Bangladesh Premier League is one of the most exciting T20 cricket tournament which is commonly known as BPL. It is an annual T20 tournament which was 1st held in 2012. It was previously known as National Cricket League which was founded in 18th January, 2012. Total three season of BPL have passed and now 4th edition is knocking at the door.
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Though, complete fixture of the tournament is not announced yet. But the tournament will start from next November, 2016. This time participants are expanded from six to eight where Khulna and Rajshahi will be represented the new teams. The tournament will be organised by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). Let’s take a look below where the short details of upcoming BPL T20 2016 is given.
# Event Details:
- Tournament name – Bangladesh Premier League
- Short Name – BPL
- Country – Bangladesh
- Established – 18th January, 2012
- Sport – Cricket
- Format – T20
- Edition – 4th
- Start – November, 2016
- End – December, 2016
- Participants – 8
- Most Winner – Dhaka Dynamites (2nd)
- Current Champion – Comilla Victorians
Among eight participating teams, the most expensive team is Comilla Victorians which represents Comilla city. Here we present below the eight participants list with their short information.
|1.||Comilla Victorians||$27.50 million||Comilla||N/A||Mashrafe Mortaza||Md Salauddin|
|2.||Rangpur Riders||$15.50 million||Rangpur||Rangpur Cricket Garden||Shakib Al Hasan||Shane Jurgensen|
|3.||Chittagong Vikings||$26.00 million||Chittagong||Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium||Tamim Iqbal||Marvan Atapattu|
|4.||Barisal Bulls||$15.05 million||Barisal||Abdur Rab Serniabad Stadium||Mahmudullah Riyad||Graham Ford|
|5.||Sylhet Super Stars||$25.30 million||Sylhet||Sylhet International Cricket Stadium||Shahid Afridi||Sarwar Imran|
|6.||Dhaka Dynamites||$25.25 million||Dhaka||Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium||Kumar Sangakkara||Mickey Arthur|
|7.||Duronto Rajshahi||$5.35 million||Rajshahi||Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium||Simon Katich||Khaled Mashud|
|8.||Khulna Royal Bengals||$5.50 million||Khulna||Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium||Shahriar Nafees||Robin Singh|
# Venues: Total six venues from Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna and Sylhet are selected for upcoming Bangladesh Premier League 2016 tournament. Let’s take a look below where the short details of selected venues are given.
- Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium is situated in Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was founded in 2006. It has 25,416 seats capacity. Dhaka Division is the current owner of this ground. It is one of the six selected venues of BPL 2016.
- Fatullah Osmani Stadium is located in Fatullah, Narayanganj. It is also owned by Dhaka Division. It has 25,000 seats capacity.
- Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium is located in the port city of Chittagong. It is also called as ZAC Stadium. The stadium has 22,000 seats capacity.
- M. A. Aziz Stadium is the main stadium in Chittagong which is a multipurpose stadium. It was founded in 1977. Chittagong Division is the owner of this ground. It has 30,000 capacity.
- Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium is placed in Khulna, Bangladesh which was established in 2004. It has 15,000 seats capacity.
- Sylhet International Cricket Stadium is situated in Sylhet, Bangladesh. It was founded in 2007 where it has 13,500 seat capacity.
# Previous Winners:
|SL No.||Winner||Runner Up||Venue||Year|
|1.||Dhaka Gladiators||Barisal Burners||Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium||2012|
|2.||Dhaka Gladiators||Chittagong Kings||Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium||2013|
|3.||Comilla Victorians||Barisal Bulls||Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium||2015|