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Shahid Afridi joins Comilla Victorians for BPL 2019


Star Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi who played the previous edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) for Dhaka Dynamites has been recruited by defending champion Comilla Victorians for the upcoming season of the tournament. Shahid Afridi takes 4 wickets for 12 runs in his first appearance of BPL 17.

The player draft of the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League is currently underway at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in Dhaka. Shahid Afridi was listed in the A+ category and has been picked by the Comilla Victorians in the first round of the draft for the foreign players.

Bangladesh left-handed batsman Tamim Iqbal is the Comilla Victorians Icon player and captained the side in the previous edition of the tournament.

Let’s have a look at the so far recruited foreign players’ list:

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Foreign, Set 1

Sylhet Sixers (Call 1 and 7) – Fabian Allen (West Indies) and Mohammad Irfan (Pakistan)

Rajshahi Kings (Call 2 and 6) – Isuru Udana (Sri Lanka) and (Laurie Evans)

Khulna Titans (Call 3 and 5) – Zaheer Khan (Afghanistan) and Sherfane Rutherford (West Indies)

Dhaka Dynamites (Call 4 and 4) – Andrew Birch (South Africa) and Ian Bell (England)

Rangpur Riders (Call 5 and 3) – Ravi Bopara (England) and Rilee Rossouw (South Africa)

Comilla Victorians (Call 6 and 2) – Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) and Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka)

Chittagong Vikings (Call 7 and 1) – Cameron Delport (South Africa) and Dasun Shanaka (Sri Lanka)

 

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