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Fortune Barishal signed Chris Gayle for BPL 2022

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West Indies Star T20 batsman and Universe Boss Chris Gayle will join Fortune Barishal for the upcoming season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL 20202).

The 42-year-old will be returning to Barishal having last represented the Rangpur Riders in 2018.  The stint will be the left-handers third at the franchise who were called the Barishal Burners when he began taking part in the competition in 2012. 

Gayle also played for the franchise in 2015 when they were known as the Bulls.  He represented the Chittagong Vikings in the 2016 edition.

The veteran batsman will be joined at the franchise by Shakib Al Hasan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, and compatriot, pace bowler Alzarri Joseph.

BPL 2020 will kick off on January 21 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. This year’s BPL will be played in three different venues in Dhaka, Chattogram, and Sylhet.

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