Eleven Sri Lankan players picked for BPL 2024

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The player draft of the 10th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) was held yesterday (24th) in Dhaka. Five Sri Lankan players were signed directly ahead of the draft while six players were picked on the day.

Accordingly, star leg spinner Wanindu Hasaranga and young slinga Matheesha Pathirana were direct signings by Rangpur Riders while Dhananjaya De Silva and Chathuranga De Silva were pre-signed by Khulna Tigers and Durdanto Dhaka, respectively. The former U19 Captain and upcoming star Dunith Wellalage was signed by Fortune Barishal ahead of the player draft.

The Sri Lankan limited-overs skipper Dasun Shanaka and Kasun Rajitha were picked by Khulna Tigers while wicketkeeper batter Sadeera Samarawickrama and Lahiru Samarakoon were picked for Durdanto Dhaka in the player draft. Apart from them, national-capped leg spinner Dushan Hemantha was drafted by Sylhet Strikers while Fortune Barishal picked the veteran keeper batter Dinesh Chandimal.

The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2024 is scheduled to take place in January next year with seven teams in participation – Fortune Barishal, Chattogram Challengers, Comilla Victorians, Durdanto Dhaka, Rangpur Riders, Sylhet Strikers, Khulna Tigers

Sri Lankan players in BPL 2024:

  • Rangpur Riders: Wanindu Hasaranga, Matheesha Pathirana
  • Sylhet Strikers: Dushan Hemantha
  • Fortune Barishal: Dunith Wellalage, Dinesh Chandimal
  • Durdanto Dhaka: Chathuranga de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lahiru Samarakoon
  • Khulna Tigers: Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya De Silva, Kasun Rajitha

BPL 2024 Full Squads:

Rangpur Riders: Shakib Al Hasan, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mahedi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, Babar Azam, Ihsanullah, Matheesha Pathirana, Brandon King, Wanindu Hasaranga, Azmatullah Omarzai, Nicholas Pooran, Rony Talukdar, Shamim Hossain, Ripon Mondol, Hasan Murad, Michael Rippon, Yasir Mohammad, Abu Haider Rony, Fazle Rabbi, Ashiquzzaman

Sylhet Strikers: Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Zakir Hasan, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Ryan Burl, George Scrimshaw, Harry Tector, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Mithun, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Ariful Haque, Yasir Ali, Richard Ngarava, Dushan Hemantha, Nazmul Islam, Shafiqul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Jawad Royen, Salman Hossain Emon

Fortune Barishal: Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Khaled Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Paul Stirling, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Amir, Abbas Afridi, Ibrahim Zadran, Dunith Wellalage, Mushfiqur Rahim, Rakibul Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Soumya Sarkar, Yannic Cariah, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Pritom Kumar, Taijul Islam, Prantik Nowrose Nabil, Dinesh Chandimal

Comilla Victorians: Towhid Hridoy, Litton Das, Mustafizur Rahman, Tanvir Islam, Moeen Ali, Andre Russell, Iftikhar Ahmed, Zaman Khan, Khushdil Shah, Johnson Charles, Noor Ahmad, Rashid Khan, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Rizwan, Sunil Narine, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Jaker Ali Anik, Mahidul Islam Ankon, Rishad Hossain, Rahkeem Cornwall, Matthew Forde, Imrul Kayes, Musfik Hasan, Enamul Haque

Chattogram Challengers: Shahidul Islam, Shuvagata Hom, Ziaur Rahman, Nihaduzzaman, Mohammad Haris, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Hasnain, Stephen Eskinazi, Muhammad Waseem, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Al-Amin Hossain, Shykat Ali, Imranuzzaman, Curtis Campher, Bilal Khan, Shahadat Hossain, Salauddin Sakil

Durdanto Dhaka: Mosaddek Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Shoriful Islam, Saim Ayub, Usman Qadir, Chaturanga de Silva, Saif Hassan, Irfan Sukkur, Alauddin Babu, S M Mehrob Hasan, Lahiru Samarakoon, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Naim Sheikh, Sabbir Hossain, Jasim Uddin

Khulna Tigers: Anamul Haque Bijoy, Nasum Ahmed, Nahidul Islam, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Evin Lewis, Faheem Ashraf, Dhananjaya de Silva, Shai Hope, Afif Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Habibur Rahman Sohan, Kasun Rajitha, Dasun Shanaka, Mukidul Islam, Akbar Ali, Sumon Khan