BCB express sadness for the passing away of ASM Faruque
The Bangladesh Cricket Board expresses grief and sadness at the passing away of former National cricketer ASM Faruque who breathed his last in Dhaka yesterday (Wednesday, 16 September) evening following a cardiac arrest.
Faruque, a former BCB Board Member and councilor, was 75 at the time of his death. The Board extends deepest sympathies to the family of ASM Faruque.
One of the cricketers of the Bangladesh side that had played against the visiting MCC team in 1976, the first tour by a foreign team to independent Bangladesh, Faruque had performed various roles with the BCB as an administrator. He was the Bangladesh Team Manager at the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup in South Africa and at the ICC Under 19 World Cup in Bangladesh in 2016.
He was appointed BCB’s Game Development Committee Chairman in 2007. Faruque was a member of the Technical Committee formed by BCB President Nazmul Hassan, MP. He was one of the selectors for the Asia team in the Afro-Asia Cup in 2007.