The player draft for the Bangabandhu BPL T20 was held on today (Sunday, 17 November). Seven teams of this edition Jamuna Bank Dhaka Platoon, Premier Bank Khulna Tigers, Rajshahi Royals, Rangpur Rangers, Sylhet Thunder, Cumilla Warriors, and Chattogram Challengers participated in the draft to pick players from a versatile pool of 439 overseas and 181 Bangladeshi cricketers.
Here’s the all the seven team’s squad after the draft. Teams can still add players to their squad from the unsold players from the draft. They can also be brought in a maximum of 2 players as the direct entry from outside the drafted foreign players.
The tournament is scheduled to start on 11 December.
The T20 tournament would be arranged by Bangladesh Cricket Board itself as there would be no franchises this year.
Who plays in which team? after the BPL Draft
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 Das, Afif Hossain, Abu Jayed, 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).