Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Perera is all set to play for Rangpur Riders in the fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) which will start from November.
Rangpur has already confirmed the news of Kusal Perera’s signing for BPL T20 2017.
“We have signed Sri Lankan cricketer Kusal Perera for our next mission in BPL.” Ishtiaq Sadek, the chief executive of Rangpur Riders has informed to the news media.
“Fans and spectators want to see always blistering knocks from the batsmen. We are going to make a balanced team by taking all-rounders in the squad. We are talking with Warner and Chirs Morris. Hopefully, we will be able to ensure their inclusion soo.”- Ishtiaq Sadek added.
The 26-year old Lankan batsman played also in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Sri Lanka Premier League (SPL). However, he is going to appear in BPL for the first time.
For Sri Lanka Perera has played 10 Tests, 70 ODIs and 27 T20Is so far.
It should be noted that Rangpur Riders has already contracted with Samuel Badree, Johnson Charles, Thisara Perera, Ravi Bopara and Arafat Sunny for the upcoming tournament.