After India, yet another cricketing nation opt out of the PSL 2020

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After India, yet another cricketing nation opt out of the PSL 2020

ISLAMABAD - No Bangladeshi cricketers were selected for the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 mainly due to the Tigers’ unavailability during the fifth edition of the tournament, which is slated to be held in Pakistan from February 20 next year.

The Tigers will be busy with a home series against Zimbabwe in March and will therefore not be available for the PSL .

23 Bangladesh players were named in the players’ draft held in Lahore on Friday. Opener Tamim Iqbal, all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad, left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman and pace bowling all-rounder Mohammed Saifuddin were placed in gold category.

Earlier, no team from the newly-introduced 100-ball cricket picked any cricketers from Bangladesh.

Meanwhile, six Bangladesh cricketers -- Tamim, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed and Soumya Sarkar -- have been named in the Indian Premier League auction.

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