The upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) fifth edition will be played in field in following November of this year. The seven teams played in the last edition of this franchise based cricket tournament. In this year eight teams are preparing for taking part in the competition. Sylhet is returning to BPL after one year with new owner. Simultaneously, Sylhet is also joining with Dhaka and Chittagong as the venue for the first time.
This information has been confirmed by the BPL governing council member and BCB director Sheikh Sohel, who confirmed the matter at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
Sylhet Royals were omitted from the six teams participating in the third edition of BPL for the last fourth season. Replacing of ownership, Rajshahi and Khulna returned to the tournament. In this edition, Sylhet will also back in the tournament with new ownership, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith.
Bangladesh Premier League 2016 (4th session) was an amazing tournament with brilliant performances of domestic and overseas players. In this edition, the tournament was mostly dominated by the domestic players. Dhaka Dynamites became the champion of BPL 2016 edition beating Rajshahi Kings in the final. Dhaka Dynamites beat Rajshahi by 56 runs. Here is a good news for the cricket lovers that BPL governing council is going to arrange the next edition with more elaborations and facilities. They said that they couldn’t arrange more in this edition for lacking of time because of New Zealand tour of Bangladesh.
The schedule of BPL T20 2016 was changed due the bad weather of the country. It restarted from 8th November, 2016. According the previous schedule, the 1st 3 matches were washed out due to rain.The BPL Governing Council picked up the decision to restart BPL 2016 newly on last Tuesday. The passed matches of 4th, 5th and also 6th November will be held later. The all schedule matches will be played according the new fixture. As per the newly decision, the opening match of BPL T20 2016 played between Chittagong Vikings and Comilla Victorians. At evening it was played between Dhaka Dynamites and Barisal Bulls.
According the newly decision of BPL governing council, the Bangladesh Premier League 2016 was launched form 8 November, 2016. But in this session the opening ceremony wasn’t be arranged due to the past Bangladesh Vs England Series for insufficient of time.Though in all previous session BPL authority gave us big surprised in arranging the opening ceremony. The final match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 will play on 9th December, 2016.
This year one extra venue has been added. The all matches of BPL 2016 is holding in Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Chittagong’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium. Again two teams joined in this BPL 4th session. In last 3rd season of BPL T20 there were played total 6 franchises namely Dhaka Dynamites, Comilla Victorians, Barisal Bulls, Rangpur Riders, Sylhet Super Stars as well as Chittagong Vikings. But, in 2016 the new joining two teams are Khulna and Rajshahi. But, Sylhet Super Stars left the 4th session. So, total 7 teams are going to fight in this session.
The initial matches of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 will be held in Dhaka and later in Chittagong. But the final match will be arranged in Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka. Two matches will be played everyday. First match will begin from 2 pm and it will be end at 5 pm. The second match will be started from 6.45 pm.
Bangladesh Premier League – BPL fixtures 2016
|08/11/2016||Dhaka||Chittagong Vikings vs Comilla Victorians||2:00 PM|
|08/11/2016||Dhaka||Dhaka Dynamites vs Barisal Bulls||7:00 PM|
|09/11/2016||Dhaka||Khulna Titans vs Rajshahi Kings||2:00 PM|
|09/11/2016||Dhaka||Rangpur Riders vs Chittagong Vikings||7:00 PM|
|10/11/2016||Dhaka||Rangpur Riders vs Khulna Titans||7.00 PM|
|11/11/2016||Dhaka||Comilla Victorians vs Barisal Bulls||2:00 PM|
|11/11/2016||Dhaka||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings||7:00 PM|
|12/11/2016||Dhaka||Khulna Titans vs Chittagong Vikings||2:00 PM|
|12/11/2016||Dhaka||Rangpur Riders vs Dhaka Dynamites||7:00 PM|
|13/11/2016||Dhaka||Barisal Bulls vs Rajshahi Kings||2:00 PM|
|13/11/2016||Dhaka||Comilla Victorians vs Khulna Titans||7:00 PM|
|14/11/2016||Dhaka||Chittagong Vikings vs Barisal Bulls||2:00 PM|
|14/11/2016||Dhaka||Comilla Victorians vs Dhaka Dynamites||7:00 PM|
|17/11/2016||Chittagong||Chittagong Vikings vs Dhaka Dynamites||1:00 PM|
|17/11/2016||Chittagong||Barisal Bulls vs Rangpur Riders||5:45 PM|
|18/11/2016||Chittagong||Chittagong Vikings vs Rajshahi Kings||1:30 PM|
|18/11/2016||Chittagong||Comilla Victorians vs Rangpur Riders||5:45 PM|
|19/11/2016||Chittagong||Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans||1:00 PM|
|19/11/2016||Chittagong||Rajshahi Kings vs Comilla Victorians||5:45 PM|
|20/11/2016||Chittagong||Barisal Bulls vs Khulna Titans||5:45 PM|
|21/11/2016||Chittagong||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings||1:00 PM|
|21/11/2016||Chittagong||Comilla Victorians vs Chittagong Vikings||5:45 PM|
|22/11/2016||Chittagong||Khulna Titans vs Rangpur Riders||1:00 PM|
|22/11/2016||Chittagong||Comilla Victorians vs Rajshahi Kings||5:45 PM|
|25/11/2016||Dhaka||Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings||1:30 PM|
|25/11/2016||Dhaka||Barisal Bulls vs Khulna Titans||6:15 PM|
|26/11/2016||Dhaka||Comilla Victorians vs Dhaka Dynamites||1:00 PM|
|26/11/2016||Dhaka||Khulna Titans vs Rajshahi Kings||5:45 PM|
|27/11/2016||Dhaka||Barisal Bulls vs Dhaka Dynamites||1:00 PM|
|27/11/2016||Dhaka||Rangpur Riders vs Chittagong Vikings||5:45 PM|
|28/11/2016||Dhaka||Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings||5:45 PM|
|29/11/2016||Dhaka||Comilla Victorians vs Barisal Bulls||1:00 PM|
|29/11/2016||Dhaka||Khulna Titans vs Chittagong Vikings||5:45 PM|
|30/11/2016||Dhaka||Rangpur Riders vs Dhaka Dynamites||1:00 PM|
|30/11/2016||Dhaka||Barisal Bulls vs Rajshahi Kings||5:45 PM|
|01/12/2016||Dhaka||Barisal Bulls vs Rajshahi Kings||5:45 PM|
|02/12/2016||Dhaka||Rangpur Riders vs Barisal Bulls||1:30 PM|
|02/12/2016||Dhaka||Dhaka Dynamites vs Chittagong Vikings||6:15 PM|
|03/12/2016||Dhaka||Comilla Victorians vs Khulna Titans||1:00 PM|
|03/12/2016||Dhaka||Rajshahi Kings vs Chittagong Vikings||5:45 PM|
|04/12/2016||Dhaka||Comilla Victorians vs Rangpur Riders||1:00 PM|
|04/12/2016||Dhaka||Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans||5:45 PM|
|06/12/2016||Dhaka||Eliminator – Chittagong Vikings v Rajshahi Kings||1:00 PM|
|06/12/2016||Dhaka||Qualifier 1 – Dhaka Dynamites v Khulna Titans||5:45 PM|
|07/12/2016||Dhaka||Qualifier 2 – Khulna Titans v Rajshahi Kings||5:45 PM|
|09/12/2016||Dhaka||Final – Dhaka Dynamites v Rajshahi Kings||6:15 PM|
BPL T20 2016 teams and point table
BPL 2016 Highest Run Scorers
|Bats Man||Played Match||Runs||Highest Run||Team|
|Tamim Iqbal||13||476||75||Chittagong Vikings|
|Sabbir Rahman||15||377||122||Rajshahi Kings|
|KC Sangakkara||13||370||66||Dhaka Dynamites|
|Mohammad Shahzad||11||350||80||Rangpur Riders|
BPL 2016 Highest Wicket Takers
|DJ Bravo||13||21||3/27||Dhaka Dynamites|
|Junaid Khan||13||20||4/23||Khulna Titans|
|Mohammad Nabi||13||19||4/24||Chittagong Vikings|
|Shafiul Islam||13||18||4/17||Khulna Titans|
|Shahid Afridi||11||17||4/12||Rangpur Riders|
BPL T20 2016 all players list by team
Overseas Players List in BPL T20 4th Session
(Players of Out of Draft)
Comilla Victorians : Sohel Tanvir, Imad Washim, Azhar Zaydi, Nuwan Kulasekara, Thisara Perera.
Rangpur Riders : Shahid Afridi, Sharjil Khan, Babor Azom, Mohammad Sehhzad, Dasun Shanaka, Gidron Pope, Richard Glison.
Barisal Bulls : Dilshan Munabira.
Dhaka Dynamites : Kumar Sangakara, Andre Russel, Mahela Jayawardene, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Luice, Robi Bopara.
Khulna Titans : Nicolas Pooran, Riki Wessels, Kevon Cooper, Benny Howell, Mohammad Asgor.
Chittagong Vikings : Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Shoeb Malik, Chaturanga de Silva, Mohammad Nabi.
Rajshahi : Daren Sami, Mohammad Sami.
Bangladesh Premier League 2016 schedule & fixture has published. BPL governing council published the BPL T20 2016 match schedule. To get the latest point table of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 stay us. We are updating this page with latest information of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 session. Read More: Bangladesh cricket team upcoming series 2016-17.
BPL T20 2016 icon cricketers
BCB selected the 6 icon players for BPL t20 2016. Most of these players became the captain likely in their individual teams. Bangladesh Premier League 2016 icon players are –
|Bangladesh Premier League 2016 icon players|
|Mashrafe Mortaza||Comilla Victorians|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Dhaka Dynamites|
|Sabbir Rahman||Rajshahi Kings|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||Barisal Bulls|
|Tamim Iqbal||Chittagong Vikings|
|Mahmudullah Riyad||Khulna Titans|
|Soumya Sarker||Rangpur Riders|
In Bangladesh Premier League T20 2016 there are no auction held like previous. In this session, the players was selected by lottery and it is called as ‘Players By Choice’. This lottery program was arranged last 31 October, 2016. The franchises picked up their players from the list arranged by BCB. They can select their players besides this ‘Players By Choice’ program with direct contacting. In this case, BCB will not grantee that singed money. For foreign cricketers BCB fixed maximum 70000$. They will give the security to pay this money to the foreign players. however, the all cricket fans are waiting to enjoy the great T20 tournament.
It seems that Bangladesh Premier League for 2017 session will be very excited and enjoyable than previous session. Because more than 200 foreign cricketers have expressed their interest in Bangladesh Premier League 2017. Besides ,There are also more than 182 Bangladeshi cricketers have showed their interest. Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Tillekeratne Dilshan and more popular cricketer are playing in this Bangladesh Premier League. These players have already signed with the BPL franchises.