BPL 2023: 5 players to watch out for
These players could rock the tournament and help their respective teams to clinch the title using their skills.
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The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is set to return with its ninth edition on January 6 to provide some fantastic T20 action to cricket fans. Since 2012, the league has been efficient in delivering some competitive games. This year, the tournament will be played for 40 days, and during that period, seven teams will compete with one another to win the title.
In the last edition, Comilla Victorians defeated Fortune Barishal to win the trophy for the third time. This year, the defending champions will look forward to playing some quality cricket again and clinching another trophy. However, other teams will also count on some of their players to leave an impact on the tournament.
Here are 5 players to watch out for in BPL 2023:
1. Mustafizur Rahman (Comilla Victorians)
Mustafizur Rahman has been a premier bowler for Bangladesh since 2015. In BPL 2022, he made his debut for Comilla Victorians and helped them win their third title. Rahman. With 19 wickets at an economy of 6.62 in 11 matches, he was the highest wicket-taker last year.
This year too, Rahman will be expected to strengthen the bowling attack with Abrar Ahmed, Hasan Ali, and Mohammad Nabi. Riding on his experience and skills, Rahman will be given the charge to spearhead the bowling attack to defend the title.
Last year, in T20 World Cup 2022, Rahman was the most economical bowler for his team with three scalps in five games, at an amazing economy of 5.60. Talking about his overall T20I displays in 2022, he picked up 11 wickets at an economy of 7.64 in 17 matches.