DSport to t'cast 6th edition of Bangladesh Premier League

MUMBAI: Discovery Communications branded sports channel DSport will telecast the sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). 

The tournament will be played from Saturday, 5th January running through to 8th February.

The sixth edition will comprise of teams namely Rangpur Riders, Dhaka Dynamites, Comilla Victorians, Chittagong Vikings, Khulna Titans, Rajshahi Kings, and Sylhet Sixers, with each team representing a different province of Bangladesh.

The tournament will be played in a Double Round Robin format followed by playoffs. A total of 36 matches will be played across 3 venues in 4 phases. In the first phase Dhaka will host 14 matches then Sylhet will host 8 matches in the second phase. Dhaka will again host 6 matches in the third phase while then Chittagong will host 10 matches of fourth phase. In the last leg, the tournament will return to Dhaka again for playoffs, eliminators, qualifiers and the final.