A franchise-based Bengal Premier League (BPL) involving six teams will start in December this year, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President and former India captain Sourav Ganguly said here on Friday.
” Ganguly told reporters.
The Eden Gardens, Jadavpur University’s Salt Lake campus ground, and one district stadium where floodlights will be installed for the same will play hosts to the BPL matches.
Floodlights also need to be installed at the Jadavpur University’s Salt Lake campus ground.
The auctions are likely to be held in the last week of August.
Meanwhile, the 44-year-old said India will fare well in the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, adding the replacement of injured Manish Pandey with wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik won’t affect team composition much.
Defending champions India take on arch-rivals Pakistan on June 4. The Champions Trophy begins on June 1.