Shakib to play in Canadian Global T20 league

DHAKA, Bangladesh talisman Shakib al Hasan is all set to play in the upcoming Canadian Global Twenty20 league, according to the official website of the tournament.

Shakib is expected to play for the Brampton Wolves in the CGT20 league.

Having played the franchise leagues all around the World including

Bangladesh premier league (BPL), Indian Premier League(IPL) Caribbean Premier

League (CPL), Pakistan Super League (PSL) and Big Bash League(BBL), CGT20

will be the first in his career.

In Brampton Wolves Shakib will play alongside former West Indies captain

Darren Sami, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and New Zealand opener

Colin Munro, the tournament website said.

Shakib is currently playing in the World Cup2019 and has been in superb

form with the bat, accumulating 425 runs in five matches. He is so far the

second highest rungetter in the tournament and also took five wickets with

his wily leftarm spin.

The global T20 league that consists of 22 matches is scheduled to begin

from July 25 while the final will be played on August 11, 2019.

Six teams will take part in the tournament: Brampton Wolves, Edmonton

Royals, Montreal Tigers, Toronto Nationals, Vancouver knights and Winnipeg

Hawks. A total of 22 matches will be played in this tournament.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)