The leading run scorer of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) history and Bangladesh Test skipper, Mushfiqur Rahim has been signed by the Rajshahi Kings for the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 2017. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ মুশফিকুর রহিমকে রাজশাহীর আইকন হিসেবে ঘোষণা]
Earlier, rumor spread out that Mushfiqur Rahim would play for Rajshahi Kings in BPL season. But nothing was found officially. Finally, the long-wait for the fans come to an end as Rajshahi Kings has officially announced Mushfiqur Rahim’s name as their icon cricketer.
After the official signing ceremony, Rajshahi Kings have confirmed Mushfique’s inclusion one more time on their facebook page by giving a post. “It has happened! Tigers Test Captain Mushfiqur Rahim is our Icon! A great news for all Rajshahi Kings Fans!” They wrote on their facebook page.
They have been also making praise about Mushfiqur Rahim and captioned it as saying, “Mushfiqur Rahim is one of the most reliable batsmen in BPL. He has amassed a massive 1172 runs in 42 matches, which is the highest for any batsman in BPL history. Last year he also enjoyed brilliant form and as among one of the top five run scorers in the competition. Mushfiqur plays another significant role keeping the stumps for his country, teams and clubs. Country’s most successful keeper by a long distance.”
To be noted, Mushfiqur Rahim is the highest run-getter of BPL history. He has played 46 matches so far in the popular league of Bangladesh. And, at an average of 36.62, he scored 1172 runs. He has 7 fifties beside his name in BPL. He is also effective with gloves behind the wicket.