BPL 2023: Comilla Victorians add English all-rounder Josh Cobb
Josh Cobb is a well-known face of England's domestic cricket. He regularly plays in county cricket. He also played in BPL many years ago. Cobb had an impressive start to the BPL for Dhaka Gladiators, and had a taste of the title.
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The franchises of BPL are taking star foreign cricketers in the team on direct contracts. Apart from this, the teams have also taken one local cricketer on a direct contract. Many teams have also finalized the coaching staff.
Comilla Victorians are the three-time champions of the tournament. They won the title in the last season as well. This time also Comilla have been organizing the team pretty well. They have taken Pakistan’s star wicket-keeper batter Mohammad Rizwan, pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi, all-rounder Khushdil Shah and leg-spinner Abrar Ahmed in the team. West Indies batter Brandon King will also be seen in Comilla's jersey. Among the local stars, Comilla have taken Mustafizur Rahman to the team on a direct contract. Mohammad Salahuddin, the best coach of the country, will be seen as the head coach this time.
Josh Cobb is a well-known face of England's domestic cricket. He regularly plays in county cricket. He also played in BPL many years ago. Cobb had an impressive start to the BPL for Dhaka Gladiators, and had a taste of the title. He also played for Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club in Bangladesh’s domestic cricket. Also, he plays regularly for Leicestershire in the county. Although he never got a chance to play in England's national team, he played in the under-19 team.
Although primarily a batting all-rounder, Cobb is also effective with the ball. He is extremely destructive with the bat. He can bat in any position. Cobb has scored 3915 runs in 190 T20 matches with an average of 24.46 and a strike rate of 133.89. He has one century and 24 fifties. He has taken 76 wickets also.