Benny Howell has joined Chattogram Challengers as a direct overseas signing

24 Dec 2021
Benny Howell has joined Chattogram Challengers as a direct overseas signing

Benny Howell (born 5 October 1988) is an English first-class cricketer. Howell is a right handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He is a well known figure in franchise cricket. Addition to that, he played for Khulna Titans and Rangpur Raiders in BPL. Earlier, Howell was selected for Birmingham Phoenix for the inaugural season of The Hundred, where he impressed as his side made the final. Taking eleven wickets at an average of 18.54, he was named in a number of Teams of the Tournament. 

Chattogram Challengers has also picked West Indies hard-hitter Kennar Lewis and Bangladesh spinner Nasum Ahmed as direct signing. 

According to the rules of this year's BBPL, the franchises will be able to recruit one local player and three foreign players from any category as direct signing prior to the Players’ Draft. A total of 34 matches will be played in a round-robin league format. Along with that, three play-offs and final will be held in three venues in Dhaka, Chattogram and Sylhet.

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