Bangladesh Premier League 2017-18
The Bangladesh Premier League, popularly known as BPL, is one of the most prestigious sports events in Bangladesh. BPL is a professional cricket league consisting of seven teams, based on the seven largest cities of the country. The BPL is one of the three expert cricket classes in Bangladesh.
The BPL 2017-18 begins in November and each group confronts each other twice in the class arranges. Following the finish of the consistent season, four groups progress to the playoffs, a solitary disposal diversion and two qualifier recreations coming full circle in the Championship amusement, between the victor of Eliminator and Qualifier two.
The Bangladesh Premier League was framed in 2011 by the Bangladesh Cricket Board, after the suspension of its antecedent association, National Cricket League. The principal season was held amid February 2012, and the recreations were held in Dhaka and Chittagong.
Today, the BPL is considered as one of the most popular sports events in the world. The BPL is going by the executive of the Governing Council.
The group with the most BPL titles is the Dhaka Dynamites with three titles, including two continuous titles amid the initial two periods of the competition. Comilla Victorians are the main another group to win a title. The present champions are the Dhaka Dynamites, who crushed the Rajshahi Kings in BPL IV. The alliance draws numerous profoundly talented expert cricketers from everywhere throughout the world, and at present, has players from roughly 11 nations.
BPL 2017-18 Teams
- Chittagong Vikings
- Comilla Victorians
- Dhaka Dynamites
- Khulna Titans
- Rajshahi Kings
- Rangpur Riders
- Surma Sixers Sylhet
BPL 2017-18 Icon Players
- Soumya Sarkar – Chittagong Vikings
- Tamim Iqbal – Comilla Victorians
- Shakib Al Hasan – Dhaka Dynamites
- Mahmudullah – Khulna Titans
- Mushfiqur Rahim – Rajshahi Kings
- Mashrafe Mortaza – Rangpur Riders
- Sabbir Rahman – Surma Sixers Sylhet
BPL 2017-18 Venues
- Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium
- Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
- Sylhet International Cricket Stadium
BPL 6 Player Draft
The 2017 BPL draft will be hung on 16 September 2017, where a group can buy 13 local players at most with 10 being the scale. 2 foreign players can likewise be agreed upon. Another rule has been executed whereby a group can incorporate up to 5 foreign players in a match rather than 4. The minimum numbers of them in a game is one-fourth of a dozen.
No Opening Ceremony for BPL 6
The opening ceremony of the tournament was supposed to be held on 31 October 2017 but it has been called off so that the money can be used for the flood victims.
Opening Match of BPL 2017
The opening match of BPL 2017 will be held at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium between Dhaka Dynamites and Surma Sixers Sylhet on Nov the 1st.