Australian cricketer Brett Lee wished Sabina well
Kathmandu, 9 September 2022 (BASS): Former Australian cricketer fast bowler Brett Lee has wished the Bangladesh national women’s football team participating in the SAFF Women’s Championship. Today, the former Australian pacer met Sabina at Kathmandu’s team hotel ‘The Salty’. At that time, he saw the women footballers wearing the jersey of Bangladesh and inquired about them.
Brett Lee came to Nepal on his way back from watching the Asia Cup in Dubai. From here he is scheduled to go to India to play road safety tournament. This tournament of former cricketers will be held tomorrow from September 10 to October 1.
At this time, Brett Lee also spoke with Bangladesh captain Sabina Khatun and other players of the team. He also wished the team well ahead of tomorrow’s match against Pakistan. After introducing the captain Sabina Khatun, he said to her, ‘I wish you and the Bangladesh team all the best.’ Later, the Australian speed star participated in a photo session with them.
Striker Krishna Rani Sarkar of the Bangladesh team expressed great excitement to speak with the Gabek A fast bowler. He said, ‘I was surprised to see Brett Lee. He asked what position I played and wished me and my team good luck.’
Bangladesh team’s midfielder Maria Manda is also happy to have Brett Lee close. He said, ‘I saw him (Brett Lee) this morning at the team hotel. He was having breakfast then, we also had breakfast sitting next to him. I took a picture with him. I feel very good.’
Former Australia pacer Brett Lee has played all three formats of cricket in his international career. He was one of the fastest pacers in the world during his tenure. In his international career from 1999 to 2012, he collected 310 wickets in Tests and 380 wickets in ODI cricket.