May 19, 2011, 11:51 pm | Update: May 19, 2014, 14:22
Bangladesh has won an unbeaten championship in the tri-series in Ireland Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's team won the tournament title by defeating West Indies in the thrilling final on Friday. After the series, Bangladesh's main goal is to perform well in the England World Cup. World Cup is going to start from May 30. With the confidence of being a champion in the tri-series, Bangladesh team has reached London from London, But Captain Mashrafe returned to the country to take an optional holiday with the historical trophy.
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who came to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday night at 11:20 pm, But he did not return alone. Three cricketer Yasir Ali, Nayeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, who returned with the team in the tri-series, returned home with Mashrafe. Another cricketer Farhad Reza will return on Sunday morning. Opener Tamim Iqbal was also on the same flight with Mashrafee from Dublin and the other three members of the team. But he went down to Dubai. He will spend the holidays with the family. The Bangladesh team will play the preparatory match for Pakistan against Pakistan on May 26. Mashrafe and Tamim have to join the team before the preparatory match starts after being rest for a few days.
State Minister for Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell MP was present at the airport to receive the title of the first ever International Tournament to win the Bangladesh captain. BCB director Jalal Yunus, Ismail Haider Mallik, Mahbubul Anam and chief executive Nizamuddin Chowdhury were also present. A large number of journalists were also present at the time.
Earlier, Bangladesh team played in six final finals. But every time the team was defeated by the disappointment of defeat. Eventually, Mashrafe led the seventh successive effort to lead a great success. However, Mashrafe did not say much about the airport. In a few words, "Thank you, so thank you so much. I will not talk about playing with you, because the whole team did not come. Only I have come. So it's not right to talk here. The main players who played and struggled in the field, they claim to speak. '