Following the IPL break, Hanuma Vihari and Abhimanyu Easwaran are among the 7 Indians set to play in the Dhaka Premier League

Hanuma Vihari and Abhimanyu Easwaran are among 7 Indian players participating in the one-day Dhaka Premier League tournament that started on March 15th.

Hanuma Vihari returns to Dhaka Premier League one-day tournament (AP Photo)


  • Vihari and Easwaran return for a one-day tournament in Dhaka
  • Up to 7 Indians will take part in the one-day tournament in Dhaka
  • Vihari and Easwaran found no buyers at the IPL auction

India’s new Test No.3 Hanuma Viharai and Bengali captain Abhimanyu Easwaran are among 7 players from the country set to take part in the one-day Dhaka Premer League tournament.

The one-day DPL tournament opportunity comes in the open window from March 26 for the Indian domestic cricketers who have not been selected for IPL 2022, PTI news agency reported.

Parvez Rasool (Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi), Baba Aparajith (Rupganj Tigers), Ashok Menaria (Khelaghar), Chirag Jani (Legends of Rupganj) and Gurinder Singh (Gazi Group of Cricketers) are the other Indian cricketers joining the 11-team competition have connected .

Hanuma, who just featured in India’s 2-0 win against Sri Lanka, has signed for Abahani Limited and is expected to join them in Hyderabad after a short break. Both Vihari and Easwaran as well as Rasool, Menaria and Aprajith have already participated in the tournament.


Bengal captain Abhimanyu, on the other hand, was back at Prime Bank Cricket Club in his third season after 2017 and 2019.

It is an invitational tournament and Abhimanyu received BCCI approval on Monday to fly to Dhaka for the month-and-a-half tournament.

Abhimanyu scored 30 points in their 50-round win over City Club in their opening match on Tuesday in Savar.

“It gives me an opportunity to play more games and face different types of high-value bowling attacks,” Abhimanyu told the Dhaka-based agency.

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