Sports Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2020-02-12 19:55:03 BdST
They headed straight to the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur for a gala reception after being showered with flowers at Shahjalal International Airport.
Akbar Ali and Co left Bangladesh quietly on Jan 3, but the scene was different on Wednesday afternoon when the flight carrying them landed in Dhaka as hundreds of enthusiastic fans thronged the airport.
They dethroned defending champions India to claim the title with a three-wicket victory in a tense chase in the final in South Africa’s Potchefstroom on Feb 9.