It’s important my team gets benefitted by my performance in BPL: Ashraful

Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful came under the limelight after serving five year ban, when he was recruited by BPL franchise Chittagong Vikings.

While hoping for the best for his first significant assignment following the disgraceful period, Ashraful acknowledged it would be quite a challenge for him as well.

On Thursday, Ashraful told reporters it is important so that the team get benefitted picking him up. It can be mentioned the disgraced former captain was not called by any franchise during the BPL draft. Chittagong Vikings, afterwards, decided to enroll Ashraful praising his game changing abilities.

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“Obviously, it will be challenging, it’s an international standard tournament and it will count if you play well. As I have the experience of playing 13 years in international cricket, the first two editions of the BPL and also as part of the champion side,” Ashraful told to the media at the eve of the sixth edition of the tournament staring from 5th of this month.

“I will try to give my best Chittagong Vikings. It is also important that my team gets benefited through my performance,” he said.

The 34 year old however, did not forget to hint to the wish list he has been occupying all these years of being a part of the national team once again.

“My fans are also waiting for me to play well and wondering whether I will be able to make a return. I will try to play well in the BPL for them,” Ashraful said.

“At the same time I will look to make a comeback for our cricket (national team). It will be an example if I am able to return by my performance, and I think it will be challenging. As the 2019 World Cup is approaching, I am not thinking about that but still I think if I am able to perform, my experience may be counted,” he concluded.

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