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Shafiul’s father passes away

 Sports Desk

 Published: 04:07 PM, 17 March 2020   Updated: 04:28 PM, 17 March 2020

Shafiul Islam

Shafiul Islam

Father of Shafiul Islam, seamer of Bangladesh National Team, has passed away on Tuesday afternoon (Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raji’un). 

Soumik Farhad, the cousin of Shafiul Islam, told Daily Bangladesh that Shafiul’s father Zahidur Rahman was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka two weeks ago. He was on life support for the past four days. His condition worsened after a heart attack on Monday. He later breathed his last on Tuesday around 3:00 pm.  

Earlier, Shafiul’s father became ill during the Zimbabwe series. So before the third ODI of the series, he left Sylhet and came to Dhaka.

Another seamer of the national cricket team and his close friend Rubel Hossain have expressed grief over the death of Shafiul’s father.