A 15-member Bangla Tigers squad including seven cricketers from Bangladesh was announced on Thursday for the Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019.
The third edition of the T10 League is scheduled to begin November 14, 2019 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The Bangla Tigers team was formed for their maiden appearance in the T10 League in the Players’ Draft formalities of the league held on Wednesday (October 16, 2019), focused on roping in as many Bangladesh cricketers as possible.
At the same time the Bangla Tigers think-tank also ensured to have a balanced squad with inclusion of cricketers from other nations to form a competitive team for the eight-team tournament.
Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera, as the icon cricketer of the Bangla Tigers, was present at the players draft along with the franchise owners Sirajuddin Alamgir, a former BCB director, and Yasin Chowdhury.
Bangla Tigers squad: Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka), Colin Ingram (South Africa), Andre Flectcher (West Indies), Abu Hider Rony (Bangladesh), Rilee Rousouw (South Africa), Robbie Frylinck (South Africa), Qais Ahmed (Afghanistan), James Faulkner (Australia), Anamul Haque (Bangladesh), Farhad Reza (Bangladesh), Chirag Suri (UAE), Junaid Siddique (Bangladesh), Yasir Ali Chowdhury (Bangladesh), Mahedi Hasan (Bangladesh), Arafat Sunny (Bangladesh).unb