Mashrafe Mortaza was the first real “pace” bowler from Bangladesh, in fact he paved the way for many others to follow his footsteps like Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed and current sensation of world cricket Mustafizur Rahman. Now this living legend of Bangladesh cricket has been selected as a goodwill ambassador for United Nations. The news has confirmed by BCB on Monday.
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Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will be the first sportsperson from Bangladesh to adhere this huge responsibility. He will work for physically disabled people’s tournament organized by Red Cross.
Before this famous Bangladeshi film actor Riaz Uddin Ahamed Siddique elected as a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations to help popularizing the game of hockey in Bangladesh.
No 1 allrounder in T20I and ODI cricket, Shakib Al Hasan also worked as an UNICEF goodwill ambassador couple of years ago.