Thisara & Co set for BPL stint

2019-11-19 at 06:27

A number of Sri Lankan national players will take part in this year’s Bangladesh Premier League tournament.

During the BPL draft, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Avishka Fernando and Dasun Shanaka were picked up BY four different BPL teams.

Accordingly, Thisara Perera will play for Dhaka Platoon, Kusal Perera and Dasun Shanaka will play for Cumilla Warriors, Jeevan Mendis will be in the Sylhet Thunders squad while Avishka Fernando has been slotted in with the Chattogram Challengers.

Among other overseas players, last season’s highest scorer in the BPL, Rilee Rossouw, was picked by Khulna while Chattogram picked up Chris Gayle.

Rangpur took Afghanistan allrounder Mohammad Nabi and West Indies batsman Shai Hope and Sylhet took the big-hitting Sherfane Rutherford of the West Indies.

The 2019 BPL tournament will be worked-off between the 6th of December and 11th of January 2020.