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Papon re-elected as BCB president for the fourth term





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Nazmul Hasan Papon has been elected Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president for the fourth term.

The election was held on Wednesday, but the result were officially released by the board today. BCB got 25 directors through the election of the board of directors.

After winning the election, 16 people have become directors. Seven candidates were elected without contest. Besides, two directors have been nominated by the National Sports Council (NSC). Papon was elected by the vote of newly elected 25 directors.

Papon has served as the BCB president for three terms. He was appointed as the BCB president in October 2012. He became the president again without contest in 2013. Following that, he also had no rival in the 2017 elections.

Najmul Hasan Papon (53 votes) was elected this term from the Club Category or Category-2. His companions were Gazi Golam Murtoza (Gazi Group Cricketers, 53 votes), Najib Ahmed (Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, 51 votes), Mahbub Anam (Mohammedan Sporting Club, 47 votes and others.

From the Category-1AM Naimur Rahman Durjoy MP (Manikganj) and Tanveer Ahmed Titu (Narayanganj). Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel was elected uncontested from Sylhet division under this category, while Akram Khan and AJM Nasir were elected from Chattogram division.

Sheikh Sohel was elected as director from Khulna division. Kazi Inam Ahmed was elected as the representative from the division. Alamgir Khan was also elected as director from Barishal division this term, while Anwarul Islam was elected from Rangpur division. Under Rajshahi division, Saiful Alam Swapan was again elected as director defeating Khaled Masud Pilot.

Former captain Khaled Mahmud Sujon defeated cricket organiser Nazmul Abedin Fahim from the Category-3.