BPL 5th edition kicks off today

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5th edition

MNA Sports Desk: The 5th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 will start at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium (SICS) in Sylhet today.

Defending champions Dhaka Dynamites will take on Surma Sixers Sylhet in the opener at 2pm. A total of seven teams will play in the 39-day tournament.

5th editionIn another opening day’s match, defending runners-up Rajshahi Kings will play against Rangpur Riders at the same venue, starting at 7pm.

SICS will host the first eight matches before the tournament moves to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium (SBNCS) in the city for the next 16 battles. The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, will host the next 10 matches. The remaining 12 matches will be held in SBNCS.

BPL official broadcast partner satellite channel Gazi TV will telecast all the matches live.