Mashrafe Mortaza has been placed in the A category ahead of the draft of BPL players.
Mortaza hasn’t played cricket in any format since representing Gemcon Khulna in the inaugural Bangabandhu T20 Cup.
Ahead of the 2017 Bangladesh Premier League player draft (BPL). The 38-year-old hasn’t played international cricket since resigning the captaincy in March 2020.
According to Ismail Haider, secretary of the BPL governing council. Mortaza has served as a minister of parliament during his time away from cricket.
“Yes, Mashrafe has been kept in the A category because we believe he deserves to be there.” Despite the fact that I am unable to remark on the national team. He is still a very excellent player on the domestic circuit and one of the top cricketing minds in the world. On Cricbuzz, Haider was reported as saying. “We must also show some respect for all his contribution. And if you go by statistics, you will realize he is quite successful in BPL.”
According to the list in the players‘ draft: Mashrafe Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal. Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, and Mustafizur Rahman.
Mashrafe Mortaza has been placed in the A category
Local players’ fees are capped.
A (BDT 70 lac), B (BDT 35 lac), C (BDT 25 lac), D (BDT 18 lac), E (BDT 12 lac), and F (BDT 12 lac) are the different categories (BDT 05 Lac).
Meanwhile, all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin, who has been plagued by ailments recently, has yet to find a spot in the drafts. After being overlooked, the child communicated his displeasure.
“No one is prepared to listen to or comprehend younger athletes like us.” “I have no grudges towards anyone, but I am saddened.” Saifuddin was reported on his official Facebook page as stating.
The BPL will run from January 21 through February 18. With the drafts taking place on December 27 at Dhaka’s Radisson Blu Water Garden.