The Bangladesh Premier League BPL is a professional cricket league consisting of seven franchises. The BPL is one of the professional cricket leagues in Bangladesh. In November and each team face each other twice in the league stage. Following the conclusion of the regular season, top four teams advance to the playoffs, a single-elimination game and two qualifier games culminating in the Championship game.
The Bangladesh Premier League was formed in 2011 by the Bangladesh Cricket Board. The first season was held during February 2012. And the games were held across Dhaka and Chittagong. Today, the BPL is one of the most popular T20 leagues in the world. The BPL headed by the chairman of its Governing Council who is currently Afzalur Rahman Sinha.
Most franchises last year applied to the BPL governing council, they wanted to play in the top five foreign matches in XI. The governing council responded in that application.
BPL Governing Council secretary Ismail Haider Mallick gave a strange reason to allow five foreign players to play, “We do not have the local talent in the numbers, who are ready to match themselves in such a big tournament. In India, the talent that is in India, we can not find it yet.
Decision From BCB
Local players so dissatisfied with so much foreign play. The BPL governing council’s secretary explained that the percentage is not correct, the local players gave it to the foreigners in the tournament. BCB, however, is stepping away from the decision of five foreigners. Today the BCB president said, the teams will be able to play four out of eleven games in the next BPL.
But the time of the BPL is coming forward. In the last two years, the BPL has started in the first week of November. Now it’s coming one month. BCB President Nazmul Hasan said today that the BPL will be from the first week of October to mid-November. Potential index 5 October to 16 November. We are trying to get a little more forward. Trying to start from 1 October. If we can bring forward four or five days, we will get some time. ‘