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.
“Initially Game On will deposit the proportionate amount of guaranteed money for two seasons (BPL 2012 & BPL 2013) to our account,” he said after an emergency BCB meeting.