Besides IPL, the T20 tournaments in Austrilia (Big bash), England (NatWest T20 Blast) and South Africa (Pro 20 Series) are top in position in which a way was created to participate in the Champions League Twenty20. BPL is also highly promising and most watched T20 tournament where players from all around the world participate (Indian players are not permitted to participate in any other T20 tournament except IPL). BPL 2015 is going to feature at least 5 cricketers from England.
1. Ravi Bopara (Sylhet Superstars): 30 year old English batsman is a familiar face in this format who played 38 T20I matches and around 200 Twenty20 league matches. He is also can be part time slow medium bowler.
2. Chris Jordan (Sylhet Superstars): He was called first among all the foreign players in Bangladesh Premier League player auction. He has played 7 T20I matches and 38 Twenty20 matches so far. But he won’t be available for BPL because of his national duty with England squad in the UAE til November 30.
3. Darren Stevens (Comilla Victorians): One of the senior English cricketers who has never played any international matches. But at the age of 39, he is still playing in domestic arena for Kent. Stevens who has played 177 t20 matches, was part of Dhaka gladiators in BPL 2013.
4. Joshua Cobb (Sylhet Superstars): The 25 year old Northampton top order batsman who was also part of Dhaka Gladiators team in BPL2013. He has played 96 Twenty20 matches and was man of the match in 2011 England domestic t20 final.
5. Dawid Malan (Dhaka Dynamites): This 28 year old left handed hard hitter has played 92 T20 matches at 34 average maintaining a good strike rate of 122 with 2 centuries. Malan played in Bangladesh (List A) for Prime Doleshwar Sporting club.