Bangladesh Cricket Board granted No Objection Certificate (NOC) to wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das on Wednesday to feature in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
“He had asked for the NOC, and we have given to him. He is expected to return before the start of the preparation camp for the upcoming tour of India,” said Akram Khan, BCB Cricket Operation chairman.
Liton received the NOC on Wednesday and will be back before the preparation camp for the forthcoming India tour that begins in November. Bangladesh will tour India from November 03-26 to play three T20Is and two test matches. The two test matches are part of the ICC World Test Championship.
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Liton will play for Jamaica Tallawahs
This is Liton's first stint in CPL. He departed for the Caribbean on Wednesday and will play for Jamaica Tallawahs. If all set, he is expected to feature in Saturday's clash against St Lucia Zouks.
Talawahs have won just two games out of eight outings so far in the tournament and are sitting at the bottom of the table. They are nearly out of the competition and will play their last game against Guyana Amazon Warriors on October 03, Thursday.
On Tuesday, the star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was permitted to play for Barbados Tridents after the T20I tri-series final against Afghanistan got abandoned.
Liton becomes sixth Bangladeshi to play in CPL
After Shakib, Tamim and Mahmudullah, wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das is the sixth Bangladeshi to be selected to play in the CPL. Mehedi Hasan Miraz and Afif Hossain are the other two who are waiting for their turns. Signed with Trinbago Knight Riders, Mehedi Hasan Miraz but hasn't got an opportunity so far while Afif Hossain has not been granted a NOC by the Bangladesh Cricket Board to play for Saint Nevis and Patriots.