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Nagad announces BDT 20 lakh for BPL champions Barishal

Staff Reporter

Published: 14:23, 2 March 2024

Nagad announces BDT 20 lakh for BPL champions Barishal

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Tamim Iqbal-led Fortune Barishal have clinched their first-ever Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) title. During the celebration, Tamim invited Nagad Ltd. CEO Tanvir A. Mishuk to join the trophy celebration. Upon a demand from senior players of Barishal, Tanvir A Mishuk got connected to a video call and announced a cash prize of BDT 20 lakh for winning the championship. Barishal, often referred to as the team of oldies and unlucky too, previously reached BPL finals several times but suffered defeats. This time, they showed remarkable resilience. They defeated hot favorites Cumilla Victorians by six wickets in the final. The entire Barisal team was rejoicing after becoming the champion.

At that time, Team captain Tamim Iqbal connected Tanvir A. Mishuk through a video call. Tanvir also congratulated Tamim and his team and announced the prize money. As soon as the announcement was made, there was a wave of
excitement among the champion team. The team does not have a direct association with Nagad.Tamim Iqbal is Nagad's brand ambassador for several years. Additionally, Mushfiqur Rahim is associated with Nagad Islamic. Mahmudullah Riyad and Mehedi Hasan Miraz have also worked to prompt Nagad in different ways. The power of customer-centric innovations, and easy and affordable services have drawn the best stars of the country to Nagad’s terrain.
It is to be mentioned that Nagad was associated with this BPL season in the " powered by" category.

Tamim Iqbal said, " Nagad and Tanvir bhai always have extra affection for the country's cricket. In various ways, Nagad and Tanvir bhai have manifested their love. We accept this gift of BDT 20 lakh as an honor and express our
gratitude to Tanvir Bhai. At the same time, we hope that Tanvir Bhai, as the leader of Nagad, will reach the pinnacle of success." Tanvir A Mishuk, CEO of Nagad Ltd., warmly congratulates the champion Barishal team. He shares, " Cricket holds an unparalleled place in the hearts of millions in Bangladesh.

Since we hold Bangladesh close to our hearts, cricket, and cricketers naturally become central to our focus. I hope that akin to the consistent success gifted by players like Tamim, Mushfiq, Mahmudullah, or Miraz, Bangladesh as a team will attain a distinctive position in the cricket world in days to come. Moreover, in terms of economic contributions, we will continue to move the country forward with new and innovative services." In Friday & #39s BPL final, Comilla posted 154 runs, and in response, Barishal reached the target losing only four wickets. Tamim Iqbal played a crucial innings, scoring 39 runs off 26 balls. Tamim emerged as the tournament's highest run-scorer. In the playoff, Mushfiqur Rahim played a match-winning knock. Mahmudullah also had a great tournament with the bat.

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