Shakib Al Hasan has already received the no-objection letter for playing in IPL. The world's best all-rounder has already left for India. But the issue of Mustafizur Rahman's clearance was pending. Finally, the country's star pacer also received a no-objection letter. Now there is no obstacle in front of him to play in IPL.
BCB chief selector Minhazul Abedin Nannu has confirmed the news of Mustafiz's release. He said, ‘Mustafiz is not in the board’s plan for the tour of Sri Lanka. That is why he has been given clearance. '
Mustafizur Rahman will play for Rajasthan Royals, who picked him at his base price of INR 1 crore at this year’s auction.
Mustafizur Rahman’s IPL Preview
Mustafizur Rahman made his IPL debut for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2016 season. He had an impressive campaign, claiming 17 wickets in 16 matches at a strike-rate of 21.52 and a brilliant economy rate of 6.9. For his stellar exploits, he was named the 'Emerging Player of the Tournament'.
Rehman played only one game in IPL 2017 before he had to return to a national training camp for the Champions Trophy.
The Bangladesh bowler was purchased by Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction, picking up seven wickets in as many matches for his new team that season.