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BPL is not happening this year, confirms BCB chief Nazmul Hasan Papon

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Papon mentioned that from the monetary entrance, it received’t be possible to shell out a complete lot of cash in creating bio-security bubbles.

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Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) has been scrapped for the yr 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time as different main cricket enjoying nations are beginning to return on the worldwide stage, the Tigers’ cricketers haven’t had a lot to do. The Bangladesh gamers are at the moment collaborating within the inaugural three-team 50-over event on the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium.

Earlier, their tour of Sri Lanka additionally acquired cancelled attributable to SLC’s strict quarantine protocols. Nazmul Hasan Papon, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief, mentioned that the BPL can’t happen with out the overseas cricketers.

“BPL isn’t taking place this yr. Let’s see it in subsequent yr. We don’t need to miss any recreation however every little thing will depend upon the scenario and circumstances. As a result of every time there’s discuss of BPL, there have to be overseas cricketers,” Papon was quoted as saying to the reporters on Sunday, October 11.

BCB not planning to organise BPL overseas

Nazmul additionally dominated out possibilities of internet hosting the BPL in any overseas nation. He mentioned that from the monetary entrance, it received’t be possible to shell out a complete lot of cash in creating bio-security bubbles.

“On the identical time there’s the matter of manufacturing. Now if we will do these in Bangladesh then we have now no objection. However it’s a little larger association due to the variety of gamers there and the crew administration are a lot increased. I don’t know if we’re capable of deal with that or not,” he said.

“I don’t assume it will likely be straightforward (organise the event exterior). I let you know, after we go to run in Bangladesh (BPL), apart from one or two franchises, the remainder of us have a tough time to play the event,” he added.

Bangladesh cricketers final performed worldwide cricket approach again in March 2020 towards Zimbabwe. Their third leg of the Pakistan tour, which consisted off one Take a look at and one ODI in Karachi, couldn’t happen as a result of pandemic.

So far as the BPL is anxious, Rajshahi Royals are the defending champions. The crew, led by Andre Russell, beat Mushfiqur Rahim’s Khulna Tigers within the remaining earlier this yr in Mirpur. It stays to be seen when their cricketers return to the worldwide stage.

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