Khulna Titans have roped in the Pakistan skipper and wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed and the leg-spinner Shadab Khan for the upcoming fifth season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ বিপিএলে খুলনার হয়ে খেলবেন সরফরাজ ও শাদাব]
The BPL-5 will roll onto the ground from November 4, with the inauguration ceremony being held two days earlier, on November 2.
Another Pakistani, the pace sensation Junaid Khan played for Khulna Titans last season, and he has been retained for this season as well. This means there will be at least three Pakistanis in the Khulna Titans squad this season.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s legendary batsman Mahela Jayawardene will be seen as the head coach of the team this season.
Khulna Titans authority confirmed the inclusion of Sarfraz and Shadab to their squad, as they posted on their official Facebook page the following.
Captain of the Champions Trophy winning Pakistan Cricket team, wicket keeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed will join Khulna Titans!
The teenage leg-spin sensation from Pakistan, Shadab Khan, will also join his Captain and pacer Junaid Khan to be part of Khulna Titans in this year’s BPL!
– Jannatul Naym Pieal, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com