Arnab Majumder Dipayan: Bangladesh Cricket mourns his premature death
12:00 AM, December 14, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:20 PM, December 14, 2019

Cricket mourns Arnab’s passing

The Bangladesh cricket fraternity was shaken and shocked by news yesterday of the passing of Arnab Majumder Dipayan, a promising sports reporter of bdnews24.com.   

Arnab breathed his last yesterday afternoon at the age of 27. An ever-present, soft-spoken presence at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Arnab was a popular and devoted reporter.

His knowledge of sport, and especially cricket, was extensive and he was generous to a fault. An example of his knowledge and generosity came a day before his premature demise when he was the one who announced to everyone -- his joy at a rare cricket stat trumping the need to be the first to report it --  in the press box that Shahid Afridi had just been dismissed for his 100th duck.  

The news of Arnab’s death was put up on the big screen at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur during the evening BPL match between Cumilla Warriors and Dhaka Platoon.

He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and colleagues.

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