South African star spinner Keshav Maharaj is all set to feature in the Bangladesh Premier League, representing Fortune Barishal in the ongoing season of the league.
Keshav is set to arrive in Bangladesh by February 13 and, in all scenarios, is set to be available for their next fixture against Durdanto Dhaka.
Keshav’s addition to the team can bring a lot of value to Fortune Barishal.
They are currently placed in the fourth position in the points table, and they have to do well in their four games in order to seal the deal for the playoffs.
The top four teams from the league stages are set to play in the playoffs of the tournament.
Fortune Barishal are currently placed fourth in the points table as they have won four games and lost the same number of games in their eight encounters.
Maharaj has been one of the leading spinners in T20 cricket, as he has vast experience playing T20 internationals and leagues all around the world. The lead spinner has played 154 matches, picking up 126 wickets with an exceptional economy of 6.87.
He was the captain of the Durban Super Giants in the recently concluded South African Twenty20 20 league His team reached the finals of the tournament, with Maharaj being the highest wicket taker for his side, picking up 15 wickets in 13 games and giving away just 7.30 runs per over.