M. Maruf Alam is a highly experienced business, technology, project and program management professional with a successful track record of business administration, operation and development, program and project management, team management, IT management, marketing, event, resource and Infrastructure management. He has an extensive experience in federal, state and local government procurement and contracting. Business and technology education background with relevant working experience give an extra advantage to inaugurate as a competitive professional in business world.
M. Maruf Alam has more than 29 years of playing, leading, organizing and team founding experience in cricket. He has been involved with driven cricket since 1989. He played competitive school, college, university, club, local and regional cricket with very decent statistics. He has received awards and has been recognized on a number of occasions for his performance. Under his leadership, his team won 3 competitive tournament titles. Recently, he has founded, managed and played in the first Bangladeshi cricket team "WIBangla Tigers/Gladiators" in Wisconsin, USA, The team played in both the Milwaukee Premier League and Regal T20 Cricket League.
Abdur Chowdhury, Ph.D. President | Director
Abdur Chowdhury is a Professor at the Department of Economics at Marquette University, Milwaukee. He served as the Chair of the Department during 2010-13. He returned to Marquette from Switzerland where he was the Chief Economist of the United Nations from 2003 through 2008. Abdur is currently involved with the Capital Market Consultants in Milwaukee. As their Chief Economist, he prepares quarterly and monthly commentaries on the US and global economic issues and challenges and provides regular advise on economic trends and policies to a number of investment firms and financial institutions across the country.
Abdur Chowdhury has been involved with cricket since his childhood. He regularly played cricket in Bangladesh. In recent years, he has helped to organize and manage a cricket team in both the Milwaukee Premier League and Regal T20 Cricket League.
Shakib Al Hasan Director | Branding, Promotions and Coaching
Shakib Al Hasan is a professional International cricket player. His athletic prowess elevated him as the best all-rounder cricketer according to the International Cricket Council (ICC). He is the only Bangladeshi cricketer who has achieved this honor in 2009, and preserved his legacy for a long-time.
In early years, Shakib was fairly proficient as a cricketer and often got hired to play for various local teams in Bangladesh. In one of those matches, Shakib impressed an umpire who arranged for him to practice with the Islampur Para Club. Later, he spent six months training at Bangladesh Krira Shiksha Pratisthan (BKSP) a government-run sports institute, after which his professional career took off. In 2005, during the final of a tri-nation tournament involving England and Sri Lanka's Under-19 teams, Shakib scored a 86-ball century and took three wickets to lead his team to victory. Between 2005 and 2006, Shakib played 18 youth One Day Internationals; he scored 563 runs at an average of 35, and took 22 wickets. In his career, he played for many teams such as Worcestershire in England’s county league, Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL, Uthura Rudras in Sri Lankan Premieer League, Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean League, and Adelaide Strikers in Australia’s Big Bash League.
Additionally, Shakib earned his world's top-ranked Test match, T20 and One Day International all-rounder titles in successive manners. He is currently the only player to hold all three top ICC Player Rankings across every format of international cricket.
Anwar Hossain Director | Sales and Marketing
Anwar Hossain is a sales and marketing professional with a successful track record. Marketing education background with long sales and marketing experience give an extra advantage to be a competitive professional in the corporate world.
As a cricket enthusiast, Anwar Hossain is delighted to join the National Cricket League (NCL) to further its mission to make cricket more accessible and affordable to everyone. He will be responsible for all kinds of sales and marketing related activities of the corporation and for short and long time sales and marketing plan formation. He will also execute the strategy, develop client relationships and, manage sales and marketing team efficiently to generate the corporation’s revenue.
Mizanur Rahman Director | Finance & Accounts
Mizanur Rahman is a risk management and securities wealth management professional with 17 years of experience in the banking and financial sector. His business and economics education background and experience in the financial sector gives him a comparative edge in the business world.
Mizanur Rahman has been involved with cricket for the last few years. He has been supportive of the first Bangladeshi cricket team in Wisconsin, USA. He is very eager to join the National Cricket League’s leadership team. He will develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements. He will also be responsible for developing and maintaining the financial accounting systems necessary for cash management, credit control and ensuring compliance with internal and external financial policies and procedures.
Helal Sarker Director | Warehouse Operations
Helal Sarker is delighted to join National Cricket League (NCL) as Director, warehouse operations. He is a experienced shipping and packaging professional. He has fifteen years of experience working at Milwaukee Valve (Est. 1901) as supervisor, where he manages packaging and shipping of millions of dollar parts and equipment every day both locally and internationally. His inventory and product placement knowledge and skills will give our customer superior satisfaction that they deserve.
Cricket sport is his passion, and He regularly plays with WIBangla Gladiators team in Milwaukee Regal T20 League. He played for WIBangla Tigers in Milwaukee Premiere League too. He feels motivated to teach the sport to kids and adults who are new to this sport and encourage others to join our organization to spread the Cricket as an exciting sport.
" To me, it doesn’t matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win." - Ian Botham