Dhaka, Saturday, 12 June 2021

Masco Group hosts Mt20PL at Masco Shakib Cricket Academy

2021-03-16
Masco Group hosts Mt20PL at Masco Shakib Cricket Academy

Apparel Correspondent: Masco Group hosted Masco t20 Premier League (Mt20PL) Cricket on Monday, March 15 at Masco Shakib Cricket Academy playground in Kanchan of Rupganj Upazila of Narayanganj.

Shykh Seraj, a renowned journalist, agriculture development activist, director and head of news of Channel i (Impress Group), was present on the occasion as a chief guest attended by M A Sabur, Chairman of Masco Group, Ahmed Arif Billah, Managing Director of Masco Group, ATM Mahbubul Alam Milton, Executive Director of Masco Group, Md Rafiqul Islam Rafiq, Mayor of Kanchan Municipality and Directors of Masco Group with others guests.

In his speech, Shykh Seraj said, “I thank Masco Group family for establishing international standard Masco Shakib Cricket Academy and we need more cricket academies like this for developing cricket in our country.”

Highlighting the importance of the program, he also said, “Good relationship between owners and workers is very important for the success of any organization. Arranging a cricket tournament likeMt20PL is a fruitful way for this. I wish all the very best.”

M A Sabur said, “Masco group has over 18,000 employees and we all are like family members. We are working together to achieve our goals. We always want to entertain our employees though arranging various programs around the year. Today’s cricket tournament is a part of them. We are very happy because the tournament is beginning in our playground for the first time.”

ATM Mahbubul Alam Milton said, “We have been passing a difficult time since March last year due to COVID-19 pandemic. Besides other frontline fighters, garment workers played a significant role through joining their respective workplaces during the pandemic. If they didn’t join the work, our country would face more economic difficulties.”

“We had not any scope to arrange sports like the event at the open space for lockdown. So, we have arranged the cricket tournament this year,” he added.

Total 12 teams joined theMt20PL including TFL Thunders, Masco Head Office Hitters, G2 Strikers, Dyeing Dynamites, Corporate Swingers, Tex Tritons, Shanta Warriors, P&E Avengers, CKL Superstars, G1 Gladiators, Kanchan Tigers and Cotton Cutters.

TFL Thunders faced Masco Head Office Hitters on the opening day of the league. The semi-final will be held on March 24 and the final on March 28.

Masco Group is one of the leading knit composite conglomerates in Bangladesh and presently an integration of several establishments in the fields of knitting, dyeing, garments, printing, embroidery and washing.

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