Several Bangladeshi cricketers had played before the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). After Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah and Mehdi Hassan Miraz, young Afif Hossain is going to play. This young all-rounder will play for an international T-20 squad for the team, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots.
Afif played the only T-20 match against Sri Lanka in 2018. He played well in the match. And in the last two seasons in the BPL, Sylhet Sixers have got a chance to play in the Caribbean League as a great prize.
The CPL auction this year included four Bangladeshi stars Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah and Mehdi Hassan Miraz, along with 14 other cricketers.
They are Taskin Ahmed, Enamul Haque, Liton Das, Zakir Hasan, Ariful Haque, Afif Hossain, Jubair Hossain Likhan, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Mithun, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Abul Hasan Raju, Abu Haider Rony and Mohammad Saifuddin.
The seventh season of the CPL is going to start on September 4. Six teams will play in this tournament. The teams are Barbados Tridents, Guyana Warriors, Jamaica Tallawaws, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots, St. Lucia Stars and Trinidad and Tobago Knight Riders.