Bangladesh Premier League BPL T20 2018-2019 will start from 5th January 2019. This is the 6th season of this heavily exciting tournament. As you know, the 1st and 2nd seasons champion was Dhaka Gladiators. Astonishingly, the third season champion was the new team Comilla Victorians. Mashrafe Mortaza won all the 3 seasons championship as a captain. In the 4th season, Dhaka team regained their championship title under the new management and with their new name Dhaka Dynamites. Mashrafe struck again by winning his 4th BPL championship as a captain in BPL 5 when Rangpur Riders won due to his magic touch. This time, like the previous season, a total of 7 teams will be participating in the tournament in 2019.
BPL T20 2019 POINTS TABLE:
MOST RUNS IN BPL T20 2017:
- Chris Gayle (Rangpur Riders) = 485
- Evin Lewis (Dhaka Dynamites) = 396
- Ravi Bopara (Rangpur Riders) = 385
- Tamim Iqbal (Comilla Victorians) = 332
- Mohammad Mithun (Rangpur Riders) = 329
- Marlon Samuels (Comilla Victorians) = 321
- Luke Ronchi (Chittagong Vikings) = 321
- Andre Fletcher (Sylhet Sixers) = 317
- Mahmudullah (Khulna Titans) = 312
- Imrul Kayes (Comilla Victorians) = 299
MOST WICKETS IN BPL T20 2017:
- Shakib Al Hasan (Dhaka Dynamites) = 22
- Abu Jayed Rahi (Khulna Titans) = 18
- Hasan Ali (Comilla Victorians) = 16
- Mohammad Saifuddin (Comilla Victorians) = 16
- Shahid Afridi (Dhaka Dynamites) = 15
- Abu Hider Rony (Dhaka Dynamites) = 15
- Mashrafe Mortaza (Rangpur Riders) = 15
- Rubel Hossain (Rangpur Riders) = 15
- Taskin Ahmed (Chittagong Vikings) = 14
- Nazmul Islam Apu (Rangpur Riders) = 12
BPL T20 2019 TEAMS & OWNERS:
BPL T20 2019 is being held with 7 teams. Here are the teams for BPL T20 2017 along with their official Facebook Pages and Owners.
- Chittagong Vikings [CHV] | DBL Group
- Comilla Victorians [COV] | Nafisa Kamal
- Dhaka Dynamites [DD] | Beximco & Obeid Rahman Nizam
- Khulna Titans [KT] | Gemcon Sports
- Rajshahi Kings [RK] | Tahmeed Azizul Haque
- Rangpur Riders [RR] | Sohana Sports Limited
- Sylhet Sixers [SS] | Abul Maal Abdul Muhit
BPL T20 2019 ICON PLAYERS:
Icon Players are the most valuable players in a team. There are 7 icon players in BPL 6. They were selected by BCB. BCB also decided their teams. Here are the 7 icons players of BPL T20 2019.
- Mashrafe Mortaza [Rangpur Riders]
- Shakib Al Hasan [Dhaka Dynamites]
- Tamim Iqbal [Comilla Victorians]
- Mahmudullah [Khulna Titans]
- Mushfiqur Rahim [Chittagong Vikings]
- Mustafizur Rahman [Rajshahi Kings]
- Liton Das [Sylhet Sixers]
BPL T20 2017 VENUES:
There will be 3 venues (Dhaka, Chittagong, and Sylhet) for BPL T20 2019. So, the venues are:
1. SHER-E-BANGLA NATIONAL STADIUM, MIRPUR, DHAKA
2. ZAHUR AHMED CHOWDHURY STADIUM, CHITTAGONG
3. SYLHET INTERNATIONAL CRICKET STADIUM, SYLHET
BPL T20 2019 FIXTURE/SCHEDULE:
The fixture of BPL T20 2019 has been announced.
The first phase, Dhaka (5-13 January), Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium
05.01.2019 Rangpur Riders vs Chittagong Vikings
05.01.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings
06.01.2019 Comilla Victorians vs Sylhet Sixers
06.01.2019 Khulna Titans vs Rangpur Riders.
08.01.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans
08.01.2019 Comilla Victorians vs Rangpur Riders
09.01.2019 Sylhet Sixers vs Chittagong Vikings.
09.01.2019 Khulna Titans vs Rajshahi Kings.
11.01.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders
11.01.2019 Comilla Victorians vs Rajshahi Kings
12.01.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Khulna Titans
12.01.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Sylhet Sixers
13.01.2019 Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings
13.01.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Comilla Victorians
The second phase, Sylhet (15-19 January), Sylhet International Cricket Stadium
15.01.2019 Khulna Titans vs Rajshahi Kings
15.012019 Sylhet Sixers vs Comilla Victorians
16.01.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings
16.01.2019 Sylhet Sixers vs Rangpur Riders
18.01.2019 Sylhet Sixers vs Dhaka Dynamites
18.01.2019 Khulna Titans vs Comilla Victorians
19.01.2019 Sylhet Sixers vs Rangpur Riders
19.01.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Khulna Titans
The Third phase, Dhaka (21-23 January), Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium
21.01.2019 Comilla Victorians vs Rajshahi Kings
21.01.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Chittagong Vikings
22.01.2019 Khulna Titans vs Rangpur Riders
22.01.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Comilla Victorians
23.01.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Rajshahi Kings
23.01.2019 Khulna Titans vs Sylhet Sixers.
The fourth phase, Chittagong (25-30 January), Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium
25.01.2019 Sylhet Sixers vs Rajshahi Kings
25.01.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Rangpur Riders.
26.01.2019 Sylhet Sixers vs Khulna Titans
26.01.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Rajshahi Kings
28.01.2019 Khulna Titans vs Comilla Victorians
28.01.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders
29.01.2019 Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings
29.01.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Comilla Victorians.
30.01.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Dhaka Dynamites
30.01.2019 Sylhet Sixers vs Rajshahi Kings
The Last phase, Dhaka (1-8 February), Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium
01.02.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Comilla Victorians
01.02.2019 Chittagong Vikings vs Sylhet Sixers
02.02.2019 Comilla Victorians vs Rangpur Riders
02.02.2019 Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans
04.02.2019 Eliminator (The Third team vs the Fourth team in the point table)
04.02.2019 Qualifier 1 (The First team vs the Second team in the point table)
06.02.2019 Qualifier 2 (losing team of Qualifier 1 vs winning team of Eliminator)
08.02.2019 Final (Winning teams of Qualifier 1 vs Qualifier 2)
09.02.2019 Reserve Day (Final)
BPL T20 2019 PLAYERS DRAFT:
BPL 6 players draft date was fixed on 28th October 2018. Like the previous year, franchises were able to pick up players by choice before and after the auction. The auction occurred for the players who are yet to be picked up by the teams. The player draft was held in the ballroom of Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka from 11:00 A.M. The live telecast of this event was available on GTV.
BPL T20 2019 SQUADS:
BANGLADESHI PLAYERS: Mushfiqur Rahim (Icon), Mohammad Ashraful, Mosaddek Hossain, Robiul Haque, Sadman Islam, Abu Jayed Rahi, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Nayeem Hasan, Sanjamul Islam, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Nihaduzzaman
Foreign Players: Sikandar Raza, Luke Ronchi, Mohammad Shahzad, Robbie Frylinck, Najibullah Zadran, Cameron Delport, Dasun Shanaka
BANGLADESHI PLAYERS: Tamim Iqbal (Icon), Imrul Kayes, Anamul Haque, Mehedi Hasan, Ziaur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Abu Haider Rony, Mohammad Shahid, Mosharraf Hossain Rubel, Shamsur Rahman, Sanjit Saha
FOREIGN PLAYERS: Liam Dawson (ENG), Evin Lewis (WI), Thisara Perera (SL), Asela Gunaratne (SL), Waqar Salamkheil (AFG), Shahid Afridi (PAK), Shoaib Malik (PAK), Aamer Yamin (PAK)
BANGLADESHI PLAYERS: Shakib Al Hasan (Icon + Captain), Rubel Hossain, Rony Talukder, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shuvagata Hom Chowdhury, Qazi Onik, Mizanur Rahman, Naeem Sheikh, Asif Hasan, Shahadat Hossain
FOREIGN PLAYERS: Sunil Narine (WI), Rovman Powell (WI), Kieron Pollard (WI), Andre Russell (WI), Jason Roy (ENG), Ian Bell (ENG), Andrew Birch (SA), Hazratullah Zazai (AFG)
BANGLADESHI PLAYERS: Mahmudullah (Icon + Captain), Ariful Haque, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Junaed Imroz Siddique, Jahurul Islam, Shariful Islam, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Al-Amin, Shubashish Roy, Tanvir Islam, Mahidul Ankon
FOREIGN PLAYERS: Dawid Malan (ENG), Lewis Gregory (ENG), Carlos Brathwaite (WI), Sherfane Rutherford (WI), Lasith Malinga (SL), Yasir Shah (PAK), Ali Khan (PAK), Brendan Taylor (ZIM), Zaheer Khan (AFG)
BANGLADESHI PLAYERS: Mustafizur Rahman (Icon), Soumya Sarkar, Zakir Hasan (WK), Fazle Mahmud Rabbi, Mominul Haque, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Arafat Sunny, Alauddin Babu, Marshall Ayub, Kamrul Islam Rabbi
Foreign Players: Qais Ahmed (AFG), Christiaan Jonker (SA), Mohammad Sami (PAK), Seekkuge Prasanna (SL), Isuru Udana (SL), Laurie Evans (ENG), Ryan ten Doeschate (NETH)
BANGLADESHI PLAYERS: Mashrafe Mortaza (Icon + Captain), Mehedi Maruf, Mohammad Mithun, Nazmul Islam Opu, Shafiul Islam, Farhad Reza, Shohag Gazi, Nahidul Islam, Nadif Chowdhury, Abul Hassan Raju, Fardeen Hossain
FOREIGN PLAYERS: Chris Gayle (WI), AB De Villiers (SA), Alex Hales (ENG), Benny Howell (ENG), Oshane Thomas (WI), Ravi Bopara (ENG), Rilee Rossouw (SA)
BANGLADESHI PLAYERS: Liton Das (Icon), Alok Kapali, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Afif Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Al-Amin Hossain, Towhid Hridoy, Nabil Samad, Ebadat Hossain, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Zakir Ali
FOREIGN PLAYERS: David Warner (AUS), Sandeep Lamichhane (NEP), Sohail Tanvir (PAK), Pat Brown (ENG), Nicholas Pooran (WI), Gulbadin Naib (AFG), Andre Fletcher (WI), Fabian Allen (WI), Mohammad Irfan (PAK)
TEAM COACHES OF BPL T20 2019:
Chittagong Vikings: Nurul Abedin Nobel (BAN)
Comilla Victorians: Mohammad Salahuddin (BAN)
Dhaka Dynamites: Khaled Mahmud Sujon (BAN)
Khulna Titans: Mahela Jayawardena (SL)
Rajshahi Kings: Sarwar Imran (BAN)
Rangpur Riders: Tom Moody (AUS)
Sylhet Sixers: Zahid Ehsan (BAN)
RULES OF BPL T20 2019:
For the first time in the history of any T20 leagues around the world, BPL teams will be allowed to take up to 5 foreign players in their teams in all matches if they want. As the team number has increased, there will be a shortage of local players in all the teams. Hence the decision has been taken by BPL Governing Council.
The points will be allocated after the completion of each match as follows:
Win = 2 Points
Tie/No Result = 1 Point
Loss = 0 Point
The position of the teams in the Knock-out table will be determined by the follows serially:
2. The number Of Wins
3. Net Run Rate
If 2 teams finish with the equal points in the table, then the team which won the matches played between those two teams, will be positioned above the loser team.
If both the teams have one win each, then the Net Run Rate will be considered and the team with the higher NRR will be placed above the other team.
If 3 or more teams finish with the equal points in the table, then the team/teams which won the maximum number of matches in between those equal teams will be positioned above the other teams.
If still, two or more teams have equal numbers of wins, then the Net Run Rate will be considered and the teams will be positioned according to the NRR.
If two or more teams still have equal NRR (nearly impossible), then those teams will be positioned by the drawing of lots.
If the semi-finals, eliminator or final match can’t be completed with a minimum number of overs (decided by the match officials) or a tie occurs, then one over eliminator will take place.
If the teams still face a tie in the one over eliminator, then the winner will be decided by the toss of a coin.
NET RUN RATE: The Net Run Rate is the ratio of two numbers. The numerator is the average number of runs scored by that team per over in all the matches it played. The denominator is the average number of runs scored by the other teams against that team in all the matches it played.
So, Net Run Rate = (Total Runs Scored / Total Overs Faced) – (Total Runs Conceded /Total Overs Bowled)
If a team is all out before 20 overs, then the calculation will still consider 20 overs for both the teams. That means, if a team makes 100 runs for 10 wickets in 18 overs, the average runs per over will be calculated as 100/20, not 100/18. And the opposition team’s calculation will be with 20 overs also. Net Run Rate will be calculated for the completed matches only where results can be achieved.
BPL T20 2019 OPENING CEREMONY:
The opening ceremony will be held a few days before the tournament. The date is not announced yet.
BPL T20 2019 TICKET PRICE INFORMATION:
Ticket price information of BPL T20 2019 is yet to be announced.
BPL T20 2019 TELECASTING CHANNELS:
Impress Mantra Consortium has got the right to telecast all the live matches of BPL 6 with the local TV channels GTV (Gazi TV) and Masranga TV. They will be doing this for the next two BPL season (2019) also.
Radio partners of BPL 5 are Radio Bhoomi and Radio Shadhin.
TEAMS LOGOS OF BPL T20 2019:
Here are the team logos of BPL T20 2019. Alphabetically, these are the logos of Chittagong Vikings, Comilla Victorians, Dhaka Dynamites, Khulna Titans, Rajshahi Kings, Rangpur Riders, and Sylhet Sixers.