The fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is all set to kick off with a grand opening ceremony on November 2, 2017.
The first match of BPL 5 will be held on November 4 while the players draft will be organised on September 16, according to the governing council of BPL.
BPL 5 will see the eight franchises compete for the coveted title this year with Sylhet’s return. The fourth edition of BPL, won by Dhaka Dynamites saw seven teams participate in the tournament. Besides Dhaka, Khulna Titans, Chittagong Vikings, Rajshahi Kings, Rangpur Riders, Comilla Victorians and Barisal Bulls were all seen in action last year.