Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPDCL) won’t resume this 12 months, stated Khaled Mahmud, chairman of the sport improvement committee of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), report companies.
DPDCL, which is also called Dhaka League, had began proper earlier than the lethal outbreak of Covid-19 in March this 12 months. However after six matches, the league was postponed indefinitely as a result of Covid-19.
“I do not suppose it is doable to renew the league this 12 months. We’re already dedicated to internet hosting a T20 league after the continuing BCB President’s Cup. If we begin it in November, it will finish in late December. So it isn’t doable to renew Dhaka League this 12 months. I feel we could possibly host Dhaka League after January 10 subsequent 12 months,” Khaled Mahmud instructed in a current media interplay.
He stated the most important downside of resuming the Dhaka League is the lodging of no less than 250 folks in a bio-secure atmosphere in order that they cannot get uncovered to the lethal virus.
“The largest query is the place we will host no less than 250 folks. We have now talked to BKSP. It is an possibility. We have now talked about Cox’s Bazar as effectively. We have now to take the choice of the golf equipment too as a result of they’re additionally the stakeholders. Nonetheless, nonetheless, we’re discussing internet hosting DPDCL,” he added.
The West Indies are scheduled to tour Bangladesh early subsequent 12 months to play a full sequence. The sequence may battle with the Dhaka League. However Khaled Mahmud stated it will not be an issue.
In the meantime, BCB will organise a T20 event in mid-November. However they did not discover any star international gamers accessible in November to play the event to be held in Bangladesh.
“We wish superstars to come back. We won’t contemplate any participant of decrease high quality than our high cricketers like Shakib, Tamim, Mushfiqur. We are able to solely contemplate good gamers,” Khaled Mahmud stated within the metropolis on Monday.
“Actually, we’ve not acquired any such title but, we’ve not acquired any massive title. If we do not get it, we are going to organise the event with native gamers. If we might give an icon participant of the identical high quality who can encourage the group, a reputation or a participant who can increase up morale, we will give it some thought. If it’s not like this then I do not suppose we are going to go for one thing like this,” he added.