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Stamford clinch Bangabandhu ULAB Fair Play Cup

  • Published at 10:35 pm February 20th, 2020
Stamford players celebrate with the Bangabandhu Fair Play Cup trophy in Dhaka Thursday

Stamford’s Shamsuddin was adjudged player of the match

Stamford University Bangladesh sealed this year’s University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh Fair Play Cup, named after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 100th birth anniversary, as they beat the home team and organizer of the tournament, ULAB, by seven runs at the ULAB permanent campus Thursday.

In the grand finale of the Bangabandhu ULAB Fair Play Cup, Stamford elected to bat and posted 162 for the loss of three wickets in their allotted 20 overs. 

ULAB in reply put up a great fight but were restricted to 155 for four as Stamford’s Shamsuddin claimed three wickets for 15 runs.

He was later adjudged player of the match.

Kazi Nabil Ahmed MP, vice president of Bangladesh Football Federation, and Member of ULAB Board of Trustees, was present as the chief guest and distributed the prizes among the winners. 

In addition, Kazi Inam Ahmed, a member of the ULAB Board of Trustees and the board of directors of Bangladesh Cricket Board, ULAB Vice-Chancellor Prof. HM Zahirul Haque, Prof. Mohammad Naki, Vice-Chancellor of Stamford University, Prof. Samasad Mortuza, Vice-Chancellor of ULAB and Anwarul Iqbal Mitu, adviser to ACE were also present at the event and gave away various awards.

Twelve universities participated in this year's Bangabandhu ULAB Fair Play Cup - BRAC University, North South University, Independent University Bangladesh, United International University, Daffodil International University, University of Asia Pacific, SUB, Southeast University, Bangladesh University of Business and Technology, Prime University, European University of Bangladesh and ULAB.

The BCB provided all kinds of technical support for the tournament.