Hard-hitting West Indies opener Chris Gayle and all-rounder Kieron Pollard have confirmed their availability for the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 and will be playing for the Dhaka Gladiators from the second round of the tournament.
Both Gayle and Pollard were in the Golden Category of the foreign players' list and were bought by the Gladiators at the base price. The West Indian cricketers will reach Dhaka on February 14 and are expected to reach the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8:50 pm.
Gayle, who played five matches for the Barisal Burners in the inaugural edition of the BPL and scored 288 runs including two centuries. Kieron Pollard on the other hand played 10 matches for the Dhaka Gladiators last year. He scored 220 runs and picked three wickets.