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Bangla cricketer Mehidy Hasan ties the knot after surviving New Zealand terror attacks

Miraz's father Jalal Hossain said Miraz, 21, married Rabeya Akter Priti at her house where both the families were present

Press Trust of India  |  Dhaka 

all-rounder Miraz Friday began the second innings of his life by getting married to his long-time fiancee, days after the cricketer and his teammates narrowly escaped the twin terror attacks at Christchurch mosques in

players and coaching staff were "50 yards" from the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, when the shooting began on March 15. The terror attacks at two mosques killed 50 people, including five Bangladeshis.

Miraz's father Jalal Hossain said Miraz, 21, married Rabeya Akter Priti at her house where both the families were present.

The couple, who were in a relationship for six years, will complete the wedding reception after Eid-ul-Fitr, the Dhaka Trubune reported.

"Alhamdulillah...I am starting a new journey in my life today. I would like to request the blessings of all my fans and well wishers for my new beginning. May the Rahmat of Allah always shower upon us," Miraz wrote in a post on and shared a photo of the wedding.

Miraz, who is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler, has played 19 Test matches, 25 ODIs and 13 T20s.

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First Published: Fri, March 22 2019. 16:05 IST
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