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  • BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon

    Four foreigners per side in BPL 2018

    The next edition of the Bangladesh Premier League will allow four foreign players in the playing eleven per match as opposed to the five that participated in the 2017 edition of the T20 league.

  • Tamim Iqbal

    Bangladesh's T20 conundrum

    "Just look at his pace.” That's a BPL team official describing a young fast bowler from Pakistan he picked for last year's tournament. The pace bowler didn't turn up because of clearance issues, which meant that the team owner would have to wait longer...

  • Comilla Victorians skipper Tamim Iqbal

    What happens in the BPL next?

    Dhaka Dynamites, Khulna Titans and Rangpur Riders vie for the crucial second spot in the BPL points table as the playoff stage approaches.

  • Bangladesh Premier League BPL Logo

    BPL opener on Nov 4

    The 5th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 will begin on November 4 instead of November 3 in order to observe the Jail

  • BPL team rosters: Who is playing where

    We take a look at the team rosters for the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    BCB announces list for BPL players' draft

    Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman is the only local player to have be placed in Grade A+ category as Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces the list of foreign players who are going to be a part of the fifth edition of the BPL players' draft.

  • Mushy defends foreigners' quota

    The decision from the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) governing council to revert to five foreign players in the playing eleven for the fifth edition raised a few concerns, but Tigers' Test captain and new icon of Rajshahi Kings Mushfiqur Rahim believed that it would foster more competitiveness among local cricketers.

  • Graeme Cremer

    Dhaka Dynamites rope in Cremer

    Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer joins Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) defending champions Dhaka Dynamites after his recent performances caught the attention of the BPL franchise.

  • Chris Lynn

    Chris Lynn to undergo shoulder surgery

    Australian cricketer Chris Lynn, who has a contract with BPL franchise Khulna Titans is going to go under the doctor’s knife on Monday, Fox Sport reports.

  • Mashrafe ends tenure with Comilla Victorians

    Bangladesh’s inspirational captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza ends his tenure with Comilla Victorians and will join Rangpur Riders ahead of the fifth edition of the BPL.

  • Champions Trophy hero Hasan Ali joins Comilla

    Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) franchise Comilla Victorians signs Pakistani pacer and Champions Trophy 2017 hero Hasan Ali for its upcoming season.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    BPL icons set to change teams

    Mushfiqur will feature for BPL team Rajshahi Kings in the next edition of the tournament, local media reports.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    CWAB stands beside Mushfiq

    The Cricketers’ Welfare Association of Bangladesh (CWAB) lauds the response of the Bangladesh Premier League’s (BPL) governing body in regards to Barisal Bulls co-owner MA Awal Choudhury comments on Mushfiqur’s captaincy.

  • Kusal Perera

    Kusal Perera joins Rangpur Riders

    Rangpur Riders CEO Ishtiaq Sadek confirms that Sri Lanka’s Kusal Perera will feature for the franchise in the upcoming edition of the BPL.

  • Chris Gayle training ahead of World Cup match

    Gayle joins Rangpur Riders

    Chris Gayle, who has been part of all four editions of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), joins Rangpur Riders.

  • Chris Lynn

    Khulna Titans rope in Sarfraz Ahmed, Chris Lynn

    Khulna Titans add Australia’s T20 sensation Chris Lynn and Pakistan’s Champions Trophy winning captain Sarfraz Ahmed to an already impressive roster.

  • Grand opening for BPL 5 on Nov 2

    The fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is all set to kick off with a grand opening ceremony on November 2, 2017.

  • Afghanistan's captain Mohammad Nabi

    Nabi becomes first Afghan player to be picked in IPL

    On Monday, Mohammad Nabi became the first ever Afghanistan player to be picked by in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Abahani champions again

    Abahani regained the title of the Bangladesh Premier League with a game in hand after beating relegation battlers Uttar Baridhara 4-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

  • Comilla hold Rangpur in place

    Having lost to Comilla Victorians, Rangpur Riders will have to wait for the fate of the evening match between Dhaka Dynamites and Khulna Titans to know whether they have qualified for the Bangladesh Premierl League playoffs.

  • Dynamites thrash struggling Victorians

    Reigning champions Comilla Victorians continued their sloppy run in this season of the Bangladesh Premier League as they suffered a 32-run defeat against the Dhaka Dynamites in Mirpur today.

  • Dhaka solidify pole position with 19-run win

    Dhaka Dynamites maintain their position at the top of the Bangladesh Premier League table by defeating Chittagong Vikings by 19 runs.

  • Barisal canter to victory

    A superb captain’s knock from Tamim Iqbal propels Chittagong Vikings to 163 for 3 after 20 overs against Barisal Bulls in the 12th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 at Mirpur Stadium.

  • Sabbir heroics in vain

    Barisal Bulls rode on their captain Mushfiqur Rahim’s majestic knock to post 192 for 4 in 20 overs against Rajshahi Kings led by Darren Sammy in the 10th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 at Mirpur stadium today.

  • The golden arm

    “I am still sweating. I really don't know what happened out there.” These are the words that Mahmudullah Riyad used when asked to describe the story behind his unique feat.

  • Mahmudullah does it again

    The phrase 'lightning never strikes the same place twice' is one that researchers have seen nature defy quite often.

  • Perera and Mushfiqur drive Barisal

    Defending champions Comilla Victorians remain winless in the Bangladesh Premier League this season after losing to Barisal Bulls by six wickets

  • Mahmudullah leads Khulna to thrilling win

    A five-wicket burst from Rajshahi Kings bowler Abul Hasan helped his side restrict Khulna Titans to 133 for 8 in 20 overs during the 3 rd match of Bangladesh Premier League at Mirpur stadium today.

  • 'Beating Mash most pleasing'

    “Defeating Comilla [Victorians] is not pleasing, but defeating Mashrafe [Bin Mortaza] is,” Chittagong Vikings captain Tamim Iqbal joked after his side's victory at Mirpur.

  • Tamim, Nabi deliver Vikings' winning start

    A four-wicket haul from Mohammad Nabi delivers a 29-run victory for Tamim Iqbal's Chittagong Vikings over defending champions Comilla Victorians, led by Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, in the opening match of the Bangladesh Premier League

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