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Rafiq's childhood playground gets life back

Published : Wednesday, 19 June, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 160
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Former cricketer Rafiq's childhood playground Keraniganj Ambagicha playground which was filled with loads of garbage and lacking the environment of sporting activities has gotten its life recently.
Under the initiative of 'Dettol-Harpic Porichchonno Bangladesh' campaign along with the guidance and aid of Keraniganj Upazila Council Chairman Shahid Ahmed, the garbage-filled ground was cleaned and the environment for playing has been restored.
It is a playground where prominent former cricketer Mohammad Rafiq grew up playing cricket. Still now young cricketers can be seen playing on the field, in segments. But there was heap of rubbish and garbage in one side of the field for so long.
An atmosphere of great energy has been built up surrounding a friendly cricket match. Rafiq and 'Dettol-Harpic Porichchonno Bangladesh' campaign ambassador, prominent film star Riaz led local players and volunteers in the friendly match. Before the friendly match began, Riaz made everyone present at the occasion, take oath of cleanliness.
Harpic team won the toss and decided to bat and Dettol team won by 5 wickets.

After the friendly match, former cricketer Mohammad Rafiq said that "The local administration and people took a grand initiative. We cleaned the grounds and brought back the atmosphere for playing. This will continue. Good cricketers will be born this field again."

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