Rangpur Riders retain Gayle, Mashrafe
Defending champions Rangpur Riders have retained the Caribbean master blaster Chris Gayle in overseas category and Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza in local category for the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) season six.
Rangpur also kept Mohammad Mithun and Nazmul Islam Apu in local category. They have let go Rubel Hossain from their squad.
The deadline of submitting the players’ retention list for BPL franchisees was September 30. The governing council allowed teams to retain four players from the previous BPL season.
The next edition of the BPL will start from January 5 and end on February 8.
Dhaka Dynamites: Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Rovman Powell and Kieron Pollard.
Comilla Victorians: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Saifuddin and Shoaib Malik.
Khulna Titans: Mahmudullah Riyad, Ariful Haque, Nazmul Hossain Shanto and Carlos Brathwaite.
Rajshahi Kings: Mominul Haque, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman and Zakir Hasan.
Sylhet Sixers: Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Sohail Tanvir and Liton Kumar Das.