For the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), the Governing Council has left the decision of determining the price of icon cricketers to the franchise authorities and cricketers. It is reported the monetary value of icons will be fixed after discussions of both parties. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ তামিমকে দলে পেতে কুমিল্লার গুনতে হচ্ছে ৮৫ লাখ]
National team opener Tamim Iqbal Khan who played for Chittagong Vikings in last two seasons, has been signed by Comilla Victorians for the forthcoming season. It is known the franchise has settled the price of Tamim Iqbal to 85 lac Bangladesh Standard currency.
The title holder of 2015 BPL, Comilla Victorians failed to qualify even in the play offs in the last season.
Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah Riyad will play for Dhaka Dynamites and Khulna Titans respectively.
National team hard hitter Sabbir Rahman has been recruited by newly owned franchise Surma Sixers Sylhet.
Young pacer Mustafizur Rahman is the icon of the Bangladesh Premier League 2017. He joined in Barisal Bulls.