[intro_text text=”World all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will play for Rangpur Riders in the seventh edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 Cricket League 2019. Rangpur had a one-year contract with him. According to BPL 7 match schedule, the first match will play on 6th December 2019 where as opening ceremony start on 3rd December.”]
Shakib Joins Rangpur Riders in BPL 7th Edition
Rangpur Riders signed an agreement with Shakib in the auditorium of Industrial Headquarters-2 of the Basundhara Group in the capital’s Basundhara residential area on Wednesday.
Managing director of Rangpur Riders and vice president of the Basundhara Group, Safwan Sobhan participated in the signing ceremony. At the end of the contract, to express his feelings to the journalists, Shakib said, “I am very excited.” I will try to do good for Rangpur, I will do my best to fulfill my duty. I want to give a taste of championship to Rangpur Riders again in the field. ‘
Shakib has played for the last three edition in Dhaka dynamites. Shakib reached their in final three times in a row, in the meantime, Dhaka got only one title. Dhaka, who won the title in 2016-17, defeat to Rajshahi Kings. Others two time they became runners up.
Earlier, in the third edition of BPL, i.e. in 2015-16, Shakib was played for Rangpur. In the third phase of the league, Rangpur Riders reached play-offs under the leadership of Shakib, after completing the BPL mission, lost to the second eliminator against Barisal Bulls. In the next edition, he joined Dhaka and played there for three years.
Rangpur won the BPL title once. Rangpur Riders won the title in the 2017-18 season under the leadership of Mashrafe Bin Mortoza. BPL 7th season starts on December 6, according BPL Schedule 2019.
In this year 2019, the cricket fans will see two BPL season in one year as well. this year may will play total eight teams. The BPL governing committee has al ready published a tender for new two teams. As you know, Chittagong Vikings removed their name and Barisal Bulls may join BPL 2019.