Prime Bank just announced the launch of the fifth edition of the National School Cricket Tournament with Bangladesh Cricket Board to promote nationwide school cricket today.
In honour of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, we have renamed Prime Bank National School Tournament 2019-2020, “Bangabandhu National Cricket Tournament” this year. Logo of the tournament has been unveiled by Bank’s MD and CEO Rahel Ahmed and BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury and Bangladesh Cricket Board Director and Chairman of Game Development Committee Khaled Mahmud Sujon and I.
The tournament will commence from January 20, in which 556 school from across the 64 districts of the country will participate. 11 thousand young cricketing talents will play in the national level tournament. Champion teams from 64 districts will taken part in the divisional championship, while winners of the 7 divisions along with the winners from Dhaka will take part in the national championship. In total, 960 matches will take place in 70 stadiums across the country.
BANGABANDHU NATIONAL SCHOOL CRICKETPrime Bank has been sponsoring the tournament for the last four years. Cumilla High School are the current champions of the tournament, while Police Line School and College, Bogura are the current runners-up.