Dhaka Premier League 2021 Begins on 6 May

By Tusher Ahmed - 14 March 2021

The Dhaka Premier League 2021 (DPL) is finally taking place. CCDM President Kazi Inam Ahmed told reporters today that the tournament will begin on May 6. However, the tournament will not play in the original 50 over format, because the busy international schedule does not allow for a large enough window for such a company. So this time the tournament will hold in the T20 format.

Dhaka Premier League 2021

The news will be a great relief for cricketers across the country who have had a hard time without a national match during the coronavirus pandemic. The Dhaka Premier League (DPL) remains the main source of income for most national cricketers and the decision to restart the tournament is welcome.

After meeting with representatives of 12 clubs, the president of CCDM announced their decision.

Bangladesh national team tour in New Zealand 2021. There will play three ODI and three T20 matches on this tour.

Dhaka Premier League 2021

Match Fixture

“We decided to restart the Dhaka Premier League and we decided to restart the game from 6 May. This is a tricky situation because the calendar is very tight. It will be T20 format,” Inam told the media today.

DPL closed in mid-March last year after the first round of games following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. All 12 teams played one match at the end of the championship.

“The match [the championship ended after a round of matches] that was played last year, we decided to end it and start over. Since players were signed by clubs last year with winnings of up to fifty percent, we decided that players would stay with the clubs they signed with. It will be a full-fledged championship with the Super League and the Elimination League,” he added.


Finally, we will update the Dhaka Premier League 2021 match fixtures, timetable, and team information. The authority will publish very soon the details. After that, we will update everything on this page.

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