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Cricket stars’ fading, damaged sculpture mars Chattogram

  • Suman Babu, bdnews24.com
    Published: 2021-08-17 14:06:46 BdST

Even as shining cricket stars are brightening Bangladesh's image, the fading and damaged sculpture dedicated to them at Chattogram’s Nimtala Biswaroad bend looks like a scene from a horror movie because of poor maintenance and a lack of renovation.

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Chattogram City Corporation set up the sculpture of 11 cricketers at Nimtala Biswaroad bend during the 2011 World Cup.

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The sculpture has become frail due to an absence of restoration work for an extensive period of time.

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The paint coating the figures of the cricketers' sculpture at Nimtala Biswaroad bend in Chattogram is chipped and damaged.

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The vibrant green and red jerseys of the cricketers' sculpture in Chattogram have faded.

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The figure of a bowler has lost an arm.

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The figure of a batsman has lost an arm and the bat it was holding.

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A figure of the cricketers' sculpture has fallen over and also lost an arm.