BCB announces 2021-2023 domestic cricket schedule
Bangladesh’s domestic cricket has been stagnant for almost a year due to coronavirus. Although the BCB President’s Cup and the Bangabandhu T20 Cup were held, many regular cricketers of domestic cricket did not get a chance to play in these two tournaments.
So the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is trying to return cricket to the field quickly keeping their words in mind.
To that end, the board has already fixed the schedule of domestic cricket till 2023. With the approval of the concerned, the country’s domestic cricket will be held for the next 3 years according to this fixed schedule.
The list includes four editions of the National Cricket League (NCL), two editions of the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), two editions of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and two editions of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL). However, the one edition of DPL will be last year’s resume, which was postponed due to coronavirus.
Among these, two editions of the National Cricket League will be held on the field this year. Domestic cricket will start with NCL this month. The other edition will be held in October-November. BPL will not be held this year. BCL will start at the end of the year. The postponed schedule of DPL will be completed according to the empty schedule.
BCB Schedule for domestic cricket at a glance (2021-23):
|22nd NCL||March 22, 2021 to April 30, 2021||42 days|
|23rd NCL||October 15, 2021 to November 25, 2021||42 days|
|24th NCL||October 15, 2022 to November 25, 2022||42 days|
|25th NCL||October 15, 2023 to November 25, 2023||42 days|
|9th BCL||December 1, 2021 to January 7, 2022||38 days|
|10th BCL||December 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022||31 days|
|8th BPL||January 14, 2022 to February 18, 2022||36 days|
|9th BPL||January 3, 2023 to February 17, 2023||46 days|
|DPL 2019-20||First round: May 6, 2021 to May 11, 2021||6 days|
|DPL 2019-20||Second round: May 31, 2021 to June 14, 2021||15 days|
|DPL 2019-20||Third round: May 31, 2021 to June 24, 2021 (If Asia Cup being postponed)||25 days|
|DPL 2021-22||April 15, 2022 to May 22, 2022||38 days|
|DPL 2021-22||April 15, 2023 to May 31, 2023||47 days|