Bangabandhu T20 Cup Tournament Title Sponsor
Walton, the country’s leading electronics and automobile maker, become the title sponsor of the Bangabandhu T20 Cup cricket tournament. As a result, the tournament has been officially named ‘Bangabandhu T20 Cup Sponsor by Walton’.
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For the first time, the Bangabandhu T20 Cup cricket tournament is being organized with local cricketers. The tournament is being organized on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
K-Sports and Walton signed an agreement on Sunday (November 22) to sponsor the tournament. Walton Group Executive Director Uday Hakim and K Sports Director Ashfaq Ahmed signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations. Walton Director Firoz Alam and Frost Senior Additional Director Milton Ahmed were present on the occasion.
Uday Hakim said, ‘We are going through a difficult time due to the Corona epidemic. Cricket is going to return to the field after overcoming this fear of Corona. Thousands of cricket fans across the country are flocking to watch the bat-and-ball fight. The cricketers are also ready to return to the field after a long break.
He further said, “Walton Group is proud to be able to stay with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on the occasion of Mujib Year. We hope that this event will inspire thousands of spectators, cricket fans, players, and those associated with cricket.
Five teams will participate in the tournament. The teams are Beximco Dhaka, Gazi Group Chittagong, Fortune Barisal, Minister Group Rajshahi, and Jemcon Khulna. The country’s top 60 cricketers will compete in T20 Cup for the teams in the tournament.
The tournament will start on Tuesday (November 24) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. It will end on December 16. All the matches of the tournament will be telecast live on Bangladesh Television and the new channel T Sports.