A T20 tournament will be played by the clubs of this edition's DPL ahead of the league, as informed by the chairman of the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis (CCDM), Kazi Inam Ahmed.
“We have decided to arrange a T20 tournament in a small scale prior to the Dhaka Premier League. 12 clubs divided into four groups will take part in the tournament. A total of 15 matches will take place and every club will be able to play at least two matches. League matches will be held between February 25 to February 27 and a semifinal will be held on March 1. The top team from each group will play the semifinals, with the final on March 3 under lights.”