Bangladesh Premier League news February 22, 2012

Brendan Taylor signs up with Chittagong

ESPNcricinfo staff

Brendan Taylor, the Zimbabwe captain, will play in the Bangladesh Premier League after signing up with Chittagong Kings.

"We have just signed for Brendan to join the Chittagong Kings for the last three games and the finals in the BPL," Taylor's agent said. "The deal was negotiated directly by us with the owner and CEO, Sameer Quader Chowdhury, of the Chittagong Kings."

Chittagong are currently in third place, with eight points, two behind joint leaders, Khulna Royal Bengals and Duronto Rajshahi.

Taylor has played 54 Twenty20s, averaging 31 at a strike-rate of 122.04. He recently played in New Zealand's domestic Twenty20 league, and smashed a career-best 101 for Wellington.