The most happening domestic T20 Bangladesh Premier League going to produce their 4th edition from November. According to Bangladesh Cricket Board the competition will start from 6th November. BCB Chief Executive Officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury arranged a BPL governing council meeting for upcoming edition. Soon they took the necessary steps for the event.
After finishing meeting BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon mentioned like all other cricket decisions they had made decision for upcoming BPL, the most wanted domestic event of Bangladesh. He termed that they fixed the date of the event and the game start from 6ht November. The full schedule yet not confirmed but it is expected soon the it announced by the Authority.
The player by choice will be execued 30th September. BCB are preparing for that. Many overseas player already shown their interest to play in BPL. There also have some time to pick the players for the event.
Last season BPL considering 6 franchises with some new and old combinition. This season it is not finalized the yet how muh team will participate on the competition exactly. By the stated of Rajshahi and Khulna will join this season with Dhaka Dynamites, Comilla Victorians, Chittagong Vikings, Barisal Bull and Rangpur Riders.
Sylhet Superstars will not participate this edition for payment irregularities last season. Nizamuddin told Dhaka Tribune on Monday there had been a payment issue with the Sylhet Superstars and the board would take further decision after consulting on the matter.
It is also learnt to the source that Sylhet franchise yet have to pay of Tk three or four crore. BCB announced they will pay the cash for their bank guarantee. For some technical reasons the action yet not done.
To anlize the condition it can be predicted that it have the chance to play seven participants in the competition. But if the the Syleht opted by any new owner the conestent number will be eight. BCB trying to get enter most participants as much as possible.
Nizamuddin termed they had got a few applications from interested firms and soon the board would decide after assessing all the aspects in the coming days.
BCB leading a very busy time when Afghanistan series hangiging over the head. After that they have to prepare the boys for England Series on October. They will release from the England series on 3rd November and in a short time they have to get trained for BPL. It is not end, after BPL a New Zealand series waiting for the the Tigers.