The Bangladesh Cricket Board expresses grief and sadness at the passing away of former National cricketer ASM Faruque who breathed his last in Dhaka today (Wednesday, 16 September) evening following a cardiac arrest. Faruque, a former BCB Board Member and councillor, was 75 at the time of his death.
The Board extends deepest sympathies to the family of ASM Faruque.
One of the cricketers of the Bangladesh side that played against the visiting MCC team in 1976, the first tour by a foreign team to independent Bangladesh, Faruque had performed various roles with the BCB as an administrator. He was the Bangladesh Team Manager at the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup in South Africa and at the ICC Under 19 World Cup in Bangladesh in 2016. He had been BCB’s Game Development Committee Chairman in 2007. He was a member of the Technical Committee formed by BCB President Nazmul Hassan MP. Faruque was a selector for the Asia team in the Afro-Asia Cup in 2007.