Bangladesh premier league is a great success

Bangladesh has the ownership of the 3rd best cricket league in the world known as BPL. Bangladesh premier league 2016 was officially launched on 9 February 2012, and the lavish opening ceremony got interested in all the players in the world. The first player auction was held on 18-19 January 2012, and the very first match of the BPL was played on 9 February 2012 at Sher-e-Bangla national cricket stadium. The first match was between Barisal burners and Sylhet Royals. And first game was played between Dhaka Gladiators and Barisal burners. BPL was a great success. Many people followed this league, and to the end, it was the 3rd best premier league in the world. After the IPL, BPL 2016 has become 2nd most followed league worth $500 million.

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2012-2013 violation of tournament regulation

Three series of the matches have been played till now from 2012. You might do not know the answer to the question that, why series was not held in 2013, 14 and 15?  Well teams were accused of match fixing, and they were a suspension of violation of tournament regulations, and that is the reason behind all the dropped off series till now. But now again BPL 2016 is going to start in November and ends in December, with 7 franchises. Each season will last around three weeks. Championship game will be held on the Victory day of Bangladesh, and Bangladesh premier league 2016 now holds third highest average among all the cricket leagues.

Bangladesh premier league 2016-17 teams

Teams City Captain Worth
Comilla Victorians Comilla Mashrafe Mortaza $27.50 million
Chittagong Vikings Chittagong Tamim Iqbal $26.00 million
Dhaka Dynamites Dhaka Kumar Sangakkara $25.25 million
Rangpur Riders Rangpur Shahid Afridi $15.50 million
Barisal Bulls 202Barisal Mushfiqur Rahim $15.05 million
Khulna Titans Khulna Mahmudullah Riyad $12.90 million
Rajshahi Kings Rajshahi Sabbir Rahman $12.15 million
       

Media coverage

In Bangladesh, the BPL 2016 has a television contract with Channel Nine. The Bangladesh premier league has a television contract with seven other televisions as well across the world. ESPN hold the rights of showing BPL in North America. Sony six has rights in India and Geo Super has television contract in Pakistan. MTV Sports has rights n Sri Lanka, and BeIN Sports holds the right of BPL in the middle east while the Sportmax and premier sports show the tournament in the Caribbean and U.K. Channel Nine UK holds all the rights of games in Europe, excluding the UK. You can also watch this cricket series on some website with online streaming 360. Many tv channels have their android apps for mobile, and you can watch this BPL 2016/17 on the app. You can also see live scores and live news about this cricket series and enjoy all the thrilling matches.

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