Saifuddin, Miraz set to take part as BCL third round starts Friday


13th February, 2020 06:49:17 printer

Saifuddin, Miraz set to take part as BCL third round starts Friday

After a long break due to injury, all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin and Mehidy Hasan Miraz are set to back to action with the third round of the ongoing First-class event- Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) starting from Friday.

Saifuddin will represent BCB North Zone in the BCL while Miraz will play for Walton Central Zone. North Zone will take on Islami Bank East Zone in this round of BCL while Central Zone will take on BCB South Zone with both the game will take place in Cox’s Bazar.

Saifuddin had a long-lasting back problem which prevented him from playing BPL. He also missed Bangladesh’s India tour and recent tour to Pakistan. Miraz, on the other hand, had a shoulder problem. Due to this, he missed the Pakistan series.

However, both Saifuddin and Miraz have a good chance to reclaim their places in the  national team for the remaining part of the Pakistan tour which comprises one ODI and one Test in Karachi.

South Zone are currently at the top of the table with 16.39 points from the first two games while East Zone are right behind them with 13.06 points from as many games. If the top two teams manage to retain their places, they will face each other in the final of the event starting from February 21 at Sylhet International Stadium.