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Comilla rope in Rashid, retain Moeen



Photo: Moeen Ali

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Comilla Victorians retained Moeen Ali and signed Afghanistan's all-rounder Rashid Khan for the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

It will be Moeen’s third appearance in the premier league. He previously played in 2013 for Rajshahi and the 2022 season for Comilla.

The leg-spinner, Rashid has rejoined the franchise after six years of gap having played the 2016-17 seasons. He appeared in 15 matches for Comilla taking 19 wickets and 32 runs in two seasons.

The franchise have already retained wicket-keeper batter Litton Das, pacer Mustafizur Rahman and Tanvir Islam, Pakistan's Rizwan Ahmed for the upcoming session. 

The four-time champions roped in young talent Towhid Hridoy, who played for Sylhet Strikers in the previous season. 

The player's draft are set to be held on September 24 on a city hotel. The next edition of BPL is set to be held in the first week of January next year after the Bangladesh national elections.

The participating teams are: Comilla Victorians, Sylhet Strikers, Rangpur Riders, Fortune Barishal, Khulna Tigers, Chattogram Challengers and Durdanto Dhaka.