National coloured cricketers - leg spinner Jubair Hossain Likhon, all rounders Suhrawardy Shuvo and Naeem Islam - will miss the upcoming franchise-based 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket beginning on November 2 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.
The three cricketers along with national coloured top order batsman Shamsur Rahman Shuvo, opening batsman Junaid Siddique, spinner Enamul Haque Junior, pacer Shahadat Hossain Rajib are deprived of playing the BPL as they are not getting any team during players draft formalities held at a city hotel on Saturday.
Besides, Nazmul Hossain Milon, spinners of Bangladesh U-19 team Saleh Ahmed Shawon Gazi, Sanjit Saha, batsman Pinak Ghosh and Hassanuzzaman Jhoru were also remained unsold during players auction.
All the seven franchise teams have completed players recruiting formalities during the auction for the shortest version of the cricket with Rajshahi Kings picked up national sensation and cutter master Mustafizur Rahman in the squad in addition to another icon player cum Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim.
Squads of seven BPL teams:
Chittagong Vikings: Misbah-ul-Haq, Anamul Haque (wk), Soumya Sarkar (icon), Luke Ronchi (wk), Jermine Blackwood, Sikandar Raza, Liam Dawson, Jeevan Mendis, Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy, Sunzamul Islam, Al-Amin, Alauddin Babu, Tanbir Hayder, Najibullah Zadran, Luis Reece, Irfan Sukkur, Naeem Hasan and Yasir Arafat.
Comilla Victorians: Imrul Kayes, Tamim Iqbal (icon), Marlon Samuels, Darren Bravo, Shoaib Malik, Jos Buttler, Liton Das (wk), Mohammad Saifuddin, Fahim Ashraf, Mohammed Nabi, Rashid Khan, Hassan Ali, Imran Khan Jr, Al-Amin Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Alok Kapali, Mehedi Hasan, Solomon Mire, Rumman Raees, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Enamul Haque and Raqibul Hasan
Dhaka Dynamites: Mehedi Maruf, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Evin Lewis, Cameron Delport, Mosaddek Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan (icon), Shane Watson, Kevon Cooper, Rovman Powell, Shahid Afridi, Sunil Narine, Graeme Cremer, Mohammad Shahid, Mohammed Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ronsford Beaton, Abu Hider, Jahurul Islam, Nadif Chowdhury, Saqlain Sajib, Joe Denly, Akeal Hosein, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Shadman Islam and Noor Hossain Saddam.
Khulna Titans: Rillee Roussow, Dawid Malan, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah (Icon), Chadwick Walton, Sarfraz Ahmed, Carlos Brathwaite, Seekkuge Prasanna, Shadab Khan, Mosharraf Hossain, Kyle Abbott, Benny Howell, Junaid Khan, Shafiul Islam, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Abu Jayed Rahi, Afif Hossain, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Shehan Jayasurya, Jofra Archer, Imran Ali, Mukter Ali, Dhiman Ghosh and Saif Hassan.
Rajshahi Kings: Mominul Haque, Luke Wright, Lendl Simmons, Mushfiqur Rahim (icon-wk), Malcom Waller, James Franklin, Farhad Reza, Darren Sammy, Samit Patel, Mehidy Hasan, Kesrick Williams, Mohammad Sami, Mustafizur Rahman, Zakir Hasan, Nihaduzzaman, Rony Talukdar, Usama Mir, Raja Ali Dar, Hossain Ali, Naeem Islam jr and Kazi Anik.
Rangpur Riders: Adam Lyth, Kusal Perera, Johnson Charles, Mohammad Mithun, Ravi Bopara, Thisara Perera, David Willey, Sohag Gazi, Samuel Badree, Rubel Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (icon), Shahriar Nafees, Nazmul Islam Apu, Ziaur Rahman, Fazle Mahmud, Sam Hain, Samiullah Shenwari, Abdur Razzak, Ebadat Hossain, Elias Sunny, Nahidul Islam and Zahir Khan.
Surma Sixers Sylhet: Babar Azam, Andre Fletcher, Davy Jacobs, Sabbir Rahman (icon), Nasir Hossain, Andre McCarthy, Ross Whiteley, Nurul Hasan, Dasun Shanaka, Taijul Islam, Wanidu Hasaranga, Liam Plunkett, Usman Khan Shinwari, Krismar Santokei, Abul Hasan, Shuvagata Hom, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Nabil Samad, Chaturanga de Silva, Ghulam Mudasser Khan, Mohammad Sharif, Imtiaz Hossain and Mohammad Sharifullah.