After signing a number of star players, last year’s third-positioned team Khulna Titans have gone for young guns for the Bangladesh Premier League 2017 in the players’ draft. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ তরুণদের নিয়ে দল সাজালো খুলনা টাইটানস]
Mahmudullah Riyad’s team went for Bangladesh’s emerging batsman Nazmul Hossain Shanto for the local picks. They have also picked U19 captain Saif Hassan and Afif Hossain Dhrubo. Dhrubo impressd everyone in last year’s BPL for Rajshahi Kings. Seamer Abu Jayed Rahi will bowl with Shafiul Islam and Kyle Abbott.
Not only locals, Khulna have also picked two young cricketers- Sri Lanka allrounder Shehan Jayasuriya and West Indian-born Sussex bowler Jofra Archer, who was impressive in county cricket.
Local cricketers: Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Abu Jayed Rahi, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Imran Ali, Mohammad Saif Hassan.
Foreign Cricketers: Shehan Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka), Jofra Archer (England).
-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com