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Shakib, Liton among six Bangladesh cricketers in The Hundred draft

Published : 01 Mar 2023 10:21 PM

Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das were among six Bangladesh players to have registered for the draft of the Hundred tournaments.

Along with Shakib and Liton, four other players have registered for the draft Nasum Ahmed, Soumya Sarkar, Afif Hossain and Taskin Ahmed.

Shakib entered with the reserve price of £125,000 alongside other star names such as Keiron Pollard and Mitchell Starc. Liton's base price was set at £75,000 and Afif with a base price of £40,000.

Bangladesh players Taskin, Nasum and Soumya were not set a reserve price.

The eight teams of the Hundred announced the name of the retained players ahead of the draft earlier this month. The 100-ball tournament is set to be played from August 1-27.

The draft of the league would be held on March 23. In the men's contest last year, Trent Rockets won the title after defeating Manchester Originals in the final match