Rajshahi Kings pick Mustafizur


PV Sports Desk : Rajshahi Kings bagged bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman with the first overall pick at the BPL players’ draft held on Saturday at the city’s local hotel. The left-arm pacer will feature for the Kings in the next edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), scheduled to start on November 2.

The franchise also got the first pick among the overseas players, and they took Pakistani leg-spinner Usama Mir with it.

The cutter master Mustafizur will receive $60,000 as the only player in Grade A+ in the local list. Abu Hider, another left-arm pace bowler, recruited by defending champions Dhaka Dynamites as the second overall pick in the draft before Khulna Titans and Rangpur Riders went for left-hand batsmen, bagging Nazmul Hossain Shanto and Shahriar Nafees respectively.

Comilla Victorians bagged pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain, Chittagong Vikings went for left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam, and Sylhet Sixers took local pacer Abul Hasan the first time around.