Celebrated Bangladeshi cricket organizer Reza-e-Karim breathed his last at a city hospital on Sunday.
He was 82.
“Karim passed away in the early hours on Sunday at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in Dhaka after a long battle with multiple health conditions including cancer,” said a press release from Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).
Karim was a former General Secretary of BCB.
Karim was one of the pioneers of organized cricket’s return to post-liberation Bangladesh as the Secretary of the then BCCB’s First Division League and Tournament Committee in 1974-75.
He was the Secretary of the BCCB when the first constitution of the Board was drafted in 1976-77. The Board extends heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased.
Namaz-e-Janaza of Reza-e-Karim was held after Zuhr prayer at Baitush Sarak Mosque, Tejgaon Monipuri Para. Later, he was buried at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard in Mirpur.
BCB expressed deep condolence at the death of this celebrated cricket organizer.
Cricket organizer Reza Karim passes away