Originally Posted by reyme
Recruting Afgan/Ireland, ZIM players will only lower the value of BPL. It will be classified as a Minnow T20. This time BPL might be a hit/miss. But nest year, get the players from TOP 6 TEST teams, otherwise, no one outside of BD will care for BPL. Cricinfo hardly covers BPL2.
Afgan has a few hundred TV watchers maybe. No one watches cricket in IRE, ZIM. Thats it.
You want to be at the top, get the top class name brand STAR players. period.
Then we should not cry out loud over Bangladeshi players for not being picked in IPL, right ? As far i am concerned, i don't care about stardom of a player as long as he performs in the field. Moreover, unlike the snobby IPL, BPL does encourage star players from associate countries.