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Bangladesh Premier League
Countries Bangladesh Bangladesh
Administrator Bangladesh Cricket Board
Format Twenty20
First Edition 2012
Latest Edition 2017–18
Next Edition 2018–19
Tournament format Round-robin and Playoffs
Number of teams 7
Current champion Rangpur Riders (1st title)
Most successful Dhaka Dynamites (3 titles) (2 as Dhaka Gladiators)
Most runs Bangladesh Mahmudullah (1400)
Most wickets Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan (83)

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in Bangladesh. The first edition of the tournament started on 10 February 2012 with six franchises consisting of players from around the world.

Dhaka Gladiators were the first champions of the BPL. The Bangladesh Premier League was shown on television internationally through ESPN Star Sports who made agreements to broadcast matches every day. The official channel for the BPL was Channel 9.

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