Only two Bangladeshis are going to play in VIVO Indian Premier League 2018, that starts from 7th of April. Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman will play for Sunrisers Hyderabad and defending champions Mumbai Indians respectively.
Both Mustafizur (SRH) and Shakib (Kolkata) were released by their previous franchises ahead of the mega auction. Shakib was picked by Fizz’s former team Sunrisers at a price of 2 crore rupees (base price 1 crore). Later on, Mustafizur was bought by Mumbai Indians for 2.2 crore (base price 1 crore). [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ মুস্তাফিজের মুম্বাই দলে সতীর্থ যারা]
Mustafizur’s Mumbai have the likes kf Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, JP Duminy and Pat Cummins in the team. Rohit Sharma will be leading the side. Akila Dhananjaya, Jason Behrendorff and Ben Cutting are the other overseas players in the squad.
Mumbai Indians squad: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Pat Cummins, Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Mustafizur Rahman, Rahul Chahar, Pradeep Sangwan, Jason Behrendorff, Jean-Paul Duminy, Saurabh Tiwary, Tajinder Dhillon, Akila Dhananjaya, Nidheesh M D Dinesan, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Dinesh Lad, Mayank Markande, Sharad Lumba, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan.
Sunrisers have formed a strong and balanced side with the likes of skipper David Warner, Kane Williamson, Carlos Brathwaite, Rashid Khan, Billy Stanlake, Chris Jordan and Mohammad Nabi alongside Shakib in the team. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ নতুন দল হায়দরাবাদে সাকিবের সতীর্থ যারা]
Sunrisers Hyderabad squad: David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Carlos Brathwaite, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Siddharth Kaul, T Natrajan, Basil Thampi, Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammad Nabi, Sandeep Sharma, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Billy Stanlake, Tanmay Agarwal, Sreevats Goswami, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan.
-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com