Sylhet Sunrisers confirm Caribbean batter

The franchise confirmed new member Simmons' inclusion in a statement.

Sylhet Sunrisers confirm Caribbean batter

Maksud Haque
Desk Reporter

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Although Sylhet could not show any surprise in the draft, Sylhet Sunrisers showed a big surprise before the start of BPL. The team has included superstar Lendl Simmons in the squad for the eighth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League.
Sylhet Sunrisers confirm Caribbean batter
Sylhet Sunrisers franchise confirmed new member Simmons' inclusion in a statement.
Before the Players Draft, Sylhet fielded Taskin Ahmed. Dinesh Chandimal of Sri Lanka, Kesrick Williams of West Indies and Colin Ingram of South Africa were also directly signed in the foreign category.
On 27 December, Sylhet took a number of Bangladeshi stars from the Players' Draft. The list includes cricketers like Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Mohammad Mithun, Enamul Haque Vijay, Muktar Ali.
Also present are Al-Amin Hossain, Nazmul Islam Apu, Sohag Gazi, Mizanur Rahman, Nadif Chowdhury, Jubayer Hossain Likhan, Shafiul Hayat Hridoy. Former national team star Alok Kapali has also got a place in his local team.
Among the foreigners, Ravi Bopara of England, Angelo Perera of Sri Lanka and Siraj Ahmed of the United Arab Emirates have been named in Sylhet from the Players' Draft. This time Simmons' name was added next to them.
Sylhet Sunrisers squad:
Taskin Ahmed, Dinesh Chandimal (Sri Lanka), Kesrick Williams (West Indies), Colin Ingram (South Africa), Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Al Amin Hossain, Nazmul Islam Apu, Ravi Bopara (England), Angelo Perera (Sri Lanka) Enamul Haque Vijay, Sohag Gazi, Alok Kapali, Muktar Ali, Siraj Ahmed (UAE), Mizanur Rahman, Nadif Chowdhury, Jubayer Hossain Likhan, Shafiul Hayat Hridoy, Lendl Simmons.