Sports Desk: Former general secretary of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Reza-e-Karim passed away at a hospital in the capital early Sunday.

He was 82.

Reza-e-Karim breathed his last at the Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in Dhaka after a long battle with multiple health conditions including cancer.

The namaz-e-janaza Reza-e-Karim was held after zuhr prayers at Baitush Sarak Mosque, Tejgaon Monipuri Para.

He will be buried at the Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard in Mirpur.

He was the secretary of the BCCB when the first constitution of the board was drafted in 1976-77.