After World T20 2016, Â two Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman are going to start playingÂ in Â Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016. Shakib will play for Kolkata Knight Riders whileÂ Mustafiz Â will fight in favour of Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Shakib and Mustafiz are ParticipateÂ inÂ Indian Premier League 2016
Before starting for IPL Shakib and his wife Umme Ahmed have signed the deal of Brand Ambassador for Mobile phone company Banglalink forÂ next 2 years. On the signing ceremony, Shakib said,” I have always one and only Â target. That is Whenever and wherever Â I play, I play at my best to do good for the team. All the time I am notÂ successful, but I try to do my bestÂ to win”.
Shakib has been starting playing in IPL since 2011 but Mustafiz is going for the first time. He is feeling it very thrilling . He added, ” as it is a big tournament, I feel really good. ” Even though it is theÂ first time for Mustafiz, Shakib does not feel that Mustafiz, this left handed paceÂ bowler, needs any suggestions. Shakib comments that Mustafizur is one of the best bowler for limited over tournament in the world. The only thing needs to keep the fitness along with superior practices. On the other hand, Mustafiz feels that it would be better if they both play together on the same team. He felt a bit nervous but feel highly good also.Â This is the first time Mustafiz is goingÂ alone to play in a big tournament. He said so in the Mirpur academyÂ Â Â on last Tuesday.
In last June, when the Indian batsmen were under tremendousÂ stress from Mustafiz, the former batsman of India team and present the mentor of Sunrisers Hyderabad Mr. VVS Laxmon started to keep eyes on this rising and promising bowler. And on February 6,2016, they over bided Challengers Bangalore and Â able toÂ get Mustafizur in their team for 1 crore 40 lacs rupees.
But the most interesting is that, these two Bangladesh cricketers will fight against each other on 16 April in Hyderabad and return match on 22nd May at Iden Garden in Kolkata.
As a sixth player, Mustafiz is going to play in IPL. Before that,Â besides Shakib and Mustafiz, Mashrafe Mortaza was played for Kolkata Nightriders and Abdur Razzak was in Royal Challengers Bangalore, in Mumbai Indians ,Md. Ashraful and Tamim played for Pune warriors.
He is injured two times this year. The team physiologistÂ confirmed that this pacer’sÂ fitness and told about him to theÂ Sunrisers HyderabadÂ physiologistÂ Thio Kapa.
Everybody are expecting a high performance from Mustafiz. He is also trying to give more than expectation andÂ seeks to learn something more from high valued IPL.