BPL T20: Gayle, Chanderpaul, McGill, Prior & Mendis Confirmed
Bangladesh Premier League, BPL T20 is closing near as international players start confirming there presence in this 21 days of power cricket trend. Chris Gayle, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Stuart McGill, Matt Prior & Ajantha Mendis, officially confirmed the contract with BPL T20 yesterday.
Earlier, BPL committe has revised the auction dates for both franchises & players. As of new schedule, franchises auction will held on Jan 10, 2012 & players auction will be completed in a two day session. On Jan 19 2012, local players will be up for auction & on the next day all confirmed foreign players will be in for live auction.
The tournament will kick-off on Feb 9, 2012 with a grand opening
ceremony at Mirpur SBNS stadium, though the first match will be played on Feb 10, 2012. A total of 33 matches will be played in Dhaka & Chittagong venue. The BPL T20 first season final will be held on Feb 29, 2012.
Last month, Games on Sports Management, an India’s event management company made a contract with BPL for six years with a staggering amount of $44.33 million.