The player draft for the Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) held at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden Hotel in the capital yesterday.
The best cricket players in Bangladesh got their teams in the players draft. Dhaka Platoon chose Mashrafe Bin Mortaza while Khulna Tigers went for Musfiqur Rahim and Chattogram Challenger selected Mahmudullah Riyad.
The participating teams are – Jamuna Bank Dhaka Platoon, Premier Bank Khulna Tigers, Rajshahi Royals, Rangpur Rangers, Sylhet Thunder, Cumilla Warriors and Chattogram Challengers.
The league is scheduled to kick off on December 11.
Dhaka Platoon : Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Hasan Mahmud, Mahedi Hasan, Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka), Laurie Evans (England), Ariful Haque, Mominul Haque, Shuvagata Hom, Wahab Riaz (Pakistan), Asif Ali (Pakistan), Raqibul Hasan, Jaker Ali, Shahid Afridi (Pakistan), Luis Reece (England).
Chattogram Challengers : Mahmudullah , Imrul Kayes, Nasir Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Chris Gayle (West Indies), Kesrick Williams (West Indies), Nurul Hasan, Enamul Haque, Muktar Ali, Pinak Ghosh, Avishka Fernando (Sri Lanka), Rayad Emrit(West Indies), Nasum Ahmed, Junaid Siddique, Ryan Burl (Zimbabwe), Imad Wasim (Pakistan).
Rajshahi Royals : Liton Kumar Das, Afif Hossain, Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi, Farhad Reza, Ravi Bopara (England), Hazratullah Zazai (Afghanistan), Taijul Islam, Alok Kapali, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Irfan Sukkur, Mohammad Nawaz (Pakistan), Mohammad Irfan (Pakistan), Minhajul Abedin Afridi, Nahidul Islam.
Khulna Tigers : Mushfiqur Rahim, Shafiul Islam, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Aminul Islam, Rilee Rossouw (South Africa), Robert Frylinck (South Africa), Shamsur Rahman, Saif Hassan, Mehedi Hasan, Shahidul Islam, Mohammad Amir (Pakistan), Najibullah Zadran (Afghanistan), Tanvir Islam, Aliss Islam, Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan).
Cumilla Warriors : Soumya Sarkar, Al-Amin Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Yasir Ali, Kusal Perera (Sri Lanka), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan), Sunzamul Islam, Abu Hider, Mahidul Islam Ankon, Sumon Khan, Dawid Malan (England), Dasun Shanaka (Sri Lanka), Fardeen Hasan Ony.
Rangpur Rangers : Mustafizur Rahman, Naim Sheikh, Arafat Sunny, Jahurul Islam, Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan), Shai Hope (West Indies), Taskin Ahmed, Zakir Hasan, Fazle Mahmud, Nadif Chowdhury, Rishad Hossain, Lewis Gregory (England), Cameron Delport (South Africa), Sanjit Saha.
Sylhet Thunders : Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Nazmul Islam Apu, Sohag Gazi, Sherfane Rutherford (West Indies), Shafiqullah, Rony Talukdar, Nayeem Hasan, Delwar Hossain, Monir Hossain, Johnson Charles (West Indies), Naveen-ul-Haq (Afghanistan), Ruyel Miah, Jeevan Mendis (Sri Lanka).