Cricketer ASM Faruque died at age of 65
Former national cricketer Abu Sharif Mohammad Faruque ASM Faruque died at the age of 65 in a cardiac arrest in Dhaka on Wednesday.
During the MCC’s tour of Bangladesh in 1986, North Zone, East Zone, South Zone, and Bangladesh played four teams, each with Faruque. That visit of MCC after independence was the first arrival of a foreign team in Bangladesh.
Then in the 197-8 season, Sri Lanka came to tour Bangladesh, he also played for the national team.
After leaving the game, he has performed various duties including administrator, manager, and selector. He was the manager of the Bangladesh team in the 2003 World Cup, and in the 2016 U-19 World Cup, he played the same role for the Bangladesh team.
He was the chairman of the BCB’s game development committee in 2006, then a member of the technical committee of current BCB president Nazmul Hasan Papon. He was also the selector of the Asia XI in the 2006 Afro-Asia Cup.