BCB names 6 divisional squads for NCL


  • Published: 2007-10-01 14:12:23 BdST

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Monday announced six divisional teams for the National Cricket League scheduled for October 19 start. The country's lone first-class cricket league was originally scheduled to start on October 5, but the board deferred it on requests from divisional teams citing a lack of preparation and Eid-ul-Fitr break. The divisional squads, each with 20 players, however were finalised by the divisional sports associations and the BCB revealed the lists.

Dhaka, Oct 1 (bdnews24.com) – The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Monday announced six divisional teams for the National Cricket League scheduled for October 19 start.

The country's lone first-class cricket league was originally scheduled to start on October 5, but the board deferred it on requests from divisional teams citing a lack of preparation and Eid-ul-Fitr break.

The divisional squads, each with 20 players, however were finalised by the divisional sports associations and the BCB revealed the lists.

Four Bangladesh former captains and a former vice-captain and the incumbent captain have been appointed to lead their sides.

Former national cricketer Ehsanul Haq has been tasked to guide Chittagong Division.

Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful will lead Dhaka Division, his predecessor Habibul Bashar will lead Khulna Division, former captain Khaled Mashud will pilot Rajshahi Division, former captain Rajin Saleh will lead Sylhet Division and former vice-captain Shahriar Nafees will guide Barisal Division.

Dhaka Division: Mohammad Ashraful (captain), Anwar Hossain, Uttam Sarker, Shamsur Rahman, Marshall Ayub, Al Shahriar, Sajjad Kadir (Wicketkeeper), Nadif Chowdhury, Javed Omar, Mohammad Sharif, Mehrab Hossain (Jr.), Nazmul Hossain Milon, Arafat Sunny, Mahmudullah Riyad, Anwar Hossain Monir, Mosharraf Hossain, Mahbubul Alam, Shahadat Hossain Rajib, Mohammed Rafique and Mohammad Azim

Rajshahi Division: Khaled Mashud (captain/wicketkeeper), Nayeem Islam, Anisur Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahman, Junaed Siddique, Hasanuzzaman Rozel, Jahirul Islam, Rabiul Karim, Rafiqul Islam, Mahbub Alam, Farhad Reza, Sohrawardi Shuvo, Saiful Islam Suhash, Mohammad Shajada, Delwar Hossain, Saqlain Sajib, Sumon Saha, Alamgir Kabir, Shafaq Al Jaber and Shakil Haider

Chittagong Division: Ehsanul Haque (captain), Gazi Salauddin, Dhiman Ghosh (Wicketkeeper), Faisal Hossain, Nazimuddin, Elias Sunny, Tamim Iqbal, Nafees Iqbal, Wascorni Ahmed, Masumuddowla, Shabbir Khan, Tarek Aziz, Mahbubul Karim, Aftab Ahmed, Raihanuddin Arafat, Gazi Alamgir, Ashiqur Rahman, Kamrul Islam, Sajjadul Haque Ripon and Mahmuduzzaman

Khulna Division: Habibul Bashar (captain), Mustafizur Rahman, Jamal Uddin Babu, Imrul Kayes, Monirul Islam, Mohammad Salim, Nazmus Sadat, Nahidul Haque, Ziaur Rahman, Sahagir Hossain (Wicketkeeper), Tushar Imran, Dollar Mahmud, Shakib Al Hasan, Abdur Razzak, Monjurul Islam, Syed Rasel, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Robiul Islam Shiblu, Shafiul Alam and Fariduddin Masud

Sylhet Division: Rajin Saleh (captain), Alok Kapali, Imtiaz Hossain, Golam Mabud, Golam Mowla, Golam Rahman, Saif Mahmud, Rezaul Haque, Tapash Baishya, Nazmul Hossain, Hasibul Hossain, Enamul Haque (Jr.), Saju Datt, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Sirajullah Khadim, Nabil Samad, Sharifullah, Nizamuddin Ripon, Rashedur Rahman and Sadiqur Rahman

Barisal Division: Shahriar Nafees Ahmed (captain), Hannan Sarkar, Imran Ahmed, Raquibul Hasan, Nasiruddin Faruque, Shaheen Hossain (wicketkeeper), Abul Bashar, Arafat Salauddin, Ali Arman Rajan, Talha Jubair, Sajjadul Islam, Debobroto Paul, Lablur Rahman, Tarikul Islam, Humayun Kabir, Ahsanullah Hasan, Raisul Islam, Proshenjit Bose, Monowar Hossain and Ariful Haque.

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