Bangladesh T20 League 2022
The Bangladesh T20 League is the professional T20 cricket league of Bangladesh consisting of six franchises - Dhaka, Comilla, Sylhet, Barishal, Chattogram and Khulna. The first season of the league was held during February 2012. This will be the 8th season of the Bangladesh League Cricket, which will begin on 21st January 2022. The champions will get BDT 1 Cr. (approx. US$ 111,100) while the runners-up side will get BDT 50 lakhs (approx. US$ 55,555).
Dhaka is the most successful team with three titles. Comilla, Rangpur and Rajshahi are the only other teams to be crowned champions. The current champions are Rajshahi (now dissolved), who defeated Khulna in Season 7.
As the start of the league approaches nearer, let’s take a look at the league’s teams, winners and much more.
Starting on 21st January 2022
Team Owners/Sponsoring Partners
Delta Sports Limited-Akhtar Group
Legends Sporting Limited
Pragati Green Auto Rice Mills
Bangladesh League Format
Each team plays with each other twice in a round-robin format in the group stage. After the group stage, the top four teams in the points table qualify for play-offs. The format for play-offs is slightly different from the direct knockout format.
Bangladesh League 2022 Schedule
The tournament will witness 34 matches taking place across three venues - Dhaka, Chattogram, and Sylhet. The final of Bangladesh League 2022 will take place on February 18. The day matches have a start time of 1 PM/1.30 PM and the night matches have a start time of 6 PM/6.30 PM.
|Phase 1 (Dhaka)|
|1||Team Chattogram vs Team Barishal||21-Jan-22||1:30 PM||Dhaka|
|2||Team Dhaka vs Team Khulna||21-Jan-22||6:30 PM||Dhaka|
|3||Team Comilla vs Team Sylhet||22-Jan-22||1 PM||Dhaka|
|4||Team Chattogram vs Team Dhaka||22-Jan-22||6 PM||Dhaka|
|5||Team Barishal vs Team Dhaka||24-Jan-22||1 PM||Dhaka|
|6||Team Chattogram vs Team Khulna||24-Jan-22||6 PM||Dhaka|
|7||Team Sylhet vs Team Dhaka||25-Jan-22||1 PM||Dhaka|
|8||Team Comilla vs Team Barishal||25-Jan-22||6 PM||Dhaka|
|Phase 2 (Chattogram)|
|9||Team Chattogram vs Team Khulna||28-Jan-22||1:30 PM||Chattogram|
|10||Team Sylhet vs Team Dhaka||28-Jan-22||6:30 PM||Chattogram|
|11||Team Khulna vs Team Barishal||29-Jan-22||1 PM||Chattogram|
|12||Team Chattogram vs Team Sylhet||29-Jan-22||6 PM||Chattogram|
|13||Team Chattogram vs Team Comilla||31-Jan-22||1 PM||Chattogram|
|14||Team Khulna vs Team Barishal||31-Jan-22||6 PM||Chattogram|
|15||Team Comilla vs Team Dhaka||01-Feb-22||1 PM||Chattogram|
|16||Team Chattogram vs Team Barishal||01-Feb-22||6 PM||Chattogram|
|Phase 3 (Dhaka)|
|17||Team Khulna vs Team Sylhet||03-Feb-22||1 PM||Dhaka|
|18||Team Chattogram vs Team Comilla||03-Feb-22||6:30 PM||Dhaka|
|19||Team Sylhet vs Team Barishal||04-Feb-22||1:30 PM||Dhaka|
|20||Team Comilla vs Team Dhaka||04-Feb-22||6:30 PM||Dhaka|
|Phase 4 (Sylhet)|
|21||Team Comilla vs Team Barishal||07-Feb-22||1 PM||Sylhet|
|22||Team Khulna vs Team Sylhet||07-Feb-22||6 PM||Sylhet|
|23||Team Chattogram vs Team Dhaka||08-Feb-22||1 PM||Sylhet|
|24||Team Sylhet vs Team Barishal||08-Feb-22||6 PM||Sylhet|
|25||Team Khulna vs Team Dhaka||09-Feb-22||1 PM||Sylhet|
|26||Team Comilla vs Team Sylhet||09-Feb-22||6 PM||Sylhet|
|Phase 5 (Dhaka)|
|27||Team Khulna vs Team Comilla||11-Feb-22||1 PM||Dhaka|
|28||Team Barishal vs Team Dhaka||11-Feb-22||6 PM||Dhaka|
|29||Team Chattogram vs Team Sylhet||12-Feb-22||1 PM||Dhaka|
|30||Team Khulna vs Team Comilla||12-Feb-22||6 PM||Dhaka|
|32||Qualifier 1||14-Feb-22||6 PM||Dhaka|
|33||Qualifier 2||16-Feb-22||6 PM||Dhaka|
Bangladesh T20 League Past Winners
Over the past 7 seasons, multiple teams have got their hands on the prestigious league trophy. Dhaka is the most successful side, winning the trophy 3 times while Comilla have been winners 2 times. Rajshahi and Rangpur have won the trophy once.
Bangladesh League Teams 2022
Team Chattogram Squad
Team Comilla Squad
Team Dhaka Squad
Team Barishal Squad
Team Khulna Squad
Team Sylhet Squad
Bangladesh T20 League Team Captains and Coaches
Bangladesh and Overseas Players List for Bangladesh League 2022
List of Bangladesh cricketers for the 2022 Bangladesh League
BCB has divided local Bangladesh cricket players into 6 grades. There are a total of 6 cricketers in ‘A’ grade, 15 cricketers in ‘B’ grade, 33 in ‘C’ grade, 45 in ‘D’ grade, 35 in ‘E’ grade and 76 in ‘F’ grade.
- ‘A’ Grade (6): Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mustafizur Rahman
- ‘B’ Grade (15): Nurul Hasan, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Liton Das, Nazmul Hossain Shant, Imrul Kayes, Muminul Haque, Taskin Ahmed, Naeem Sheikh, Sheikh Mehedi Hasan, Afif Hossain Dhrub, Nasum Ahmed, Shariful Islam, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun
- ‘C’ Grade (33): Rubel Hossain, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Arafat Sunny, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Touhid Hridoy, Ziaur Rahman, Aminul Islam Biplob, Taizul Islam, Abu Zayed Chowdhury Rahi, Enamul Haque Vijay, Saif Hasan, Shubhagat Hom Chowdhury, Farhad Reza, Nahidul Islam, Irfan Shukkur, Fazle Mahmud Rabbi, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Mahidul Islam Drawing, Shamim Hossain Patwari, Roni Talukder, Ariful Haque, Nazmul Islam Apu, Sanjamul Islam, Naeem Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Shahidul Islam, Shamsur Rahman Shuvo, Zakir Hasan, Zaker Ali Anik, Tanvir Islam, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Parvez Hossain Emon, Hasan Murad
List of overseas cricketers for the Bangladesh League 2022 Draft
BCB has divided overseas players into 5 grades. There are a total of 11 cricketers in ‘A’ grade. Besides, there are 16 cricketers in ‘B’ grade, 20 in ‘C’ grade, 78 in ‘D’ grade, and 281 in ‘E’ grade.
- ‘A’ Grade (11): Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Dushmantha Chameera, Isuru Udana, Wanindu Hasaranga, Qais Ahmed, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ravi Bopara, Sandeep Lamichhane, Will Jacks, Zahir Khan
- ‘B’ Grade (16): Benny Howell, Danny Briggs, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dinesh Ramdin, Dinesh Chandimal, Laurie Evans, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Luke Wright, Mahesh Thikshane, Mohammad Shahzad, Nuwan Pradeep, Shapoor Zadran, Sheldon Cottrell, Kushal Mendis
- ‘C’ Grade (20): Afsar Zazai, Ahmad Shahzad, Alexander Davis, Ben Dunk, Cameron Delport, Chamika Koranaratne, Daulat Zadran, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Fidel Edwards, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Irfan, Najibullah Zadran, Ravi Rampal, Rayad Emeritt, Ricky Wessels, Sekkuge Prasanna, Usman Shinwari, Suranga Lakmal
Bangladesh League 2022 - Top 5 players from All 6 teams
- Team Chattogram
- Nasum Ahmed (left-arm spinner), Benny Howell (all-rounder), Afif Hossain (all-rounder), Shoriful Islam (pacer), Chadwick Walton (wicket-keeper, batter)
- Team Comilla
- Faf du Plessis (batter), Liton Das (wicket-keeper, batter), Moeen Ali (all-rounder), Sunil Narine (all-rounder), Mustafizur Rahman (pacer)
- Team Dhaka
- Mahmudullah Riyad (all-rounder), Tamim Iqbal (batter), Mashrafe Mortaza (pacer), Mohammad Shahzad (wicket-keeper, batter), Mohammad Naim (batter)
- Team Barishal
- Chris Gayle (batter), Shakib Al Hasan (all-rounder), Dwayne Bravo (all-rounder), Mujeeb Ur Rehman (spinner), Alzarri Joseph (pacer)
- Team Khulna
- Mushfiqur Rahim (batter), Sikandar Raza (batter), Mahedi Hasan (all-rounder), Soumya Sarkar (all-rounder), Naveen-ul-Haq (pacer)
- Team Sylhet
- Colin Ingram (batter), Ravi Bopara (all-rounder), Mosaddek Hossain (all-rounder), Kesrick Williams (pacer), Taskin Ahmed (pacer)
Bangladesh League 2022 Standing Rules
Here are the details about the tournament rules and changes of the rules for season 2021-22:
Bangladesh T20 League Broadcasting Channels
The official broadcasting and live streaming rights for the league are with FanCode in India.
How to Play Fantasy Bangladesh League on Howzat
Select a virtual team of real players from the two teams that are going to play and compete with other users. Your team scores points based on your players’ performance in the match. Here are the steps on how to play Howzat Fantasy League:
Know more in detail about How To Play Fantasy Cricket.
Bangladesh Fantasy League Cricket Points System
Getting the hang of the scoring system is crucial, and it helps you select the right players in your team. Once you understand the scoring system, half the battle is won!
If you are a beginner, you should check out the game rules and the Howzat fantasy scoring system.
FAQs: Bangladesh T20 League
The Bangladesh League 2022 will start on 21st January, and the final will take place on 18th February 2022.
Every team is allowed to have a maximum of 3 overseas players in the playing XI. Maximum 8 overseas players can be part of the full squad.
The 2022 season of the Bangladesh T20 League of six franchises - Dhaka, Comilla, Sylhet, Barishal, Chattogram and Khulna. Two teams - Rajshahi and Rangpur are dissolved and not part of this season.
You can watch the live telecast of all the Bangladesh T20 League 2022 matches on FanCode website and app on your laptop/mobile phone.
The day matches have a start time of 1 PM/1.30 PM and the night matches have a start time of 6 PM/6.30 PM Indian Time