Siddikur Rahman will be Bangladesh's flag-bearer at next month's Rio Olympics opening ceremony
Bangladesh is the most populous country never to have won an Olympic medal and all previous entrants have had to rely on wildcards provided by the International Olympic Committee and other international sports bodies
Siddikur Rahman, who will play in the 4th Louis Philippe Cup for Kapil Dev-owned team called Dev Ellora Pune, said he dreams of doing it for gold what Shakib Al Hasan did for cricket in his country.
The popular Bangladeshi, who recently married sweetheart Samaun Anjum Auroni in Dhaka, is gunning for a fast start to the new season at the $3 million showpiece which is co-sanctioned with The European Tour.
Bhullar's earnings have gone up to USD 462,378 this season after he clinched his first title of the year
The Asian Tour star will enjoy the honour of becoming the first Bangladeshi player to tee up at the World Cup of Golf which starts on Thursday and he intends to enjoy the walk at Royal Melbourne Golf Club with a strong showing.
The 35-year-old from Kolkata, two over after first two holes, finally ended at four-under for the day and was two-under for 36 holes with rounds of 73 and 67 and was placed tied 15th.
The 25-year-old Lahiri birdied the 18th hole from 10 feet in regulation play to force extra-time and then claimed his third Asian Tour victory with a four-foot birdie conversion on the same hole in front of a large gallery at the Delhi Golf Club.
Joint overnight leader Khalin Joshi battled to a 71 to end the day two strokes back in the USD 300,000 Asian Tour event, which is celebrating its sixth edition.