Mustafizur was the icon cricketer of BPL 2017. But he remained unpicked when Barisal Bulls were expelled from the tournament. He was the only local cricketer with A+ grade in the draft. Rajshahi became lucky of getting the opportunity to call first. The franchise took no time to name the Fizz as their first local pick.
Mustafizur will return to BPL after a gap of one year. He played for Dhaka Dynamites in 2015. Rajshahi have retained Rony Talukar and also picked former U19 wicket-keeper Zakir Hasan.
Two Pakistanis- Usama Mir and Raza Ali were the foreign picks from the Kings.
Local Cricketers: Mustafizur Rahman, Zakir Hasan, Nihad-UZ-Zaman, Rony Talukdar, Hossain Ali, Naeem Islam jnr, Kazi Anik.
Foreign cricketers: Usama Mir (Pakistan), Raza Ali (Pakistan).
-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com