Gulf Today (UAE) – Dhaka: Bangladesh showered its women cricketers with cash rewards on Tuesday for their upset triumph over India in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament.

Summary

  • Dhaka: Bangladesh showered its women cricketers with cash rewards on Tuesday for their upset triumph over India in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament.
  • The Bangladesh Cricket Board announced a 20 million taka ($236,000) cash reward for the team and promised to review salaries.
  • “Each player will get one million taka ($14,800) as a cash reward,” BCB spokesman Jalal Yunus told AFP on Tuesday.
  • The BCB will review the salary and match fees of contracted women players this week, Yunus said.
  • On their return the women players were garlanded by a welcoming committee that included government officials and members of the Bangladesh men’s team.

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