BPL 2023: Mushfiqur Rahim in Sylhet, Mahmudullah Riyad in Barishal, Litton Das in Comilla

Wicket-keeper batter Mushfiqur is one of the most experienced cricketers in Bangladesh. He played 102 T20I matches till now before he announced his retirement recently after the Asia Cup. He scored 1500 runs with 6 fifties. Overall, he played a massive 242 T20 matches in his career.

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The players’ draft for the ninth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) has started. One of the big names of the draft, the country’s top player, Mushfiqur Rahim has been signed by Sylhet Strikers in the draft. Another top player, all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad has been taken by Fortune Barishal. While one of the most in-form batter of Bangladesh as well as in world cricket, Litton Das has been signed by Comilla Victorians.
Wicket-keeper batter Mushfiqur is one of the most experienced cricketers in Bangladesh. He played 102 T20I matches till now before he announced his retirement recently after the Asia Cup. He scored 1500 runs with 6 fifties. Overall, he played a massive 242 T20 matches in his career.
Mushfiqur played for Beximco Dhaka, Khulna Tigers, Rajshahi Kings and Sylhet Royals previously in BPL.
Sylhet have also signed former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, the icon cricketer of the team. Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya de Silva, Zimbabwe's Ryan Burl, Pakistan's Mohammad Haris, and Mohammad Amir on direct contracts. It is clear that Mashrafe will serve as the captain of the team.  
On the other hand, Riyad is the most experienced player in the history of T20I cricket for Bangladesh. He played 121 T20I matches for the team and score 2122 runs with 6 fifties. Overall, he has played 284 T20 matches in his career.
Like the last season, the world's best all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will play for Barishal again. Apart from Shakib, Barishal are bringing many famous foreign cricketers to the team. They have signed West Indies’ legendary batter Chris Gayle. Besides, another Caribbean Rahkeem Cornwall has been included in the team also. Pakistan batter Iftikhar Ahmed will also be seen in Barishal's jersey. Fortune Barishal have also roped in Afghanistan's devastating opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz into the team.
While Litton is one of the most in-form batters in international cricket right now. He played well in the recently-concluded ICC T20 World Cup too.
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.