Eight WI players signed to play in BPL T20

Second Test – England v West Indies
West Indies’ Alzarri Joseph seen here playing against England during the second Test at the Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain on July 20, 2020.
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Eight West Indies players have been drafted to play in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 tournament from January 24 to February 22.

The players are veteran Chris Gayle, Obed McCoy, and Alzarri Joseph, Chadrick Walton, Rated Emrit, Sunil Narine, Oshane Thomas and Kesrick Williams.

They all secured places on the six franchises that would contest the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 competition in the recent draft

Among the overseas T20 stars, veteran Gayle went to Fortune Barishal who have also taken West Indies’ fast bowling pair of McCoy and Joseph, as well as Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshann Rockwell to round off their foreign signings.

Narine will play for Cumilla Victorians, back in the tournament after becoming champions in 2018-2019.

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