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Unmukt Chand to play for Chattogram Challengers after being picked in Bangladesh Premier League gamers’ draft

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Bangladesh Premier League 2023: Unmukt Chand is about to ply his commerce for the Chattogram Challengers within the upcoming version of the T20 event.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Nov 23, 2022 14:23 IST

Unmukt Chand to play for Chattogram Challengers after being picked in BPL draft. Courtesy: Unmukt Chand Instagram

By India Today Web Desk: Unmukt Chand, on November 23, grew to become the primary Indian cricketer to participate within the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

The 29-year-old right-handed batter was picked by the Chattogram Challengers within the gamers’ draft for the 2023 version that happened on Wednesday.

Around every week in the past, Chand registered for the BPL draft and stated that he was excited to participate within the championship. The veteran, who’s at present part of the cricketing setup within the United States of America (USA), known as the BPL one of the crucial widespread leagues on the earth.

Last yr, Chand grew to become the primary Indian cricketer to participate within the Big Bash League (BBL) after he plied his commerce for the Melbourne Renegades, who completed on the backside of the factors desk.

Back in 2021, Chand left India to pursue his cricketing profession within the USA. In 2012, he captained India U19 to glory within the World Cup on Australian soil. In the ultimate in opposition to the hosts in Townsville, he scored a glowing century and received the Player of the Match award.

The Challengers, within the meantime, even have Netherlands’ Max O’Dowd, Ireland’s Curtis Campher and Sri Lanka’s Vishwa Fernando and Ashan Priyanjan as their abroad gamers.

They even have native skills, particularly Taijul Islam, Ziaur Rahman, Mehedi Maruf, Irfan Sukkur, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Shuvagata Hom, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Abu Jayed Rahi, Farhad Reza and Mrittunjoy Chowdhury.

The Challengers completed third within the factors desk final season after garnering victories in 5 out of 10 matches. They bowed out of BPL 2022 after dropping to Comilla Victorians by seven wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka within the second Qualifier.

Edited By:

sabyasachi chowdhury

Published On:

Nov 23, 2022