The 9th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League is set to go underway on January 6. The opening day will witness two games at Shere Bangla International Stadium, Dhaka. Chattogram Challengers will face Sylhet Strikers in the opening game while defending champion Comilla Victorians will meet Rangpur Riders in Evening. Meanwhile, fans in India are asking where to watch the live telecast of BPL 2023 matches on TV channel. In this article, you will find out the broadcast and streaming details of the Bangladesh Premier League.
The 7-team tournament is commencing today while the final is scheduled to play on February 16. A total of 46 games are to be played in the 42-day-long T20 league. Three venues in Dhaka, Chattogram, and Sylhet will host the entire tournament.
BPL 2023 Live Telecast in India
Unfortunately, no TV channel in India will telecast BPL 2023 as the rights of the league are owned by Dream Sports Inc. which doesn’t have any broadcast channel. So only way to watch Bangladesh’s top-tier T20 League in India is via streaming.
Bangladesh Premier League Live Streaming App
Fancode app will stream all 46 matches of BPL 2023. A Tour Pass or a subscription is needed to access the content of the app. The app is offering BPL Tour Pass for INR 99 by purchasing which you will be able to watch all BPL 2023 games. If you purchase monthly or annual subscriptions then you can access the entire content available on the OTT platform.
Viewers in Bangladesh can watch BPL matches on Nagorik TV channel. Daraz are the official digital partner of the league, so, in Bangladesh streaming of matches will be available on the Daraz Shopping app.
Ahead of the BPL 2023
The format of the Bangladesh Premier League is a double round-robin and playoffs. Each team will face the 6 opponent teams two times during the league stage. So, a team will play 12 games before entering playoffs. The top 2 teams will play Qualifier 1 to reach the final while 3rd and 4th ranked teams will play the knock-out game called ‘Eliminator’. The loser of Qualifier 1 and the winner of Eliminator will meet in Qualifier 2 match to become the 2nd finalist.
In the past 8 editions, the league is won by 4 different teams with Dhaka Dominators and Comilla Victorians being the joint most winners with 3 titles each. No Indian player has played BPL to date. But this year, former India u19 captain Unmukt Chand who is now shifted to the USA will don Chattogram Challengers’ jersey.