Bangladesh Cricket Board announced for a new domestic t-20 tournament from 25th February to 3rd March, which considers as an initiative to make a platform for the local cricketers.
Who are the teams?
Despite the 12 participators of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket, the traditional club based tournament as tradition are the teams on this tournament as well. Teams will divide themselves into four groups on the one weak durable t-20 tournament and the toppers of each group will be the semi-final.
therefore, The semifinal will be on 1st of March, and the final will on the 3rd. As the t-20 tournament seems as the t-20 version of Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, names after the name as Dhaka Premier League (DPL) Twenty-20 Cricket Tournament. The announcement came after clubs completed their player draft for the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket 50 overs version.
Kazi Imam Ahmed, the chairman of Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis
“We decided to launch the T20 tournament that will be played between the 12 participating teams of DPL. Initially, it will be on a small scale. So we decided to complete the tournament within a week’s time but in future, we will try to hold it in a bigger way,”
For the example of India, Inam Ahmed emphasized of this tournament, “I think this is the first step forward to take T20 cricket ahead in our country. For example, there is the Syed Mushtaq tournament in India and a lot of cricketers come to the IPL from there after showcasing their talent in the tournament.”
“We want to make this T20 tournament quite similar to it where we can give some potential T20 cricketers a solid platform to show their talent. Unless that platform is prepared, we won’t be able to take our T20 to the next level and that is why this tournament will be played only with local cricketers.
Being confident of the result such an initiative, “This year, we are just making the start but I am confident we will be trying to organize it in a larger way from the upcoming seasons.”
Therefore, Bangladesh Cricket Board announced for a new domestic t-20 tournament. As Bangladesh has only t-20 tournament. Where foreign has the all of the flashes. So this will be a very good step to bring the local player about the light.