Dhaka – Off-cutter sensation Mustafizur Rahman is expected to play for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on Tuesday. The 4th match of the 9th edition T20 format IPL will begin at 8:30pm Bangladesh time.The 20-year-old cutter miracle from Satkhira, Mustafiz who has been sold at Rs 1.4 crore in the IPL auction is now in Bangalore and waiting to play in any foreign cricket league for the first time.
Browsing his Facebook page, anyone can feel how eagerly Mustafiz’s fans from all over the world, especially from Bangladesh, are
expecting high performance from him in this tournament. Shakil Bhuiyan, a Dhaka University student, said: “I don’t have
enough time to watch cricket of any other sports, but manage time in anyhow to enjoy cutter Mustafiz’s bowling.” If Mustafiz is fielded for Australian cricketer David Warner-led Hyderabad on Tuesday, he will go for an acid test facing the world famed T20 star batsman Chirs Gayle of West Indies along with South African hitter AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli of India.Mustafiz played 13 T20Is to grab 22 wickets at an average 13.95 runs with best bowling figure of 5/22 against New Zealand that was also the best bowling figure in the just concluded World T20.He made his T20 debutant on April 24 last year against Pakistan for 2/20 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka.Mustafiz stunned the Indians with his 5/50 in his first international appearance in one-day cricket against mighty India on June 18, 2015.(UNB)