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Steve Smith joins Comilla Victorians

 Sports Desk :: sports-desk

 Published: 08:44 PM, 27 November 2018   Updated: 08:44 PM, 27 November 2018

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Bangladesh Premier League franchise Comilla Victorians have signed Australian Steve Smith for the upcoming edition of the tournament, scheduled to start from January 5.

"We have signed him and hopefully he will be available after four games," said Victorians officials on Tuesday.

The Australian will arrive after the departure of Pakistani Shoaib Malik, who is expected to be available for the opening four matches, as he will join the Pakistan team ahead of the series against New Zealand.

Smith and Warner will be serving the ban till March 29, 2019 while Bancroft's time away is until December 29 this year.

Smith compatriot Warner joined Sylhet Sixers for the upcoming edition of BPL.

Comilla Victorians: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Steve Smith, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shoaib Malik, Asela Gunaratne, Liam Dawson, Amin Yamin, Evin Lewis, Waqar Salamkheil, Shamsur Rahman, Sanjit Saha, Mosharraf Hossain, Mohammad Shahid, Shahid Afridi, Thisara Perera, Abu Haider Rony, Anamul Haque, Mehedi Hasan and Ziaur Rahman

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