DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is a set to inaugurate Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) T20 at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital on Sunday (Dec 08).
The board has already completed their preparation for the gala event 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 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 about 9000 spectators.
Rockstar James and popular folk singer Mumtaz will perform in the event along with other notable singers.
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and popular actress Katrina Kaif have consented to perform in the inauguration ceremony along with India singers Sonu Nigam and Kailash Kher.
The tickets for the opening ceremony are available for purchase from Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium, The Westin Dhaka, Fahim Music and Cafe Eden.
The online buyers will be able to procure the tickets from shohoz.com, paypoint.com.bd and gadgetbangla.com.
The lowest price of the ticket is Tk1,000 while the highest price is Tk10,000.
BDST: 1400 HRS, DEC 07, 2019