Bangladesh Premier League BPL 2017 will kick off with BPL players draft where all 8 teams will pick their players for the season 5. The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL T20 2017) is scheduled to start on 2 November and will conclude on 20th December 2017 as per the BPL governing council. BPL 2017 Squads with complete players list of all 8 participating teams are below. Mustafizur Rahman grab by Rajshahi Kings for USD 60,000.
The BPL 2017 players’ draft was held on September 16 in Dhaka and all the seven teams have picked players from the draft. Abdur Razzak was picked by Rangpur Riders while Misbah-ul-Haq was bagged by Chittagong Vikings. Each team can field a maximum of five and a minimum of three foreign players in their playing XI in the BPL T20 2017.
BPL 2017 Squads
Here are the players list and full squads of BPL 2017 squads.
Icon Player: Shakib Al Hasan
Foreign players: Kumar Sangakkara, Evin Lewis, Cameron Delport, Shane Watson, Kevon Cooper, Rovman Powell, Shahid Afridi, Sunil Narine, Graeme Cremer, Mohammad Shahid, Mohammed Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ronsford Beaton, Joe Denly, Akeal Hosein.
Local Players: Abu Hider, Jahurul Islam, Nadif Chowdhury, Saqlain Sajib, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Maruf, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Shadman Islam, Noor Hossain Saddam, Mohammad Shahid.
Surma Sylhet Sixers
Icon player: Sabbir Rahman
Foreign Players: Babar Azam, Liam Plunkett, Wanidu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka, Andre Fletcher, Krismar Santokei, Chaturanga de Silva, Davy Jacobs, Andre McCarthy, Ross Whiteley, Usman Khan Shinwari, Ghulam Mudasser Khan.
Local Players: Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Taijul Islam, Abul Hasan, Shuvagata Hom, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Nabil Samad, Mohammad Sharif, Imtiaz Hossain, Mohammad Sharifullah.
Icon player: Tamim Iqbal
Foreign Players: Marlon Samuels, Darren Bravo, Jos Buttler, Shoaib Malik, Hassan Ali, Mohammed Nabi, Rashid Khan, Imran Khan Jr, Solomon Mire, Rumman Raees, Fahim Ashraf.
Local Players: Imrul Kayes, Liton Das, Mohammad Saifuddin, Al-Amin Hossain Jr, Arafat Sunny, Alok Kapali, Mahedi Hasan, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Enamul Haque, Raqibul Hasan.
Icon player: Mahmudullah Riyad
Foreign Players: Rillee Roussow, Dawid Malan,Chadwick Walton, Sarfraz Ahmed, Carlos Brathwaite, Seekkuge Prasanna, Shadab Khan, Kyle Abbott, Benny Howell, Junaid Khan, Shehan Jayasurya, Jofra Archer, Chris Lynn.
Local Players: Shafiul Islam, Ariful Haque, Mosharraf Hossain, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Abu Jayed Rahi, Afif Hossain, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Imran Ali, Mukter Ali, Dhiman Ghosh, Saif Hassan.
Icon player: Mashrafe Mortaza
Foreign Players: Chris Gayle, Adam Lyth, Kusal Perera, Johnson Charles, Ravi Bopara, Thisara Perera, David Willey, Samuel Badree, Sam Hain, Samiullah Shenwari, Zahir Khan.
Local Players: Rubel Hossain, Shahriar Nafees, Mohammad Mithun, Abdur Razzak, Ebadat Hossain, Sohag Gazi, Nazmul Islam Apu, Ziaur Rahman, Fazle Mahmud, Elias Sunny, Nahidul Islam.
Icon player: Soumya Sarkar
Foreign Players: Misbah-ul-Haq, Luke Ronchi, Jermaine Blackwood, Liam Dawson, Jeevan Mendis, Najibullah Zadran, Luis Reece, Sikandar Raza.
Local Players: Anamul Haque, Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy, Sunzamul Islam, Al-Amin, Alauddin Babu, Tanbir Hayder, Irfan Sukkur, Naeem Hasan, Yasir Arafat Mishu.
Icon Player: Mushfiqur Rahim
Foreign Players: Luke Wright, Lendl Simmons, Malcom Waller, James Franklin, Darren Sammy, Samit Patel, Kesrick Williams, Mohammad Sami, Usama Mir, Raja Ali Dar, Hossain Ali.
Local Players: Mominul Haque, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Farhad Reza, Zakir Hasan, Nihaduzzaman, Rony Talukdar, Naeem Islam Jnr, Kazi Anik.
Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2017 Players Draft Updates
Icon Players for BPL 2017: Comilla Victorians’ icon player is Tamim Iqbal while Khulna Titans have signed Mahmudullah as their icon player. Bangladesh national team captain Mashrafe Mortaza is icon player for the Rangpur Riders. Mushfiqur Rahim is for Rajshahi Kings, Mustafizur Rahman has been signed by Sylhet franchise while the all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is icon player for the Dhaka Dynamites.
Total 11 cricketers are included in A category, 35 cricketers in B category, 53 cricketers in C category and 27 cricketers in D category and the base price of the players are fixed as per their categories.
A total 301 players participating in the BPL T20 2017 draft which includes 133 local and 168 foreign players but only 85 players were selected in the draft. The two new franchises, Khulna Titans and Rajshahi Kings were allowed to pick two players while the existing franchises were allowed to retain only two local players from the last season. The Sylhet Super Stars franchise is officially out of the competition.
The foreign players who were picked by BPL 2017 teams are Carlos Brathwaite who picked by Dhaka, Darren Sammy picked by Rajshahi while Kumar Sangakkara stayed with Dhaka Dynamites. The West Indies powerful batsman Chris Gayle went from Barisal Bulls to Chittagong Vikings and Shahid Afridi, Sharjeel Khan and Nasir Jamshed went to went to Rangpur Riders.
Dhaka Dynamites BPL 2017 squads is looking quite strong with players like Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Ravi Bopara and Shakib al Hasan. Let’s take a look at the complete BPL 2017 Squads for the 2016 season of all seven teams. Also Check: Bangladesh Premier League 2017 Schedule
Shakib al Hasan is the highest paid player in the BPL 2016 and was picked by Dhaka Dynamites. He will receive Tk55 lakhs while Tamim Iqbal will play for Chittagong, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mashrafe bin Mortaza will get Tk50 lakhs. Sabbir Rahman and Soumya Sarkar will play for Rajshahi and Rangpur Riders and will get Tk40 lakhs each.
Bangladesh cricket board announced the dates for the 4th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL T20 2016). It’s an International T20 league hold by BCA and also one of the controversial cricket tournament. This league was started back in January 2012 four years ago. Whereas, There are some top names who played in this league in past. An International player like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Brad Hodge, and Ahmed Shehzad were part of this league in past. The BPL 2017 squads, schedule, and broadcasting tv channels are listed on the SportsInd.com.
Bangladesh Premier League winners
Dhaka Dynamites and Barisal is the most dominating teams in the BPL history. Dhaka Dynamites won the BPL title for two times. While Barisal Bulls also made their presence in the finals for two times. Dhaka Dynamites are the only team to defend their title in the BPL history. Comilla Victorians won the title for very first time against Barisal Bulls.