BCB takes cost of subsequent version of BPL after fallout with group homeowners
The following version of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is not going to be a franchise-run affair and, as a substitute, be owned by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), following a conflict between the board and 6 of the seven present group homeowners, Dhaka Dynamites being the one exception. The replace got here from Nazmul Hassan, the BCB president, who introduced in Dhaka on Wednesday that if franchises weren’t keen to stay to the principles of the BPL, the board was completely happy to “take the load of working the BPL” by itself.
“We have been supposed to remodel the agreements with the franchises this yr. We’ve got met them in between, now we have had a number of conferences, and so they have made numerous calls for. However these are in direct battle with the BPL mannequin now we have been working with. It isn’t doable to accommodate the calls for,” he stated. “A few of them don’t need two editions of the BPL in a single yr [the last one was played in January-February this year, and the next is scheduled to start in December].
“They have not stated they will not play, however they do not need it, due to the strain of placing it collectively twice. We’ve got thought of every little thing, and determined to host the subsequent BPL on our personal. We cannot have franchises.”
“That is a joke. It is the most important joke in world cricket. Allow them to attempt. We’ve got been spending crores to convey the very best gamers from abroad. Let’s examine what the BCB do” Ishtiaque Sadeque, CEO of Rangpur Riders
ESPNcricinfo understands that the large subject was Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh’s premier cricketer, opting to enroll with Rangpur Riders earlier this yr from Dhaka Dynamites. As such, the franchises had the choice of signing 4 gamers from exterior the participant draft, which made Shakib’s change, in addition to that of different outstanding gamers Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim, fantastic. However, it’s believed, the Dhaka franchise was not completely happy about shedding its star participant, and wished modifications within the guidelines.
“Aside from Dhaka Dynamites, everybody wished the identical factor. Shakib left Dhaka, in order that they could not settle for it, they misplaced their heads,” Ishtiaque Sadeque, CEO of Rangpur Riders, advised ESPNcricinfo. “All of …read more
Source:: New paper 24 – Sports