Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal and T20 captain Mahmudullah Riyad confirmed Wednesday to not play within the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to be held this 12 months. Mahmudullah Riyadh has determined to not play within the league citing the coronavirus epidemic. He was a part of CPL's group Jamaica Talawaz in 2017.
Cricinfo quoted Mahmudullah Riyadh as saying, "I used to be very near signing a group. <! –
But my household is my principal concern and they’re additionally apprehensive about my journey at the moment. I’ve performed in CPL earlier than and I’ve at all times loved the expertise right here. "
On the opposite hand, Tamim performed for St. Lucia in 2013. He has determined to not play within the CPL to maintain himself out there for the Dhaka Premier League.
"I was approached by a team, but our domestic tournament could start anytime, so I decided not to go there," Tamim stated.
The eighth season of the CPL is scheduled to be held from August 10 to September 18 in an empty stadium.