Ireland have given permission for Andrew Balbirnie and Curtis Campher to play in the Bangladesh Premier League.

Both players will fly straight to Dhaka at the completion of Ireland’s upcoming six-match series in Zimbabwe.

Andrew Balbirnie: Pic by Sportsfile

Balbirnie has been picked up by the Khulna Titans, while Campher will play for the Chattogram Challengers.

The BPL tournament got underway today with the first of 46 scheduled matches, with the final scheduled for February 16th.

Curtis Campher: Pic Sportsfile