Friday, January 26, 2007

Bhutan Cricket History

Cricket in Bhutan is started by a group of friend's, when cricket was introduced in Bhutan,The President His Excellency Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk, the Prime Ministry of Bhutan. Vice-President Dasho Ugen Tshechup Dorje the chairman of singye group of companies, Honorary Treasure Mr Ugyen Tenzin, Honorary Executive Member Tshering Tashi, Chief Executive Officer Mr Jigme Namgyel Norbu, Honorary Executive member Christopher Faris, Dasho Thinley Wangchuk Dorje the Deputy Managing Director of Bhutan Tourism Corporation Limited and, Mr Damber Singh Gurung the assistant Coach and...lot's more were the first and foremost people who brought the live game of cricket in Drukyul, the Thunder Dragon Kingdom of Bhutan,Their Contribution to Bhutan Cricket is immense and a kids or cricketer of the current and next generation and present generation would be proud with them.

The First Time Cricket tournament was played in 2000 and at that time, i was studying in 12th standard, i have been an passionate for the Cricket after watching 1999 world cups where my hero stand India Rahul Dravid, i continued my passion when i was in 11th and 12th standard where i have a friend's who is as passionate like me. We used to Bunk from School and take the hand made bat and few student would join with us. It was Fun and yeah cricket is fun and exciting at times.

When Cricket was introduced for First Time in Bhutan, the so called the founder named as Bhutan Cricket Association and it begin to function as the sole Governing Body of Cricket in Bhutan. With the Acceptance of Associate Members of Asian Cricket Council in 2001 and International Cricket Council Affiliate members, Bhutan Cricket Association received cricket equipments from Asian Cricket Council as Donation and all the equipment were from Pakistan when the Asian cricket Council Base Office was in rotation Basis, It was during 2003 that Asian cricket Council Headquarter to be permanently located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

To Be Continued.....


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And thanks for being there..

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