Former National cricketer ASM Faruque breathed his last in Dhaka today following a cardiac arrest, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said. Faruque, a former BCB Board Member and councillor, was 75 at the time of his death.
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 team manager at the 2003 World Cup in South Africa and at the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh in 2016. He had been BCB's Game Development Committee Chairman in 2007 as well as a member of the Technical Committee.