9524 views

DPL 2020

CCDM planning to host DPL in September-October in controlled environment

blank Z.Ahmed
blank Z.Ahmed
CCDM planning to host DPL in September-October in controlled environment
Photo: Collected A-A+

|| CF Correspondent ||

Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Wednesday that they are eyeing to host the Dhaka Premier League, country’s traditional Dhaka-based club tournament in September-October in a controlled environment.

DPL was suspended in the third week of March in the aftermath of Round-1 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Following the abrupt halt, the bulk of the local players demanded to restart the league as DPL is the main source of income for the majority players of the domestic circuit.

CCDM chairman Kazi Inam Ahmed told Cricfrenzy that they are planning to resume DPL from October and that it will be held in a controlled environment.

“We’re thinking of launching DPL after Eid probably from September-October in a controlled environment,” said Inam.

“I’m talking with BCB in this regard [whether we can play DPL in controlled environment in October in Cox’s Bazaar and BKSP]. We’re likely to take a final decision about DPL in the coming days,” he said.

Cricket around the world is slowly and steadily trying to get back on its feet after being suspended since March or before in the wake of the devastating coronavirus pandemic that created a mayhem across the globe.

The entire calendar was shredded by the virus outbreak and officials around the world are still looking for that little something which would kickstart the beleaguered sports.

So far, only England and West Indies seem to have made progress in this regard as the latter travelled to England and took part in the opening two Tests in the three-match Test series and that too in a controlled environment, dubbed ‘bio-security bubble’.

Comment

Read More

IPL

KXIP Deny Karun Nair Having COVID-19, referring to it as "Mild Fever"

|| CF Correspondent || A day after reports came that India batsman Karun Nair recovering from COVID-19 going around on social media, Kings XI Punjab - the franchise he plays for

Match Report Live Score More
| Cricfrenzy
Update:
2434 views

Bangladesh Cricket

BCB cautious to implement lesson after football fiasco

CF Correspondent Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has focused more on players’ preparation along with their health and safety keeping the upcoming Tigers’ tour in Sri Lanka in mind. In that case, the

Match Report Live Score More
2454 views

Bangladesh Cricket

BCB names Toby Radford as new HP coach

CF Correspondent Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has penned a final deal with English coach Toby Radford to appoint him as the head coach of the High Performance (HP) unit. BCB director and

Match Report Live Score More
2480 views

Australia cricket

Australia’s Tour of England Confirmed in September

England and Australia will play three T20Is and three ODIs from September 4, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Cricket Australia confirmed the news on Friday. While the T20I series

Match Report Live Score More
2860 views

england cricket

Joe Denly Shares What He Did When He Couldn’t Score Much

After getting dropped from England's Test squad owing to his poor performance, England batsman Joe Denly shared that he went into "survival mode" after failing to score big. Denly, who made

Match Report Live Score More
2532 views