i-Sports Ltd. has sold his franchise to Sohana Sports Ltd. with all the rights. The chief editor of National Daily “Doinik Vorer Pata” Dr Kazi Ertaza Hassan will be the new Chair Person of the team.
The Rangpur Franchise was introduced in the Season 2 (2013) of BPL T20, where for the first time BPL T20 could see 7 teams, along with the old franchises of the first season – Champion Dhaka Gladiators, Runner Up Barisal Burners, Khulna Royal Bengals, Chittagong Kings, Sylhet Royals and Duranta Rajshahi.
In the beginning of the 2nd Season, Rangpur Franchise was bought by i-Sports for USD $3.10. In the first season they got All-rounder Nasir Hossain as their icon player and ended up by capturing the 5th position among 7 teams.
Last year, meant in the Season 3 Rangpur Franchise luckily got world’s Top All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as their icon and the finished the season by taking 3rd position among 6 teams.
This was the last season that, i-sports Ltd. had managed this team. From this season, we will see a new management to work behind this young franchise. As per latest update, Soumya Sarkar will be the icon player for Rangpur in the Season 4. Pakistani All-rounder Shahid Afridi has been announced as the Captain of this team.