ODI’s. It was a great achievement for Bangladesh to win over New Zealand on their home soil and the T-20 match.      

Meanwhile, Right hand batters Rony Talukder, Muktar Ali, left arm orthodox bowler Nazmul Islam Apu also joined shakib’s election campaign.  Shakib Al Hassan due to his election campaign missed business for the upcoming election is missing the Bangladesh cricket team tour New Zealand.