This professional cricket team belongs to Sylhet, Bangladesh, and made their debut in the 2012 Bangladesh Premier League as Sylhet Royals. On 16 November 2019, 24bazar.biz was the sponsor of the team and renamed the team Sylhet Thunder. The team changed its ownership before the 8th season of the Bangladesh Premier League and was renamed Sylhet Sunrises.
In September 2022, Future Sports Bangladesh purchased the ownership rights of this team and again renamed it Sylhet Strikers. The current captain of the team is Mashrafe Mortaza and hopefully, the team will play under his captaincy in Bangladesh Premier League 2023.
Sylhet Strikers Squad/ Players List
|3||Anamul Haque||Wicketkeeper Batter||Bangladesh|
|4||Ravi Bopara||Batting Allrounder||England|
|5||Colin Ingram||Top order Batter||South Africa|
|8||Mohammad Mithun||Top order Batter||Bangladesh|
|9||Mosaddek Hossain||Middle order Batter||Bangladesh|
|13||Shafiul Hayat Riday||Allrounder||Bangladesh|
|15||Lendl Simmons||Top order Batter||West Indies|
|19||Devon Thomas||Top order Batter||West Indies|
|20||Kesrick Williams||Bowler||West Indies|
|21||Dinesh Chandimal||Wicketkeeper Batter||Sri Lanka|
|22||Angelo Perera||Allrounder||Sri Lanka|
Sylhet Strikers wins list
As of 2021, The Sylhet Strikers have not yet won the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). The team has participated in the league since its inception in 2012 but hasn’t been able to lift the championship trophy. Despite that, the team has reached the playoffs in several seasons but has not been able to win the final and lift the championship.
Sylhet Strikers Main Players
The team has had several notable players throughout the years. Some of the main players of Sylhet Sixers in the past seasons include:
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