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MohammedC
January 2, 2011, 04:24 PM
A friendly cricket match, among farmers of the remote Char Puliamari, took place at a paddy field after the harvest in the region was complete.
Organised by Channel i director and news editor Shykh Siraj, the Farmers World Cup was between a symbolic 'Bangladesh and Australia' teams with the home team coming up trumps by 52 runs.
The enthusiasm, in the cold winter breeze, was a sight to behold, a large of women also turning up to see their favourite sport.
Farmers aged between 50 and 80 years practiced under a coach for a few days prior to the game as they were to play cricket for the first time in their lives.
Man-of-the-match Nurul Amin received a goat as his trophy while the rest received medals and a cheque each.

http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=168510

Pictures from Banglanews24.com.bd

Bangladesh middle orders problem can be resolved by this chacha & bathiza partnership

Square Cut:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5088/5317469632_229d0935a9_z.jpg

Sweep:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5005/5316883769_8d8d440948_z.jpg

Reverse Sweep:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5086/5317484558_aac2c71768_z.jpg

Slog Sweep:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5125/5316886237_f1a2a70644_z.jpg

Drinks break:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5163/5316879681_697df5e3e6_z.jpg

This is our World Cup:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5086/5316892463_22373353de_z.jpg

Family is here also:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5205/5316901811_4342a9ac48_z.jpg

Oh no Fall of wicket:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5041/5317493998_be63ffdb73_z.jpg

But not to worry The Super Paddy Man will carry his team to glory:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5047/5316871279_54f0262404_z.jpg



These people are our real superstars. I really enjoyed reading about this match and viewing those pictures.

Murad
January 2, 2011, 05:44 PM
Wow. Thanks Mo bhai for sharing with us. Onek moja pailam :)

simon
January 2, 2011, 06:00 PM
Chomotkaar :)
thnks Mohammed bh.
khoob bhalo laglo.

MohammedC
January 2, 2011, 06:06 PM
Guys watch out for Shaik Sheeraz's programme on channel-i. I cant remember the name of that programme

Murad
January 2, 2011, 06:07 PM
Guys watch out for Shaik Sheeraz's programme on channel-i. I cant remember the name of that programme

Ridoye Maati o Manush

nycpro96
January 2, 2011, 07:23 PM
That's really cool. We should have more programs like this.

riankhan
January 2, 2011, 07:58 PM
Organizers did a great job to put a smile on those people who find it rare.
A heart filling story.

ashraful1
January 2, 2011, 08:29 PM
Yea really nice to hear bout these type of stories, that's what sport can do bring people together, and these guys seem to have all the shots in the bag they can teach our boys a thing or two.
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Naimul_Hd
January 2, 2011, 10:49 PM
excellent share MoC bhai :)

billah
January 2, 2011, 11:41 PM
[বাংলা]দাড়িওয়ালা চাচার পায়ে জুতা না থাকলেও টেকনিক ও ব্যালান্স খুবই রিফাইনড। ধোলাই ওতো মনে হয় সেই দিছে[/বাংলা]

rinathq
January 3, 2011, 01:15 AM
I am glad these farmers who struggles everyday on their life found a reason to smile even Fr a day! Bravo to the organizer
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bujhee kom
January 3, 2011, 01:26 AM
Thankj you dear Mo bro for this news and the pics with your own good funny captions! I am so thrilled at this match and the enthusiasm shown in the body language in these old timers - supa playaz, especailly chacha with those sweeps and that bitch of a a sq. cut by Paddy Daddy Ustaad Sher-e Bangla!! The fileder who is high fiving Australia is also fielding slip in the first pic looking very very super intense! The reverse sweeping chacha is looking very much like a John Mcenroe thjere!!

Who were their coaches? We need to talk to these guys!

Only thing I didn't like is why does chacha have to score the most runs and be the Kochi Daab/coconut Boy/ Gamcha boy/Drinks Carrier all at the same time! That is chacha abuse!!Q

Rabz
January 3, 2011, 01:36 AM
Excellent pics.
Thanks Mo bhai.
Those pics made my day.

Murad
January 3, 2011, 01:37 AM
[বাংলা]দাড়িওয়ালা চাচার পায়ে জুতা না থাকলেও টেকনিক ও ব্যালান্স খুবই রিফাইনড। ধোলাই ওতো মনে হয় সেই দিছে[/বাংলা]

Chacha re SN er coach banaile kemon hoi?

Acura_tl88
January 3, 2011, 03:00 AM
cool, let this guys play, next time pakistan visit us

reyme
January 3, 2011, 03:43 AM
My goodness!