Mushy and Soumya join Tamim, Riyad at Barishal
Bangladesh's Mr. Dependable Mushfiqur Rahim has been picked by Fortune Barishal following the first round's call from BPL's local players' draft for the season 2024.
He will be playing alongside a host of national team stars in Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehedi Hasan Miraz and Khaled Ahmed.
Mushfiqur Rahim is the only local player belonging to Category A of local players with a price cap of TK 80 lakh. The wicket-keeper batter had played for Sylhet Strikers in the previous edition.
The Players' Draft of the 10th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is going on at a city hotel and Mushfiqur's name was the most hyped amongst the list of local stars. Barishal also roped in Mohammad Saifuddin and Soumya Sarkar from the local players' draft.
Alongside the local stars, Barishal have retained Ibrahim Zadran while they have attained Shoaib Malik, Paul Sterling, Fakhar Zaman, Wellalage Dunith and Mohammad Amir.
Meanwhile the other top graded cricketers have already completed the direct signing where Shakib Al Hasan joined Rangpur Riders while Tamim Iqbal joined Fortune Barishal. Liton Das was picked up by the defending champion Comilla Victorians while Taskin Ahmed was directly signed by Duronto Dhaka.