Bangladesh’s bowling has to improve a lot: Papon


PV Sports Dask : Expressing dissatisfaction over the poor bowling performance of Bangladesh national team especially pacers, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hasan Papon, MP, has said that the Tigers will have to improve a lot in the bowling department to earn success abroad.

“We’ve many weak points like pace bowling. Our pace bowling has become very weak … though not at all places abroad, the fast bowlers aren’t doing well in South Africa,” he said.

The BCB boss added that the Bangladesh pace bowlers cannot break the opening partner in South Africa. “So the pace bowling has a scope to improve a lot,” he said while addressing a function as the chief guest at Biswa Sahitya Kendra here last night.

Dhaka-based Cricket Welfare Association, Madaripur (CWAM) arranged the function titled “CWAM Award and Cultural Night-2017”.

BCB Director (media) Jalal Yunus and Director Nazib Ahmed were present at the function as the special guests with CWAM Convenor Habibul Haque was in the chair.

CWAM advisors and eminent drama actors Amirul Islam and Shankar Sajwal spoke at the function, while CWAM Member Secretary Mohidul Islam Mohid gave the welcome address. Madaripur Cricket Clinic general Secretary and former pace bowler Amir Babu conducted the function.