Sylhet Thunders joined the Bangladesh Premier League in the year 2017. After playing the last 2 editions under the previous sponsor namely, Sylhet Sports Limited it has finally moved to the new owner which are Jivani Footwear Company and the name of the franchise has been changed from Sylhet Sixers to Sylhet Thunders. The franchise Sylhet Thunders has not been able to win the title of Bangladesh Premier League yet but they are very confident that things will change for Sylhet thunders Bangabandhu BPL under new sponsorship and some change of players in the line up which will be a great thing not only for the franchise but for the fans from Sylhet who has been supporting them right through.
The sponsor named Jivani Footwear was very keen to join the franchise and BCB made them the sponsors after a good bid offered by the company. Bangladesh Premier League is one of the top league going in the circuit so every company wants to be part of the biggest sporting event and build up the emotional relationship with the passionate cricket audience from sports. Even though last year Sylhet thunders BPL team got knocked out at the league stage which was disheartening for the fans but this time around the new management is confident to provide fans with a winning title which is even more special than last editions considering the festival of 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
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Sylhet Thunders Schedule and Squad
Sylhet Thunders as a team has had an inconsistent tournament and never been able to win enough matches to go through to the Final or even the playoffs stage. They have been knocked out in the league stage of BPL consecutively on the last 2 editions of BPL T20. BCB has recently announced the official Sylhet thunders 2019-20 schedule in which it has been unveiled that the 1st match of Sylhet thunders is going to be played in Dhaka against Chattogram Challengers which is a match in the afternoon. Sylhet Thunders will play the first three matches at the Dhaka Cricket Stadium and the interesting part is all three matches will start on different timings. The franchise is going to have huge support at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet which will act as a home venue for the team to get huge local support for Sylhet thunders 2020 schedule. Bangladesh Cricket Board has divided the league into five phases to provide enough rest between matches to the franchises and players so they all remain fresh and play the best competitive cricket to entertain the world. The complete Sylhet thunders 2019-20 schedule is as follows.
Jivani Footwear Sylhet Thunders Schedule
The franchise owners and the management team of Sylhet thunders was present at the draft ceremony of BPL 2019-20 where they picked a squad of 14 highly skilled players who will play matches to the best of their abilities to win the franchise this special edition of Bangabandhu BPL. Johnson Charles is one of the foreign players they picked in the draft who is an attacking wicket-keeper batsman plays from West Indies and is known for his blistering hitting in different T20 leagues around the world. Mosaddek Hossain a local talented player from Bangladesh who also got International exposure of playing T20I is also a part of the franchise and he also maintains over 100 strike rate which is a great plus for the shorter format of the game plus his spin bowling needs no introduction which can win games whenever the franchise needs. The complete Sylhet thunders squad 2019-20 for the Bangabandhu BPL is as follows.
Complete Squad: Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Nazmul Islam, Sohag Gazi, Sherfane Rutherford, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Rony Talukdar, Nayeem Hasan, Delwar Hossain, Monir Hossain, Naveen-ul Haque, Johnson Charles, Rubel Miah, Jeevan Mendis.
It’s interesting to see in the Sylhet thunders squad 2019-20 the inclusion of Sherfan Rutherford from West Indies who is another powerful batsman plays with a healthy strike rate of 135 in T20s in the middle order. The Sylhet thunders match today will provide plenty of chances to the local players from Bangladesh to go out there and showcase the talent they possess and have a chance to be in the centrally contracted players who represent Bangladesh national side. By looking at the Sylhet thunders player list we can say they are heavily dependant on the spin bowling department with the ball and power-hitting batsman in the top and middle orders to give them good scores which can be defended through quality spin bowlers.
Sylhet Thunders Schedule/Fixtures Download
Sylhet Thunders have a 14 member squad consist of some very exciting local talent from Bangladesh as well as some great foreign players from West Indies and other countries. The team who have not yet able to mark the history by becoming champions of the tournament this time around they look a good side ready to dominate the special Bangabandhu BPL edition. Keeping in mind the huge support they get each year from Sylhet we have compiled a nice PDF which can show you schedule with date and time along with players list for Sylhet thunders schedule 2019-20 download so passionate fans from Sylhet can plan accordingly and purchase tickets for the matches they are playing at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Let us know your thoughts about BPL Sylhet thunders player list 2019-20 whether they can create history this time by winning the tournament or not.