The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is going to arrange a domestic T20 tournament called Bangabandhu T20 cup later this month. Players' draft of the five-team tournament took place on Thursday. Each team picked 16 cricketers and Gemcon Khulna are team spending the highest amount of money.
The 16 cricketers picked by the Khulna-based team will earn a total of 1.14 crore BDT. They have roped in two 'A' grade cricketers in the form of Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad. They will earn 1.5 million BDT each.
Gazi Group Chattogram and Fortune Barishal are not far behind in terms of spending money. Both the teams are spending 1.13 crore BDT while Beximco Dhaka and Minister Group Rajshahi are spending 1.03 crore BDT and 1.02 crore BDT respectively.
Beximco Dhaka: Mushfiqur Rahim, Rubel Hossain, Tanzid Tamim, Nasum Ahmed, Naim Sheikh, Nayeem Hasan, Shahadat Dipu, Akbar Ali, Yasir Ali, Sabbir Rahman, Mehedi Rana, Muktar Ali, Shafiqul Islam, Abu Hider, Pinak Ghosh, Robiul Islam Robi.
Gemcon Khulna: Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Imrul Kayes, Hasan Mahmud, Al-Amin Hossain, Anamul Haque, Shamim Patwary, Ariful Haque, Shoriful Islam, Shuvagata Hom, Shahidul Islam, Rishad Hossain, Zakir Hasan, Nazmul Apu, Salman Hossain, Jahurul Islam.
Fortune Barishal: Tamim Iqbal, Afif Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Irfan Sukkur, Mehidy Hasan, Abu Jayed, Towhid Hridoy, Tanvir Islam, Sumon Khan, Saif Hassan, Aminul Islam Biplob, Mahidul Angkon, Parvez Hossain Emon, Kamrul Islam, Abu Sayem, Sohrawardi Shuvo.
Gazi Group Chattogram: Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das, Mohammad Mithun, Soumya Sarkar, Mosaddek Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Ziaur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Shamsur Rahman, Nahidul Islam, Shykat Ali, Mominul Haque, Rakibul Hasan, Sanjit Saha, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Mehadi Hasan.
Minister Group Rajshahi: Mohammad Saifuddin, Mahedi Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Nurul Hasan, Farhad Reza, Mohammad Ashraful, Arafat Sunny, Ebadot Hossain, Fazle Mahmud, Rony Talukdar, Anisul Emon, Rezaur Rahman, Jaker Ali, Rokibul Hasan, Mukidul Islam, Sunzamul Islam.