DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has prepared their arrangement for the inaugural ceremony of the Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) marking the 100th birth anniversary of father of the nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the gala opening ceremony of the special BPL scheduled to be held at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur on December 8.
The opening ceremony will take place on December 8 before the tournament commences with the first match on December 11 between Chattogram Challengers and Sylhet Thunder at the SBNCS. The final of the tournament is slated for January 17.
The BCB has already started selling tickets for the grand opening ceremony and concert of Bangabandhu BPL for 8000 spectators.
But 3000 tickets will be sent to several club officials, former cricketers and government authorities as complementary. Only 5000 tickets will be sold for the general spectators.
Bangladesh rockstar James will perform in the event along with popstar Momtaz. Besides, Bollywood stars Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sonu Nigam and KailashKher will also perform in the event.
The lowest price of the ticket is 1,000 BDT while the highest price is 10,000 BDT. The tickets can be bought from Shre-e-Bangla National Stadium, Shaheed Suhrawordy Indoor Stadium, The Westin Dhaka, Gulshan, Fahim Music, Banani and Cafe Eden, Gulshan. For the online buyers, the tickets are available at shohoz.com, paypoint.com.bd and gadgetbangla.com, confirmed BCB.
BDST: 1654 HRS, DEC 04, 2019