Sylhet sign Raju, Malan and Jordan
Sylhet was not a part of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 2016. But they are all set to participate in this year’s BPL after sustaining a-year ban. Although they are well-behind to rope in cricketers in the squad, comparing others participating teams, they have roped in some big names in their side. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ সিলেট দলে দুই ইংলিশ ক্রিকেটার]
The franchise have roped in Bangladesh hard-hitter batsman Sabbir Rahman as their icon cricketer for this year’s BPL T20. Besides him, the participating teams also roped in two foreign cricketers and one local cricketer in their den.
It has been learnt, Bangladesh cricket team’s pacer Abul Hasan Raju alongside two foreign stars- Dawid Malan and England’s Chris Jordan have been signed by Surma Sixers Sylhet for the impending fifth edition of BPL, which is scheduled to begin from November 2017.
To be noted, the participating franchise of BPL, Sylhet have decided to appear in BPL 2017 with a new name. According to the source of franchise, it has been further learnt that, They have been all set to participate in BPLT20 2017 with ‘Surma Sixers Sylhet’ name.