Soumya set to tie the knot

Bangladesh batsman Soumya Sarkar is set to tie the knot on 26th February, agencies report. The batsman has already asked for a leave from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) till 29th February. Soumya, who hails from Satkhira, will get married at Khulna's Khulna Club on 26th February and the reception is slated for 28th February. According to sources close to the player, the bride-to-be's name is Priyonti Debnath Pooja, who hails from Khulna.

The bride-to-be's father Gopal Debnath confirmed to The Daily Star about the imminent celebrations.  "We have all given our consent and the wedding is going to take place with agreement between all the parents," he said.