Bangladesh Premier League is the domestic cricket league which is annually played in Bangladesh. The yearly arriving cricket tournament is usually held in the month of November. Seven franchises participate in this long lasting league and confront with each other in the league stage games. Ranking of the teams in points table in decided on the basis of matches won by each team. Net run rate is also taken into consideration if the situation when two teams score equal points arises. The team with maximum run rate overtakes the competitor team to improve its rank in the standings. Top performer teams acquire ranks in the first four positions in the point table and qualify for the playoffs.
Two qualifier matches and one eliminator match are played in the playoffs. Winner of the first qualifier gets a direct entry into the final match while looser gets one opportunity to make a good comeback into the league. The opportunity is nothing but the second qualifier match, which is played between the looser of first qualifier game and the winner of eliminator match. Team acquiring victory in the eliminator’s match has struggle a lot to enter the final match as it has to face the defiance of first qualifier looser. Winner of 2nd qualifier confronts with the rival team in final game to clinch the title. In first and third season of BPL, only six teams participated in the tournament while seven teams were there in second and fourth editions.
BPL 2018 Schedule, Fixtures, Timetable
Fifth season of the much awaited Bangladesh Premier League is all set to commence on 4th November 2017 with Dhaka Dynamites taking on Slyhet Sizers in the opening match. The match is about to begin a 2:30 PM as per the local time. A total of 46 matches will be played during the tenure of one month. The league will be played in four phases. First phase of the tournament will be held in Sylhet while second phase will be held in Dhaka. Follewed by fourth phase to be held in Dhaka, the third phase of BPL 2018 will be held in Chittagong. Playoff matches will be played in the month of December this year. All four matches in the final stage of the league will be played at Sher-E-Bangla national cricket stadium, which is located in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Below is the full schedule of BPL 2018.
|November 04||1:30 PM||Sylhet Sixers vs Dhaka Dynamites|
|6:30 PM||Rajshahi Kings vs Rangpur Riders|
|November 05||1:30 PM||Sylhet Sixers vs Comilla Victorians|
|6:30 PM||Khulna Titans vs Dhaka Dynamites|
|November 07||1:30 PM||Chittagong Vikings vs Comilla Victorians|
|6:30 PM||Sylhet Sixers vs Rajshahi Kings|
|November 08||1:30 PM||Rangpur Riders vs Chittagong Vikings|
|6:30 PM||Sylhet Sixers vs Khulna Titans|
|November 11||2:00 PM||Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings|
|6:45 PM||Dhaka Dynamites vs Sylhet Sixers|
|November 12||1:30 PM||Chittagong Vikings vs Khulna Titans|
|6:30 PM||Rajshahi Kings vs Comilla Victorians|
|November 14||1:30 PM||Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans|
|6:30 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Chittagong Vikings|
|November 15||1:30 PM||Khulna Titans vs Sylhet Sixers|
|6:30 PM||Dhaka Dynamites vs Chittagong Vikings|
|November 17||2:00 PM||Rajshahi Kings vs Sylhet Sixers|
|6:45 PM||Khulna Titans vs Chittagong Vikings|
|November 18||1:30 PM||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings|
|6:30 PM||Rangpur Riders vs Comilla Victorians|
|November 20||1:30 PM||Dhaka Dynamites vs Comilla Victorians|
|6:30 PM||Sylhet Sixers vs Rangpur Riders|
|November 21||1:30 PM||Rajshahi Kings vs Khulna Titans|
|6:30 PM||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders|
|November 24||2:00 PM||Khulna Titans vs Rangpur Riders|
|6:45 PM||Chittagong Vikings vs Sylhet Sixers|
|November 25||1:30 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Rajshahi Kings|
|6:30 PM||Chittagong Vikings vs Rangpur Riders|
|November 27||1:30 PM||Chittagong Vikings vs Dhaka Dynamites|
|6:30 PM||Khulna Titans vs Rajshahi Kings|
|November 28||1:30 PM||Rangpur Riders vs Sylhet Sixers|
|6:30 PM||Khulna Titans vs Comilla Victorians|
|November 29||1:30 PM||Chittagong Vikings vs Rajshahi Kings|
|6:30 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Dhaka Dynamites|
|December 02||1:30 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Rangpur Riders|
|6:30 PM||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings|
|December 03||1:30 PM||Sylhet Sixers vs Chittagong Vikings|
|6:30 PM||Rangpur Riders vs Khulna Titans|
|December 05||1:30 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Khulna Titans|
|6:30 PM||Rajshahi Kings vs Chittagong Vikings|
|December 06||1:30 PM||Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders|
|6:30 PM||Comilla Victorians vs Sylhet Sixers|
|December 08||1:30 PM||TBC vs TBC- Eliminator|
|6:30 PM||TBC vs TBC- 1st Qualifier|
|December 10||6:30 PM||TBC vs TBC- 2nd Qualifier|
|December 12||6:30 PM||TBC vs TBC- Final|
BPL 2017 Points Table
BPL 2016 Points Table
Earning 16 points, Dhaka Dynamites topped BPL 2016 standings emerged as the most successful team in league stage matches. Khulna Titans performed comparatively nice and minted 14 points from 7 victories. Chittagong Vikings, Rajshahi Kings and Rangpur Riders struggled hard to acquire positions in top four teams. Rangpur Riders lost the race for attaining rank in the top 4 contenders as Rajshahi Kings and Chittagong Vikings managed to grab 4th and 3rd place, respectively. Comilla Victorians and Barisal Bulls couldn’t boost their ranks in point table as they lost 7 and 8 matches in the tournament. Dull performances of these teams didn’t help in hiking the rank as their performances weren’t up to the mark and hence, the teams failed to grow up with lesser points.
BPL 2015 Points Table
Comilla Victorians, Rangur Riders and Barisal Bulls confronted for the first rank. though the teams earned 14 points each, Victorians managed to bag the top position with the maximum net run rate. Rangpur Riders remained at the second place while Barisal Bulls achieved third rank in BPL 2015 standings. Dhaka Dynamites won four matches and lost six games. The team earned 8 points from 4 victories and acquired fourth place in the point table. Sylhet Super Stars claimed victories in three matches and raked in 6 points. The team secured fifth rank in the score table. Chittagong Vikings showcased poorest performance in the third edition of BPL and could win only two matches. Grabbing 4 points, the team ended up remaining at the bottom position in the points table.
|Sylhet Super Stars||10||3||7||6|
BPL 2013 Points Table
In second season of Bangladesh Premier League, Dhaka Gladiators and Sylhet Royals won 9 matches each. Gladiators clinched the first place with maximum net run rate while Royals remained at the 2nd position in the same chart. Chittagong Kings won six matches to earn 12 points and bagged third rank in BPL 2013 standings. Barisal Burners, Rangpur Riders and Duronto Rajshai confronted for the fourth place as they earned equal number of points. Though the teams minted ten points each, net run rate assisted Burners in acquiring fourth place and getting qualified for the playoffs. Rangpur Riders and Duronto Rajshahi grabbed fifth and sixth place, respectively. Khulna Royal Bengals showcased decent performance throughout the league and managed to win just three matches. Raking in six points, the team ended its BPL journey with remaining at the bottom position in point table.
|Khulna Royal Bengals||12||3||9||6|
BPL 2012 Points Table
Duronto Rajshahi won seven matches to earn 12 points and bagged first place in BPL 2012 standings. Khulna Royal Bengals, Dhaka Gladiators, Barisal Burners and Chittagong Kings confronted for the remaining three ranks in the point table. Surprisingly, the four teams earned 10 points each. Due maximum net run rate, Gladiators, Burners and Bengals qualified for the playoff matches by grabbing 3rd, 4th and 2nd rank in the table. Chittagong Kings remained at the fifth place with 5 points. Sylhet Royals exhibited dullest performance in the first season of Bangladesh Premier League. The team could register victories in only two game. Earning 4 points from those wins, the team ended its BPL journey by pocketing bottom place in the standings.
|Khulna Royal Bengals||10||6||4||10|
BPL 2018 Live Streaming
Cricket fans around the world never miss watching a single cricket match. If the game is T20 cricket, then they keep their work aside to enjoy watching how smartly the players of teams struggle hard for the victory by applying different unique strategies. Bangladesh Premier League is one such cricket tournament in which the cricketers of some countries play for the local teams and help the squads confront for the championship. Cricket lovers is various countries, who desire to watch the live telecast of the game in their nation on television, must need the accurate information about the channel which broadcasts the ongoing happenings of the match. Below is the list of TV channels of different nations where the BPL live streaming can be watched without any disruption.
|India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, & Sub continental||Neo Prime|
|Sri Lanka||MTV Sports|
|United Kingdom||Premier Sports|
|Caribbean Islands||Flow TV|
|Middle East Countries||Orbit Showtime Network|
|British Virgin Islands, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands||Sports Max|
How to Watch Bangladesh Premier League 2018 Live Streaming?
Cricket lovers across the globe always have this question in their minds. There’s no need of worrying about this problem as the live ongoing happenings in every match of this cricket tournament will be streamed live on hotstar. If you’re using free version of the online platform, you will notice 5 minute delay in the video streaming. Paid users can enjoy the momentary updates without any delay in the online streaming.