Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)
The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is a professional Twenty20 (T20) cricket league organized by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). It is the premier cricket league in Bangladesh and one of the most popular T20 leagues in the world.
|Dates||January – February 2024|
|Administrator||Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)|
|Tournament Format||Double Round-Robin And Playoffs|
|Matches||Total: 46 T20s|
|Current champion||Comilla Victorians (4th title)|
|Most successful||Comilla Victorians (4th title)|
|Most runs||Tamim Iqbal (2628)|
|Most wickets||Shakib Al Hasan (122)|
|BPL Live||List of broadcasters|
The BPL was founded in 2012, and the first season was held in January 2012. The league has been contested by six teams each season, with the exception of the 2016–17 season, which was expanded to seven teams.
The BPL is a double round-robin tournament, with each team playing each other twice. The top four teams at the end of the league stage advance to the playoffs, which are a single-elimination tournament. The winner of the playoffs is crowned the BPL champion.
BPL Teams 2024
The current teams in the BPL are:
- Chattogram Challengers
- Comilla Victorians
- Dhaka Dominators
- Fortune Barishal
- Khulna Tigers
- Rangpur Riders
- Sylhet Strikers
BPL Players List 2024
The BPL is a major draw for overseas cricketers, with many of the world’s best players competing in the league each season. In the 2023 season, some of the overseas players who featured in the BPL included Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, and Chris Gayle.
BPL Schedule Or Venues 2024
The BPL matches are played at a number of different venues around Bangladesh. The most common venues are the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka, and the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
|05-Jan-2024||2:00 PM||Chattogram Challengers vs Fortune Barishal||Dhaka|
|06-Jan-2024||6:30 PM||Khulna Tigers vs Dhaka Dominators||Dhaka|
|22-Jan-2024||1:30 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Sylhet Strikers||Dhaka|
|22-Jan-2024||6:00 PM||Chattogram Challengers vs Dhaka Dominators||Dhaka|
|24-Jan-2024||1:30 PM||Khulna Tigers vs Sylhet Strikers||Dhaka|
|24-Jan-2024||6:00 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Fortune Barishal||Dhaka|
|25-Jan-2024||1:30 PM||Fortune Barishal vs Dhaka Dominators||Dhaka|
|25-Jan-2024||6:00 PM||Chattogram Challengers vs Sylhet Strikers||Dhaka|
|28-Jan-2024||2:00 PM||Khulna Tigers vs Fortune Barishal||Chattogram|
|28-Jan-2024||6:30 PM||Sylhet Strikers vs Dhaka Dominators||Chattogram|
|29-Jan-2024||1:30 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Chattogram Challengers||Chattogram|
|29-Jan-2024||6:00 PM||Fortune Barishal vs Khulna Tigers||Chattogram|
|31-Jan-2024||1:30 PM||Khulna Tigers vs Chattogram Challengers||Chattogram|
|31-Jan-2024||6:00 PM||Fortune Barishal vs Sylhet Strikers||Chattogram|
|1-Feb-2024||1:30 PM||Dhaka Dominators vs Comilla Victorians||Chattogram|
|1-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||Khulna Tigers vs Fortune Barishal||Chattogram|
|3-Feb-2024||1:30 PM||Dhaka Dominators vs Sylhet Strikers||Dhaka|
|3-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||Chattogram Challengers vs Comilla Victorians||Dhaka|
|4-Feb-2024||2:00 PM||Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders||Dhaka|
|4-Feb-2024||6:30 PM||Chattogram Challengers vs Khulna Tigers||Dhaka|
|7-Feb-2024||1:30 PM||Fortune Barishal vs Comilla Victorians||Sylhet|
|7-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||Khulna Tigers vs Sylhet Strikers||Sylhet|
|8-Feb-2024||1:30 PM||Dhaka Dominators vs Chattogram Challengers||Sylhet|
|8-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||Sylhet Sunrisers vs Comilla Victorians||Sylhet|
|9-Feb-2024||1:30 PM||Khulna Tigers vs Dhaka Dominators||Sylhet|
|9-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders||Sylhet|
|11-Feb-2024||2:00 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Khulna Tigers||Dhaka|
|11-Feb-2024||6:30 PM||Fortune Barishal vs Dhaka Dominators||Dhaka|
|12-Feb-2024||1:30 PM||Chattogram Challengers vs Sylhet Strikers||Dhaka|
|12-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Dhaka Dominators||Dhaka|
|14-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||1st Qualifier||Dhaka|
|16-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||2nd Qualifier||Dhaka|
|18-Feb-2024||6:00 PM||BPL T20 Final Match 2023||Dhaka|
BPL Broadcasting 2024
The BPL is broadcast live in Bangladesh by GTV, and T Sports. The league is also broadcast in a number of other countries, including Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, and the United Kingdom.
The BPL has had a major impact on the development of cricket in Bangladesh. The league has helped to raise the standard of cricket in the country, and has also provided a platform for young Bangladeshi players to showcase their talents. The BPL has also been a major economic boost for Bangladesh, generating millions of dollars in revenue each season.
The BPL is one of the most exciting and popular T20 leagues in the world. The league is expected to continue to grow in popularity in the coming years, and it is sure to play an even more important role in the development of cricket in Bangladesh.
- The BPL is the 16th most attended premier league in the world.
- The average attendance for BPL matches in the 2022-23 season was 13,000.
- The BPL has a total prize pool of Tk 100 million (US$1.2 million).
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