The Bangladesh Premier League is a T20 tournament held domestically in Bangladesh and in the seventh season, there will be EIGHT teams representing eight different cities in the country taking part in the tournament. The next edition of the BPL, which will now be played from December 5, 2019, with the opening ceremony to be held on 4 December 2019. The final of the tournament will be played on January 11, 2020, with the tournament to be played over a period of more than a month.
The Bangabandhu BPL player draft could take place in October which will be broadcast on GAZI TV. Get all the information for this season of the tournament including BPL schedule, squads, tickets, live streaming and TV options, predictions among others.
This year’s Bangladesh Premier League will see eight teams participating in the competition instead of seven. That’s because Chittagong Vikings’ contract was cancelled for this season and they have been replaced by two new teams.
The contracts of all the cricketers have been declared null and void and will all go into the BPL Draft for the next edition.
BPL T20 7th edition tickets will go on sale soon. Interested fans can buy the tickets online or through stadium ticket office booths. Last year, the tickets year cost between 200 to 2000 taka and could be purchased online at shohoz.com.
Some of the top players who featured in last year’s BPL included Rangpur Riders‘ Chris Gayle, Mashrafe Mortaza, AB de Villiers, Alex Hales, Ravi Bopara and Oshane Thomas, Dhaka Dynamites‘ Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine, Rovmon Powell, Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, David Warner and Sandeep Lamichhane for Sylhet Sixers, Khulna Titans‘ Mahmudullah, Carlos Brathwaite, Dawid Malan, Brendan Taylor and Andre Fletcher, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Shoaib Malik and Asela Gunaratne along with Evin Lewis’, Shahid Afridi and Mehedi Hasan for Comilla Victorians, while Rajshahi Kings had Qais Ahmed, Ryan ten Doeschate, Mustafizur Rahman, Mominul Haque and Soumya Sarkar and Mushfiqur Rahim, Sikandar Raza, Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport and Dasun Shanaka featured for Chittagong Vikings. The exact Bangladesh Premier League schedule for BPL-2020 will be announced soon. The complete The BPL 2018-19 cricket schedule is placed below.
BPL 2019-20 Schedule will be released soon.
Here’s the previous season schedule.
|Date||Match||Time (IST / PKT)||Venue|
|05-Jan-19||Rangpur Riders vs Chittagong Vikings||Chittagong Vikings won by 3 wickets.||Dhaka|
|05-Jan-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings||Dhaka Dynamites won by 83 runs||Dhaka|
|06-Jan-19||Comilla Victorians vs Sylhet Sixers||Comilla Victorians won by 4 wickets||Dhaka|
|06-Jan-19||Khulna Titans vs Rangpur Riders||Rangpur Riders won by 8 runs||Dhaka|
|08-Jan-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans||Dhaka Dynamites won by 105 runs||Dhaka|
|08-Jan-19||Comilla Victorians vs Rangpur Riders||Rangpur Riders won by 9 wickets||Dhaka|
|09-Jan-19||Sylhet Sixers vs Chittagong Vikings||Sylhet Sixers won by 5 runs||Dhaka|
|09-Jan-19||Khulna Titans vs Rajshahi Kings||Rajshahi Kings won by 7 wickets||Dhaka|
|11-Jan-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders||Dhaka Dynamites won by 2 runs||Dhaka|
|11-Jan-19||Comilla Victorians vs Rajshahi Kings||Comilla Victorians won by 5 wickets||Dhaka|
|12-Jan-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Khulna Titans||Chittagong Vikings won the Super Over||Dhaka|
|12-Jan-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Sylhet Sixers||Dhaka Dynamites won by 32 runs||Dhaka|
|13-Jan-19||Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings||Rajshahi Kings won by 5 runs||Dhaka|
|13-Jan-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Comilla Victorians||Chittagong Vikings won by 4 wickets||Dhaka|
|15-Jan-19||Khulna Titans vs Rajshahi Kings||Khulna Titans won by 25 runs||Sylhet|
|15-Jan-19||Sylhet Sixers vs Comilla Victorians||Comilla Victorians won by 8 wickets||Sylhet|
|16-Jan-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings||Rajshahi Kings won by 20 runs||Sylhet|
|16-Jan-19||Sylhet Sixers vs Rangpur Riders||Sylhet Sixers won by 27 runs||Sylhet|
|18-Jan-19||Sylhet Sixers vs Dhaka Dynamites||Dhaka Dynamites won by 6 wickets||Sylhet|
|18-Jan-19||Khulna Titans vs Comilla Victorians||Comilla Victorians won by 3 wickets||Sylhet|
|19-Jan-19||Sylhet Sixers vs Rangpur Riders||Rangpur Riders won by 4 wickets||Sylhet|
|19-Jan-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Khulna Titans||Chittagong Vikings won by 26 runs||Sylhet|
|21-Jan-19||Comilla Victorians vs Rajshahi Kings||Rajshahi Kings won by 38 runs||Dhaka|
|21-Jan-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Chittagong Vikings||Chittagong Vikings won by 3 wickets||Dhaka|
|22-Jan-19||Khulna Titans vs Rangpur Riders||Rangpur Riders won by 6 wickets||Dhaka|
|22-Jan-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Comilla Victorians||Comilla Victorians won by 7 runs||Dhaka|
|23-Jan-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Rajshahi Kings||Chittagong Vikings won by 6 wickets||Dhaka|
|23-Jan-19||Khulna Titans vs Sylhet Sixers||Khulna Titans won by 21 runs||Dhaka|
|25-Jan-19||Sylhet Sixers vs Rajshahi Kings||Sylhet Sixers won by 76 runs||Chittagong|
|25-Jan-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Rangpur Riders||Rangpur Riders won by 72 runs||Chittagong|
|26-Jan-19||Sylhet Sixers vs Khulna Titans||Sylhet Sixers won by 58 runs||Chittagong|
|26-Jan-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Rajshahi Kings||Rajshahi Kings won by 7 runs||Chittagong|
|28-Jan-19||Khulna Titans vs Comilla Victorians||Comilla Victorians won by 80 runs||Chittagong|
|28-Jan-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders||Rangpur Riders won by 8 wickets||Chittagong|
|29-Jan-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Comilla Victorians||Comilla Victorians won by 7 wickets||Chittagong|
|29-Jan-19||Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings||Rangpur Riders won by 6 wickets||Chittagong|
|30-Jan-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Dhaka Dynamites||Chittagong Vikings won by 11 runs||Chittagong|
|30-Jan-19||Sylhet Sixers vs Rajshahi Kings||Rajshahi Kings won by 5 wickets||Chittagong|
|01-Feb-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Comilla Victorians||Comilla Victorians won by 1 run||Dhaka|
|01-Feb-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Sylhet Sixers||Sylhet Sixers won by 29 runs||Dhaka|
|02-Feb-19||Comilla Victorians vs Rangpur Riders||Rangpur Riders won by 9 wickets||Dhaka|
|02-Feb-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans||Dhaka Dynamites won by 6 wickets||Dhaka|
|04-Feb-19||Chittagong Vikings vs Dhaka Dynamites, Eliminator||Dhaka Dynamites won by 6 wickets||Dhaka|
|04-Feb-19||Rangpur Riders vs Comilla Victorians, Qualifier 1||Comilla Victorians won by 8 wickets||Dhaka|
|06-Feb-19||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders, Qualifier 2||Dhaka Dynamites won by 5 wickets||Dhaka|
|08-Feb-19||Comilla Victorians vs Dhaka Dynamites, Final||Comilla won by 17 runs||Dhaka|
Last year, the BPL opening ceremony was held on January 5, the first day of the tournament. Performers like Jacqueline Fernandez and Hrithik Roshan had been roped in for this event in the past. Can one expect a bonanza on similar lines next season?
BPL 2019-20 Broadcast TV Channels
The Bangladesh Premier League telecast rights have also been sold at very good prices which will help to maintain the healthy financial status of the league. Gazi TV will be the official broadcaster in Bangladesh. Apart from that, a host of other networks will telecast the matches live across the globe. The list of the remaining Bangladesh Premier League tv and live stream broadcaster partners is as follows:
How can one watch the Bangladesh Premier League live? There are various options to be able to do that in various countries. In Bangladesh, it’s the Gazi TV which is the host broadcaster and the matches can be watched live on Maasranga as well. The other countries include India, where it is live on DSport, Geo TV in Pakistan. More details regarding the broadcast partners can be found below;
|Bangladesh Premier League Broadcast Rights||Country|
|Gazi TV / Maasranga Television / Rabbitholebd Youtube Channel||Bangladesh|
|DSport / Rabbitholebd Sports Live Stream||India|
|MTV Sports||Sri Lanka|
|Star Gold UK ( Sky 729 and Virgin 801) / Hotstar UK||UK & Europe|
|BeIN Sports||Middle East|
|Hotstar live stream (USA, UK and Canada) and in Bangladesh the live stream will be available on Rabbithole website and App. The matches will also be live-streamed on Rabbitholebd Entertainment Youtube Channel (rest of the world).|
And with the tournament having seen off some of the controversies from the past, BPL 2018-19 can be expected to see a huge influx of fans wanting to watch the games from the stadium and its tickets can be expected to be in high demand.
BPL 2018-19 Team Squads Players List
The eight teams in this upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League include Comilla Victorians, Dhaka Dynamites, Rangpur Riders, Barisal Bulls, Khulna Titans & Rajshahi Kings along with two new teams which will be added soon. Below are the squads of the previous season and we will update this once the new season draft has finished.
|Teams||BPL Teams Squad players list|
|Rangpur Riders||Mashrafe Mortaza, AB de Villliers, Abul Hasan, Alex Hales, Benny Howell, Chris Gayle, Fardin Hossain, Farhad Reza, Mehedi Maruf, Mohammad Mithun, Nadif Chowdhury, Nahidul Islam, Nazmul Islam, Oshane Thomas, Ravi Bopara, Rilee Rossouw, Shafiul Islam, Sohag Gazi|
|Khulna Titans||New Signings: Shane Watson, Imran Tahir
Mahmudullah, Al-Amin, Ali Khan, Ariful Haque, Brendan Taylor, Carlos Brathwaite, Dawid Malan, Jahurul Islam, Junaid Siddique, Lasith Malinga, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Shariful Islam, Sherfane Rutherford, Subashis Roy, Taijul Islam, Tanvir Islam Mahidul Islam Ankan, Yasir Shah, Zahir Khan, Paul Stirling, David Wiese
|Dhaka Dynamites||New Signings: Eoin Morgan David Miller
Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell, Andrew Birch, Asif Hasan, Hazratullah Zazai, Ian Bell, Kieron Pollard, Mizanur Rahman, Naim Sheikh, Nurul Hasan, Qazi Onik, Rony Talukdar, Rovman Powell, Rubel Hossain, Shahadat Hossain, Shuvagata Hom, Sunil Narine
|Rajshahi Kings||New Signings: JP Duminy
Mominul Haque, Alauddin Babu, Arafat Sunny, Christiaan Jonker, Fazle Mahmud, Isuru Udana, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Laurie Evans, Marshall Ayub, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Sami, Mustafizur Rahman, Qais Ahmed, Ryan ten Doeschate, Seekugge Prasanna, Soumya Sarkar, Zakir Hasan, Mohammad Hafeez
|Sylhet Sixers||David Warner (captain), Nasir Hossain, Afif Hossain, Al-Amin Hossain, Alok Kapali, Andre Fletcher, Ebadat Hossain, Fabian Allen, Gulbadin Naib, Jaker Ali, Liton Das, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Mohammad Irfan, Nabil Samad, Nicholas Pooran, Pat Brown, Sabbir Rahman, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sohail Tanvir, Taskin Ahmed, Towhid Hridoy, Imran Tahir, Mohammad Nawaz|
|Comilla Victorians||Steve Smith, Tamim Iqbal, Abu Hider, Amer Yamin, Anamul Haque, Asela Gunaratne, Evin Lewis, Imrul Kayes, Liam Dawson, Mehedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mohammad Shahid, Mosharraf Hossain, Sanjit Saha, Shahid Afridi, Shamsur Rahman, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera, Waqar Salmakhai, Ziaur Rahman|
|Chittagong Vikings||Mushfiqur Rahim, Sunzamul Islam, Abu Jayed, Cameron Delport, Dasun Shanaka, Khaled Ahmed, Luke Ronchi, Mohammad Ashraful, Mohammad Shahzad, Mosaddek Hossain, Najibullah Zadran, Nayeem Hasan, Nihaduzzaman, Robbie Frylinck, Robiul Haque, Shadman Islam, Sikandar Raza, Yasir Ali|
Teams play on a home and away basis and the top four sides make it to the playoffs. However, matches are not exactly played at home and away, and are distributed among a set, pre-decided venues. A total of 42 games will be played during the league stage of the tournament with each side playing 12 of them. The top four will then be involved in the playoffs where the top two sides will get two chances to make it to the final.
Bangladesh Premier League BPL Live Score 2019/20
BPL T20 live scores and commentary for all the games can be followed below for the next season as well.
BPL 2018/19 Points Table