Bangladesh Cricket Supporters Association (BCSA)
Who we are:
Bangladesh Cricket Supporters Association (BCSA) is a people-oriented and peoplecentered organization which meant to establish to build up a common platformfor the general cricket lovers of Bangladesh.
BCSA was established on 23rd of May, 2013 and it has received the approval from the Ministry of Social Welfare as a non-profitable organization.
What we do:
BCSA was formed to make collaboration among the general Bangladeshi cricket lovers from within and outside the country. Initially, BCSA activities were limited to active presence in all the international matches played by national team. But with time, we have grown and spread our presence to promote the cricket culture in Bangladesh.
BCSA Activities so far:
BCSA has so far organized big scale successful events like Cricket memorabilia exhibition, a journey to accompany Bangladesh cricket team in the T20 World Cup in India and is looking forward to consist many more of these.
BCSA roots for Bangladesh Team in home and abroad. Previously Team BCSA has travelled to India, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and United States of America, supporting the Bangladesh Team. Team BCSA also have exchanged views on cricket with several head of cricket boards.
The President of Sri Lanka cricket, CEO of Asian Cricket Council, Authorities of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, Cricket Association of Bengal and Hyderabad Cricket Association of India- these are some of the cricketing bodies with whom BCSA had formal exchange of views.
A 10-members BCSA Team visited the United Arab Emirates to support Bangladesh in Asia cup 2018 and met with the Chief Executive Officer of International Cricket Council (ICC) at the headquarter.
BCSA also plays significant role in patronizing the image of Bangladesh cricket supporters in the international cricketing arena.
Remembering the legendary cricketers, or recognizing the contribution of contemporary important cricket figures such as DavWhatmore, Danny Morrison- are some of the important events organized by BCSA.
BCSA has also recognized the iconic cricket fans from other countries such as Shudhir Kumar from India and Gayan Senanayake from Sri Lanka.
Another significant milestone was achieved by BCSA when it published the biography book of Mashrafe Mortaza, the iconic cricket captain of Bangladesh.
The wide participation of BCSA members in the media paved the way of the general cricket fans towards greater participation in the growing cricketing culture of Bangladesh.
BCSA at a glance:
- It’s a common platform for general cricket lovers in and outside Bangladesh.
- Incorporated with 21 Founder Members, BCSA has an Executive Committee.
- Run by a nine member elected Executive Committee.
- Approved by the Social Welfare Ministry as non-profitable organization.
- Travelled India, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and United States of America for supporting Bangladesh Team.
- Recognized by many cricketing bodies such as ICC, BCB, BCCI and SLC.
- Published two cricket related book; the biography of Mashrafe Mortaza and Captains ofBangladesh.
- Running a cricket news based website cricket97.com