Bangladesh Premier League: BPL 2023 Players Draft to Held on 23 November 2022
The ninth season of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will start on January 5, 2023. The franchises have already started their work with this popular tournament which will be held for more than a month. The date for the players draft of the seven teams participating in the BPL 2023 tournament is also been finalized.
The ninth season of BPL, which started on January 5, will end on February 16. Before that, the players draft of the ninth season of BPL will be held on November 23 (Wednesday). League member secretary Ismail Haider Mallick confirmed the matter.
During the ninth season of BPL, three more franchises will be playing in the league. There is a lot of crisis in getting foreign players in BPL due to multiple leagues being played at the same time. However, the selectors have finalized the category of cricketers.
Apart from this, several foreign star cricketers have already been joined by the franchises in direct signing. The list includes star cricketers like Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, West Indies’ Chris Gayle. The BPL Governing Council has finalized the franchise for three consecutive seasons.
The seven franchises are
Fortune Barisal Sports Limited (Barisal), Mind Tree Limited (Khulna), Pragati Green Auto Rice Mill Limited, (Dhaka), Future Sports Bangladesh Limited (Sylhet), Togi Sports Limited, Bashundhara Group (Rangpur), Delta Sports Limited. (Chittagong), Comilla Legends Limited (Comilla).