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Sakib to be picked by Jamaica for CPL

40All-rounder Sakib al Hasan is only Bangladeshi to be picked by Jamaica for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League.

The Player Draft for the CPL 2016 was unveiled at a gala ceremony in Barbados on Thursday.

Seven Bangladeshi players ¬- Sakib al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman and Soumya Sarkar – were included in the preliminary list for the draft.

Rahman and Soumya Sarkar – were included in the preliminary list for the draft.

But among them Sakib is the only one to get a team.

He will play for Jamaica Tallawahs alongside Kumar Sangakkara, Lasith Malinga, and local favourites Chris Gayle, Andre Russell and Chadwick Walton.

Sakib bagged $110,000, which made him third highest paid player in the team after Gayle and Sangakkara.

The CPL 2016 is expected to start in July.

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