Bangladesh Premier League franchise Chattogram Challengers announced on Thursday that they picked Afif Hossain as a direct signing local player for the ninth edition of the tournament.
Franchises can have a direct local signing while they can sign as many foreign cricketers as they like outside the draft this year in the BPL.
“It is a great pleasure to inform you that Chattogram Challengers have picked Afif Hossain as the directly signed local player outside the draft,” Yasir Alam, chief operating officer of Challengers, informed through a text message in WhatsApp.
Meanwhile, three-time BPL champions Comilla Victorians retained pacer Mustafizur Rahman for the upcoming edition of BPL.
“Victorians retains the Fizz! Back To Back Seasons for Mr. Cutter Master. Let's hear #WinOrWin slogan for Mustafizur Rahman,” Comilla made the announcement on their official Facebook page on Wednesday.