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Bangladesh Premier Football League abandoned

DHAKA  – Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has finally abandoned this season’s Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in view of the coronavirus epidemic, putting an end to all speculations in this regard. The BFF took the decision unanimously at a virtual emergency executive committee’s meeting held at its conference room today with federation’s President Kazi Mohammad Salahuddin in the chair, a BFF ... Read More »

Faf du Plessis expresses his interest to play in BPL

Dhaka  — Captain of South Africa cricket team Faf du Plessis expressed his interest to take part in Bangladesh’s premium T20 league- Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). During a Facebook Live show with Tamim Iqbal on Wednesday night, Faf said he would love to take part in BPL in coming years. Faf was Tamim’s first guest from abroad in his social ... Read More »

Bangladesh stars want IPL-like Icon culture in BPL

DHAKA -In a bid to involve with the team more passionately and build a team culture as well as bonding, Bangladesh star players urged the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) governing council to instruct the franchise to sing with an Icon for at least two or three years. The players like Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmdullah Riyad, Shakib Al Hasan and ... Read More »

BPL Football: Mohammedan SC beat Bashundhara Kings

Cumilla – Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club made a big upset in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football beating holders Bashundhara Kings  by 1-0 goal on Saturday. The game was played at Mohammedan’s new home venue outside Dhaka – Shaheed Dhirendranath Stadium in Cumilla. Local parliament member AKM Bahauddin Bahar inaugurated the new BPL venue in the afternoon. Bangladesh national football ... Read More »

BPL: Kings share top slot beating Brothers 3-2

Dhaka – Defending champions Bashundhara Kings shared the top slot in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football with a 3-2 goals victory over Brothers Union Club at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Tuesday. After the day’s match, big budgeted Bashundhara Kings advanced to the top slot of the league along with Saif Sporting Club securing seven points each ... Read More »

BPL: Sylhet phase begins Thursday

Dhaka – The six-match Sylhet phase of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) begins on Thursday (January 2) at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. This is for the 3rd time that BPL matches are taking place in Sylhet. Earlier in 2017, Sylhet hosted BPL for the first time for eight matches and in the January last year, Sylhet hosted ... Read More »

Warriors win nail-biter against Challengers in BPL

Dhaka — Cumilla Warriors won a cliffhanger against the League leader Chattogram Challengers by two wickets in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. It was Warriors’ third win in eight games while Challengers top the table after winning six matches out of nine. Warriors needed 16 runs to win in the last ... Read More »

Tamim, Asif power Platoon to 174 against Royals

Dhaka  – Bangladesh stalwart Tamim Iqbal and Pakistani batsman Asif Ali guided Dhaka Platoon to a challenging total of 174 for 5 in 20 overs in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday. Royals captain, West Indian superstar Andre Russell, won the toss and sent Platoon to bat first. Platoon lost off-form batsman ... Read More »

Mahmudullah under fitness cloud

Dhaka — Chattogram Challengers all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad, currently out nursing a hamstring injury, is increasingly uncertain about making his comeback in the current Dhaka phase of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), or even the next one in Sylhet. The Challengers will play their next game on December 31 against Cumilla Warriors. Challengers’ English coach Paul Nixon on Sunday said ... Read More »

Shane Watson of Australia set to join Bangabandhu BPL

Dhaka — Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is expected to join Rangpur Rangers in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Thursday, confirmed a source close to the team. The source also confirmed that the Australian all-rounder will reach Dhaka on Thursday and he will play his first match of this BPL on Friday when the Rangers taking on Khulna ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL to resume Friday

Dhaka – After a two-day gap, the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will resume on Friday with the match between Dhaka Platoon and Chattogram Challengers at 2pm at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Challengers are at the top of the points table with 10 from seven games with five victories. Rajshahi Royals and Platoon amassed eight points each, but Royals ... Read More »

Marvelous Malan hits ton as Warriors post 170

Chattogram — England batsman Dawid Malan hit a century to help Cumilla Warriors to post a challenging total of 170 for eight against Rajshahi Royals in the last match of the Chattgram-phase of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here on Tuesday. Royals won the toss and sent Warriors to bat first. Warriors lost ... Read More »

Khulna Tigers tumble for 145 against Rajshahi Royals

Chattogram — Khulna Tigers tumbled for 145 for 9 in stipulated 20 overs against Rajshahi Royals in their fifth match of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here on Monday. Royals captain Andre Russell won the toss and sent Khulna to bat first. Going to bat first Tigers lost both of their openers within ... Read More »

BPL: Nannu happy with high-scoring matches

Chattogram — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Chief Selector Minhajul Abedin Nannu is happy with high-scoring matches in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). There are only 11 instances in this BPL when a team total reached 180 runs and beyond. Nine of these big scores were recorded in Chattogram. There are only five times when the team totals reached ... Read More »

Khulna to take on Rangers as BPL resumes Friday

Dhaka — Khulna Tigers will take on Rangpur Rangers as the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is set to resume after a one-day gap on Friday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. In the second game of the day, Chattogram Challengers will face off Cumilla Warriors. Challengers are at the top of the points table of BPL winning four out ... Read More »

Challengers seal nail-biter against Platoon

Dhaka – Chattogram Challengers clinched a nail-biter against Dhaka Platoon by 16 runs in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Wednesday. Platoon won the toss and sent the Challengers to bat first. Mahmudullah Riyad-led Challengers capitalise on the chance of batting first properly posting the highest team total of this season ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL: Mahmudullah finally fit to play

Dhaka — National all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad will finally make an appearance in the next match of Chattogram Challengers in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). He missed the first two games of his side. In a statement on Friday, Challengers said the all-rounder met all fitness requirements and was fully fit to play. In his absence, Emrit led the ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL: Perera guides Platoon to maiden victory

Dhaka — Hitting 42 off 17 balls and scalping five wickets, Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera helped Dhaka Platoon register their maiden victory of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) against Cumilla Warriors by 20 runs on Friday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Platoon set a challenging target of 181 runs while batting first after losing the toss. In ... Read More »

BPL: Khulna Tigers earn stunning win over Challengers

Dhaka — Khulna Tigers registered a stunning win over Chattogram Challengers in their first match of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday. The Tigers captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and opted to bowl first and restricted Challengers to 144 runs for six wickets in 20 overs.In reply, Tigers scored 146 ... Read More »

Mushfiqur expresses dissatisfaction over payment disparity

Dhaka — The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) might be in a happy mood as they are hosting the new season of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at their own, but former national skipper Mushfiqur Rahim was not happy over the payment disparity in the BPL T20 league. Mushfiqur will get 50 lakh BDT as a player of A plus-category. But the ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL kicks off Wednesday

Dhaka – The wait is over. The new edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), which is rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL to pay tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to mark his birth centenary, is all set to begin on Wednesday. Chattogram Challengers and Sylhet Thunder will meet each in the opening match at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket ... Read More »

Both Challengers , Thunder upbeat to start BPL with victory

Dhaka  — The special edition of Bangladesh Premier League (Bangabandhu BPL) is all set to commence with the match between Chattogram Challengers and Sylhet Thunder at 1:30pm at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Like the previous edition, Gtv will telecast all the matches of this year’s BPL. “It’s a challenging event as always, as the captain of Sylhet, I ... Read More »

All-rounders hold the key for Rajshahi Royals in BPL

Dhaka — Former English cricketer Owais Shah believes Rajshahi Royals can do well in the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) starting from December 11, if their all-rounders come up with expected efforts. The 41-year-old former cricketer is all set to coach the Royals in BPL which will be his first coaching stint in Bangladesh. Shah is confident to go all ... Read More »

PM wishes ‘grand success’ of Bangabandhu BPL

Dhaka — Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wished for the competition’s ‘grand success’ as she inaugurated the special edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in his hundredth birth anniversary year, on Sunday evening at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. The Bangabandhu BPL will ... Read More »

BPL opening to be live on giant screens in 7 division cities

Dhaka — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will install giant screens in all seven divisional cities of the country to telecast the opening ceremony of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) live on December 8, confirmed board president Nazmul Hasan Papon on Thursday. The new season of BPL is rebranded as Bangabandhu BPL to pay tribute to the birth centenary of the Father ... Read More »

Upset Ashraful asks for another T20 League before BPL

Dhaka — Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful said the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) should organize another T20 league involving the local players before the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Ashraful is one of many players who did not get a team in the upcoming edition of BPL beginning on December 11. There were 181 local players in the players draft for ... Read More »

Anamul eager to do well in BPL

Dhaka – Bangladesh cricketer Anamaul Haque Bijoy wants to play well in the upcoming edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) which is scheduled to be played from December 11. Anamul has long been out of the national set-up. The 26-year-old batsman last played for the national side in July last, but failed to impress with the bat and cement his ... Read More »

Gayle’s participation in BPL under cloud

Dhaka – The participation of one of the best T20 players of the world, Chris Gayle, in the upcoming Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is uncertain for his ‘reluctance’. An official of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) told UNB on Saturday that the Caribbean batting giant is reluctant to take part in the BPL. He rather decided to refrain from cricket ... Read More »