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Stop 5: Dhaka

March 18th

The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour, which was launched in Dubai in February, arrived in Dhaka on Saturday (March 18).
 
The fans were out in large numbers at the Centre Court of Jamuna Future Park Shopping Mall on Progati Sarani to marvel at the trophy up close. Selfies were par for the course and the excitement was palpable.
 
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Bangladesh fans get ready for another shot at ICC CT glory
The fifth stop on the ICC CT17 Nissan Trophy Tour was the city of Dhaka in Bangladesh
 
 
 
Habibul Bashar, who captained Bangladesh when it last appeared in the tournament in 2006, was present on Sunday. He also shared his thoughts, and held the trophy aloft to give Bangladesh fans a taste of what could be if the national team goes all the way this year.
 
Former Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar at the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour activation in Dhaka
Former Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar at the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour activation in Dhaka
 
The trophy was then taken to an iconic location in Dhaka for a photo shoot before it made a special appearance at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officials as well as members of the national team were present.
 
BCB Chairman Nazmul Hasan at the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour Bangladesh activation
BCB Chairman Nazmul Hasan at the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour Bangladesh activation
 
UNICEF Bangladesh also hosted a children's event as part of its Cricket for Good initiative with the ICC.
 

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