Fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who served out a five-year ban for his part in spot-fixing scandal, is among 51 Pakistani cricketers listed for the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament, said an official on Friday. Amir completed his ban in September and has already made a return to competitive cricket, taking 27 wickets in last
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday confirmed six franchises for the third edition of the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament, which gets underway from November 24. Eastern city Comilla will join Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Rangpur and Barisal for the event that will resume after a gap of two years. The BCB excluded Rajshahi and
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday started clearing the dues of players for their participation in the Bangladesh Premier League domestic Twenty20 competition.
The BCB disbursed Tk 2.20 crore among 65 cricketers who had remained unpaid or partially paid after the second edition of BPL. The BCB, who were the guarantor
The Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Sunday it had received financial guarantee from five interested bidders for Bangladesh Premier League franchises.
The deadline for submitting a pay order of Tk one-crore and a bank guarantee of Tk 4.5 crore ended on Sunday. But BCB said among the 11 new bidders,
The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to introduce domestic anti-doping code in the upcoming edition of Bangladesh Premier League, bringing all local players under its purview for the first time in a bid to create a doping free environment in domestic cricket. The domestic anti-doping code’s amended version will be placed in the next board meeting for approval
Only two old franchises of the Bangladesh Premier League — Rangpur Riders and Sylhet Royals — have cleared their dues within the stipulated time, said an official on Thursday.
The payment deadline ended on Thursday, but BPL governing council chairman Afzalur Rahman Sinha said his committee did not receive any positive response
The Bangladesh Cricket Board is divided into two camps over giving the old franchises of the Bangladesh Premier League another chance provided they clear their dues.
BCB officials said apart from Dhaka Gladiators and Khulna Royal Bengals the owners of all other franchises have contacted with them
Bangladesh Premier League champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club promised to retain their squad that gave phenomenal success domestically and internationally as the club eye more glory during the forthcoming season. In addition to winning the domestic league title, Jamal also qualified for the AFC Cup play-offs which earned them plaudits from many corners
Bangladesh Cricket Board is mulling the option of increasing the number of franchises at the Bangladesh Premier League because of wide interest, said BCB president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday.
According to BCB insiders, BPL is likely to be an eight-team affair, as Rangpur cleared their dues while Sylhet is on their way to clear it by August 27,
The curtain of the eighth Bangladesh Premier League fell on Saturday with champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club defeating Abahnai Limited by 2-1 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
Jamal came from a goal behind to earn all three points and amassed 51 points from their slotted 20 matches. Nasirul Islam Nasir put Abahani ahead
Companies that have submitted Expression of Interest to own a franchise of the Bangladesh Premier League have been asked to submit their pay-order and bank guarantee by August 30, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Thursday. The BCB on August 18 announced that 11 companies have shown their interest to own a franchise of BPL, which will be
A total of 11 new companies have submitted their bid to own a franchise of the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament, said Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday.
The BCB said they will now evaluate the bids before selecting five to seven teams for the tournament, which will be resumed in November after two years.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board received at least a dozen bids for the new franchises of the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament, said the officials.
The final day for submitting the expression of interest to own six new franchises was on Monday. The BPL governing council is expected to open
Team BJMC beat Feni Soccer Club 4-1 in their last game of Bangladesh Premier League at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday.
Nigerian forward Eleta Kingsley scored a brace while Faisal Ahmed Emeka and Jakir Hossain Ziku netted one goal each for BJMC. Sohel Mia scored
Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra emerged as the runners-up of the Bangladesh Premier League after their thumping 4-0 win over Rahmatganj MFS in their final game of the league at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday.
The other match of the day between arch-rivals Mohammedan Sporting Club and Abahani Limited ended in a goalless draw at the same venue.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board so far received a lukewarm response from the potential bidders of new Bangladesh Premier League franchise as only two corporate houses have submitted their expression of interest. The bidding will be completed for six new franchises and the BCB expects to get multiple bidding on the final day. Sources inside the BCB said
With Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club already assured of title, three teams are in contention for runners-up position in the Bangladesh Premier League that can be decided today.
Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra will be the frontrunner to take the honour when they take on Rahmatganj MFS in today’s first match before the
Chittagong Abahani ended their Bangladesh Premier League campaign with a stunning 1-0 win over fourth placed Brothers Union at the MA Aziz Stadium on Friday.
Chowmrin Rakhain scored the all important goal in the 26th minute to give the home side only their third win of the league as the side finished with 16 points.
Mohammedan SC kept their hopes alive to secure the runners-up spot of the Bangladesh Premier League with a 1-0 win over Rahmatganj MFS at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday.
Sheikh Russell KC on the other hand, squandered a great opportunity to seal the second position with a game in hand after playing a goalless draw
Nigerian forward Ezeodika Simon struck twice in the second half as Brothers Union beat Feni Soccer Club 2-0 in their penultimate match of the Bangladesh Premier League at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday. The win, Brothers’ 10th in the league, put the Gopibagh outfit third in the points table with 35 points from 19 matches, one ahead of Mohammedan SC