BPL 2012 T20: Bangladesh Premiere League
BPL 2012 (Bangladesh Premiere League) is a T20 cricket tournament, based on the format of Indian IPL. The 1st edition of the tournament will start on February 10, 2012. A total of 33 matches will be played in Dhaka & Chittagong. Final of BLP T20 Season 1 will be held on 29th February, 2012.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board has accepted an offer of approximaely $51million from Indian firm Game On Sports Management for six editions of a Twenty20 competition named BPL 2012, the BCB said on Monday.
The Indian Premier League-style Twenty20 tournament, named the Bangladesh Premier League, BPL 2012, will be launched in February with six franchises.
The BCB picked Game On from three Indians firms who had submitted a financial offer to run the BPL 2012 competition last month.
The offer from Game On is $10million more than the next best offer from Solutionz Unlimited, BCB spokesman Jalal Yunus said.