According to media reports, the fourth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League will officially start on January 21, 2022. The tournament will be held at three venues, while a total of 34 matches will be played. Ahmed Shehzad, Usman Shinwari, and Haris Sohail, who were overlooked in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), are likely to get a chance in the Bangladesh Premier League.
Bangladesh Premier League | Categories
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has said that drafting the players will take place on December 2, which will also include foreign cricketers. According to media reports, Pakistani players are likely to get the C category in BPL drafting, including Ahmed Shehzad, Usman Shinwari, and Haris Sohail.
Category, A local cricketers, include:
- Shakib Al Hasan,
- Mushfiqur Rahim,
- Tamim Iqbal,
- Mushrafi Bin Murtaza,
- Mahmudullah Riaz
- Mustafizur Rehman.
In Category B Local Cricketers:
Noorul Hassan Sohan, Mehdi Hassan Meraj, Lytton Das, Nazemul Hassan Shanto, Amrul Qais, Mominul Haq, Taskin Ahmed, Naeem Sheikh, Sheikh Mehdi Hassan, Afif Hussain, Naseem Ahmed, Shura-ul-Islam, Musaddiq Hussain Sekat, Sumia. Sarkar, and Muhammad Mian Sarkar.
Among the foreign players in Category C:
Afsar Zazai, Ahmed Shehzad, Alexander Davis, Ben Dunk, Cameron Delport, Chamika Krunartne, Daulat Zadran, Dhananjaya Lakshman, Fidel Edwards, Haris Sohail, Last Ambulance, Muhammad Irfan, Rajeevullah Zadran, Riyadh Emmert, Ricky Seik, VQ, VQ, Alexander, Usman Shinwari, Suranga Lakmal.