Samiur Rahman and Mosharraf Hossain pass away due to brain tumour
Samiur Rahman, Mosharraf Hossain pass away due to brain tumour
Saimur Rahman who was part of the first Bangladesh One Day side passed away in Dhaka on Tuesday due to brain tumour. The 69 year old was battling brain tumour and dementia at the same time. In his short two match career, Saimur even though didn’t pick any wicket but yet he is remembered as an integral part of Bangladesh's first ever ODI team. which played against Pakistan in the Asia Cup in 1986 in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. Following his short stint as a player, Samiur also served as an umpire.
On the same day as Saimur Rahman’s demise, another Bangladeshi cricketer Mosharraf Hossain passed away in the evening following his prolonged battle with brain tumour. The 40 year old was fighting brain tumour for more than three years and had earlier been treated in Singapore, India and several other countries. He made only 5 appearances for Bangladesh but was a seasoned campaigner in the domestic circuit with 572 wickets to his name.
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