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“He is an American,” Twitter reacts as Unmukt Chand becomes the first Indian player to get a Bangladesh Premier League contract

Unmukt Chand will play for Chattogram Challengers in the BPL.

Fans on Twitter reacted as Unmukt Chand becomes the first Indian player to get a Bangladesh Premier League contract. They hilariously labelled him as an American and said that he’s the first United States of America’s player to get a Bangladesh Premier League contract.

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Unmukt Chand picked in the Bangladesh Premier League players’ draft; to play for Chattogram Challengers 

Indian-origin USA player Unmukt Chand is all set to play in the Bangladesh Premier League. The right-hander was picked by Chattogram Challengers in the players’ draft that took place on Wednesday (23rd November). Notably, he registered himself for the league last week.

He will be part of the team, that has the likes of Max O’Dowd, Vishwa Fernando Ashan Priyanjan, Curtis Campher Taijul Islam, Ziaur Rahman and Mehedi Hasan.

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Unmukt Chand led India to the U-19 World Cup victory in 2012. The Men in Blue defeated Australia in the final. The Delhi batter led from the front and scored unbeaten 111 runs. After that, he continued his form in the domestic circuit but failed to make an impact in the IPL. He called time on his cricketing career in India in 2021 and moved to USA.

He stated that he will continue playing cricket for the country. He, however will be eligible to play for the USA in 2024 as he has to spend 10 months in every year in US for the next which would qualify him for playing the nation. Earlier this year he created history as he became the first men Indian batter to be part of the Big Bash League. The right-hander played for Melbourne Renegades.

Fans on Twitter react as Unmukt Chand becomes the first Indian player to get a Bangladesh Premier League contract

As Unmukt Chand became the first Indian player to get a Bangladesh Premier League contract, fans on Twitter reacted hilariously to it. They took a dig at the batter and said that he’s the first United States of America’s player to get a Bangladesh Premier League contract. Here are some of the reactions:

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https://twitter.com/Sher_singh_18k/status/1595343732991471616?s=20&t=jh29lxtDLTBFng86aY46dw

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