The 2019 edition of the Bangladesh Premier League is set to get underway on 5th January and the tournament will begin with a match between the Rangpur Riders and the Chittagong Vikings on Saturday. This will be the sixth edition of this T20 League which has grown in stature since it started. The Rangpur Riders’ star Chris Gayle made the last edition’s finals a memorable one after he scored a blistering hundred to lead them to victory against three-time champions Dhaka Dynamites.
Pakistani players including former captain of the Pakistan cricket team Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Irfan Aamer Yamin, Mohammad Sami and Sohail Tanvir will be playing in the T20 tournament and leave for Bangladesh to participate inBPL event. Hafeez and Sami will play for Rajshahi Kings, Irfan and Tanveer will represent Sylhet Sixers while all-rounder Yamin, Afridi and Malik will play for Comilla Victorians.
Chittagong Vikings, Comilla Victorians, Dhaka Dynamites, Khulna Titans, Rajshahi Kings, Rangpur Riders and Sylhet Sixers will be in action from Saturday.
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21 August, 2019