Sabbir Rahman will not play this edition    Getty Images
Sabbir Rahman will not play this edition Getty Images

Dhaka Premier League 2018 will have player by choice draft system, Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis (CCDM) confirmed on Thursday. The players’ draft will take place at a hotel in Dhaka on January 20. Each team can retain up to five players from their previous team. The names of the cricketers have to be submitted before January 14. The players’ list for the draft of 12 teams has already been sent by CCDM. Depending on the salary bracket, the players have been distributed in seven groups, namely – Icon, A+, A, B+, B, C+, C.

Icon A+ A B+ B C+ C
35 Lakh BDT 25 Lakh BDT 23 Lakh BDT 22 Lakh BDT 20 Lakh BDT 18 Lakh BDT 17 Lakh BDT 16 Lakh BDT 15 Lakh BDT 12 Lakh BDT 14 Lakh BDT 13 Lakh BDT 12 Lakh BDT 8 Lakh BDT 5 Lakh BDT 3.5 Lakh BDT
Mashrafe Mortaza Imrul Kayes Mominul Haque Saifuddin Soumya Sarkar Sohag Gazi Arafat Sunny Imtiaz Hossain Mohammad Ashraful Sadman Islam Mehrab Hossain Taibur Rahman Mohammad Shahid Abu Sayem Mehedi Hasan Iman Das
Mushfiqur Rahim Mustafizur Rahman Mohammad Mithun Jahurul Islam Nurul Hasan Nabil Samad Rony Talukdar Rajin Saleh Sharifullah Mahmudul Hasan Dhiman Ghosh Shahadat Hossain Sayem Alam Arafat Sunny
Shakib Al Hasan Mehedi Hasan Mosaddek Hossain Shuvagata Hom Naeem Islam Junaid Siddique Abdul Majid Irfan Shukkur Nazmul Hossain Pinak Ghosh Amitabh Nayan
Tamim Iqbal Nasir Hossain Shahriar Nafees Taskin Ahmed Farhad Hossain Nahidul Islam Yasir Ali Rabbi Russel Al Mamun Shaqer Ahmed Manowar Hossain
Mahmudullah Liton das Mosharaf Hossain Tanvir Haider Muktar Ali Monir Hossain Jayraj Sheikh Imran Ali Abdur Rahman
Enamul Haque Ziaur Rahman Tushar Imran Sohrawardi Shubho Dilwar Hossain Sajedul Islam Mahmudul Haque Mehrab Hossain
Rubel Hossain Alok Kapali Saqlain Sajib Al-Amin Hossain Tasamul Haque Dollar Mahmud Yasir Arafat Arman Badshah
Ariful Haque Kamrul Islam Rabbi Mohammad Sharif Fajle Rabbi Asif Hasan Jony Talukdar Ashraful Haque
Farhad Reza Abu Haider Rony Raqibul Hasan Zakir Hasan Rahatul Firdous Ghulam Kabir Yasin Arafat
Sanjamul Islam Mehedi Hasan Maisukur Rahman Abdul Halim Shahin Hossain Mansurul Hasan
Marshall Islam Subhashis Roy Nazmul Hossain Milan Jabid Hossain Monirujjaman Humayan Kabir
Al-Amin Jr Abu Zayed Rahi Afif Hossain Jasimuddin Belal Hossain Sohag Reza
Nadif Chowdhury Enamul Jr Saif Hasan Shahidul Islam Kafi Khan Rayhan Uddin
Mehedi Maruf Mizanur Rahman Amit Majumder Suman Saha Habibur Rahman
Taijul Islam Alauddin Babu Murad Khan Mamun Hossain Abdullah Al Mamun
Abul Hasan Raju Ilias Sunny Nazmus Sadat Imtiaz Ahmed Imamul Mostakim
Nazmul Hossain Shanto Asif Ahmed Ratul Nasum Ahmed Hsanujjaman Nur Hossain
Nazmul Islam Shauqat Ali Hamidul Islam Uttam Sarkar Rabiul Islam
Abdur Rezzak Samsur Rahman Furkan Shahzada Hossain Sagir Hossain
Shafiul Islam Nafis Iqbal Shehnaz Ahmed Tapas Ghosh Saeed Russel
Nihadujjaman Ajmer Ahmed Zakaria Masood
Mehbubul Alam Iftekar Sajjad Rony Abu Bakar
Zubair Ahmed Saeed Sarkar Tipu Sultan
Rumman Ahmed Salauddin Pappu Islamul Ehsan
Rezaul Karim Khaled Ahmed Anamul Haque
Naeem Islam Ibadat Hossain Anisur Rahman
Abhishek Mitra Hossain Ali Mashiur Rahman
Ahmed Sadiqur Ashiqujjaman Ashiq Giyasuddin Tutul
Saleh Ahmed Shaon Ehsanul Haque
Rabiul Islam Refatuzzaman Abhi
Mahbubul Karim Saiyad Golam
Zubair Hossai Likhon Shafiul Alam
Aizaz Ahmed Subrata Sarkar
Dewan Sabbir Victor Barua
Najim Uddin Imran Hossain
Touhidul Islam Masood Rana
Sanjit Saha Neyamul Hasan
Mehedi Hasan Riazul Karim
Nur Alam Saddam Mahmudul Hasan
Abdur Rahman Albab Masood
Biswanath Haldar Riyad Hossain
Sajjadul Haque Ripon Didar Hossain
Rayhan Uddin Rahi Nihad
Touhid Tarique Khan
Toufik Khan
Ishaq
Suman
Fardin Hasan
Saiman Ahmed
Aslam Hossain
Mahbubul Alam
Anjum Ahmed
Riyajul Hooda

The highest amount to be paid is BDT 35 Lakh. Only five players, Mashrafe Mortaza, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah have been put in this group. Of the renowned players, only Sabbir Rahman misses out from the list, as he has been suspended for six months following his misbehaviour with a spectator.