Former Bangladesh player Ahsan Zaheer passes away

Zaheer became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to score a century in a competitive match

Zaheer became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to score a century in a competitive match

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Former Bangladesh cricketer Ahsan Zaheer has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.

Zaheer became unwell after attending his older brother’s funeral on Saturday and was taken to a hospital in Dhaka.

Zaheer will forever be remembered as the first Bangladeshi cricketer to score a century in a competitive match. He accomplished this feat when playing for Barisal against Comilia in the National Cricket Championship final in 1975.

Zaheer is survived by his wife and daughter.

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