Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is a professional league for Twenty20 cricket competition in Bangladesh, based on the format of world Indian Premier League. The 1st edition of the tournament will start on 10 February 2012 .
After watching the success of Indian Premier League IPL last year BCB decided to organize its own t20 professional league with the concept from IPL.The Indian Premier League-style Twenty20 tournament, named the Bangladesh Premier League, 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 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 to our account,” he said after an emergency BCB meeting.Twenty20 cricket is becoming increasingly popular in Bangladesh since neighboring India launched the IPL four years ago. The tournament official logo will be published in 29 December 2011 and for the interested franchise and others there will be a corporate night on 30 December 2011.
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