2012 Bangladesh Premier League

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2012 Bangladesh Premier League
BPL.svg
Administrator(s) Bangladesh Cricket Board
Cricket format Twenty20
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin and knockout
Host(s)  Bangladesh
Champions Dhaka Gladiators (1st title)
Runners-up Barisal Burners
Participants 6
Matches played 33
Player of the series Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan (Khulna Royal Bengals)
Most runs Pakistan Ahmed Shehzad (Barisal Burners) 486 (12 matches)
Most wickets Bangladesh Elias Sunny (Dhaka Gladiators) 17 (12 matches)
Pakistan Mohammad Sami (Duronto Rajshahi) 17 (11 matches)
Official website BPLT20.com.bd

The 2012 Bangladesh Premier League was the first season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) established by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). The competition featured six franchises and used a tournament format with a double round robin group stage followed by two semi-finals and a final. The season began on 9 February with the final played on 29 February.[1] The competition was won by Dhaka Gladiators.

Matches were held in Dhaka and Chittagong. The six franchises represented Dhaka, Barisal, Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi and Sylhet divisions. The franchise auction was held on 10 January and the player auction took place on 18 and 19 January.[1][2]

Opening ceremony

The President of Bangladesh Zillur Rahman launched the tournament during an opening ceremony held at the Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on 9 February 2012.[3] The ceremony featured dancers, actors and singers and ended with fireworks and a laser lighting display.[3]

Venues

A total of 33 matches, including the semi-finals and final, were held at two venues in Chittagong and Dhaka. The Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong hosted eight matches, with the majority of matches, including all playoff matches and the final, being held at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka.

Sponsors

Bangladeshi group Destiny and the Boishakhi TV channel were the title sponsors the tournament, paying Tk. 7.50 crore.[4][5] Other sponsors included the Bangladesh Tourism Board, United Airways and Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. Channel 9 was the main broadcaster for the tournament. The management partner was Game On, an Indian sports company, which organised the logistics of the tournament.

Controversies

Match fixing

BPL 2012 had its first brush with controversy even before the tournament started. Mashrafe Mortaza, one of Bangladesh's leading fast bowlers and captain of the Dhaka Gladiators, reported a potential spot-fixing approach by a fellow cricketer and that BPL matches could be hit by fixing to the team management. As of developments so far, the franchise has informed the BPL of the approach, according to Gladiators media manager Minhaz Uddin Khan. Furthermore, an ICC ACSU officer is already in Dhaka to conduct the situation.[6]

Overdue payments

The league was supposed to pay players in installments during the tournament, with 25% of their wages due before the start of the tournament, 50% during the tournament and the remainder at the end. A series of financial irregularities meant that many overseas players had only received the first 25% well after the tournament ended. Most eventually received their payments, although players from Pakistan were still awaiting theirs in April 2012.[7]

Semi final confusion

The first semi-final of the BPL will have the team that finished first in the league playing the team that finished fourth. Duronto Rajshahi finished first, with 14 points, but until 2.00 am on the morning of the semi-final, it wasn't clear who finished fourth. Initially, it was announced that Barisal Burners were through to the semis, after their victory against Chittagong Kings, on the basis of net run-rate. At that point, the other two spots were going to be contested between Chittagong, Khulna Royal Bengals and Dhaka Gladiators. The next day, after Dhaka lost narrowly to Rajshahi and Khulna beat Sylhet Royals, Khulna went to second place with 12 points, leaving Dhaka, Barisal and Chittagong tied on 10 points at the end of the league phase. In the head-to-head results between the teams level on 10 points, Dhaka had beaten Barisal twice and Chittagong once and had a superior net-run rate and qualified for the semi-finals in third place. That now left Chittagong and Barisal in contention for the fourth spot. It was initially announced that Chittagong were in the semi-finals, presumably on the basis of a better head-to-head record in the three-way tie on 10 points, which included Dhaka. At 2.45 am of the game, however, the BPL issued a release which said that Barisal was the fourth semi-finalist, presumably because their head-to-head record with Chittagong. The decision was taken according to the rules and regulations of BPL which was announced before the tournament launch. According to the rules and regulations, if more than two teams tie at same points during group stage, the first preference is the number of wins of the teams during group stage. Dhaka, Chittagong and Barishal had 5 wins each. The second preference was the net run-rate of the teams and according to that Dhaka was placed third, Barishal was placed fourth and Chittagong were eliminated by being placed fifth.[8]

Player auction

Players were assigned to franchises at a player auction, held in Dhaka on 19 January 2012. Each franchise was allowed to sign 18 players, including up to eight non-Bangladeshi players. Up to five overseas players could play in each match.

Format

Each franchise played ten matches in the group stage of the competition, playing twice against every other team. The top four teams qualified for the semi-final stage.

The tournament rules stated that if a match ended with the scores tied that a super over would be used to decide the match. If more than one team ended the group stage of the competition on the same number of points the regulations said that the teams would be ranked using the criteria:

  1. Higher number of wins
  2. If still equal, net run rate
  3. If still equal, lower bowling strike rate

Group stage

During the group stage of the tournament Duronto Rajshahi won seven of their ten matches and finished top of the league table with Khulna Royal Bengals, who won six matches, finishing second. Three teams, Barisal Burners, Chittagong Kings and Dhaka Gladiators, all finished with five wins and ten points. The tournament regulations stated that if teams finished level on points and had each won the same number of matches, that net run rate would be used to decide the rankings for teams. After some confusion, Dhaka Gladiators were placed third in the group stage followed by Barisal Burners, with Chittagoing Kings eliminated from the competition.

Team Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
Duronto Rajshahi 10 7 3 0 0 14 +0.114
Khulna Royal Bengals 10 6 4 0 0 12 +0.606
Dhaka Gladiators 10 5 5 0 0 10 +0.210
Barisal Burners 10 5 5 0 0 10 +0.178
Chittagong Kings 10 5 5 0 0 10 +0.078
Sylhet Royals 10 2 8 0 0 4 −1.234

Note: The top four teams advance to the semi-finals.[9]

Group stage fixtures

10 February
14:00
Scorecard
Sylhet Royals
165/4 (20 overs)
v
Barisal Burners
167/0 (13.1 overs)
Peter Trego 62 (54)
Yasir Arafat 2/33 (4 overs)
Chris Gayle 101* (44)
Barisal won by 10 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Anisur Rahman and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Chris Gayle (Barisal)
  • Barisal Burners won the toss and elected to field.

10 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Chittagong Kings
206/4 (20 overs)
v
Duronto Rajshahi
153 (19.5 overs)
Nasir Jamshed 56 (38)
Qaiser Abbas 1/14 (2 overs)
Junaid Siddique 42 (23)
Dwayne Bravo 3/17 (3 overs)
Chittagong won by 53 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Jeremy Lloyds and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Dwayne Bravo (Chittagong)
  • Chittagong Kings won the toss and elected to bat.

11 February
14:00
Scorecard
Khulna Royal Bengals
175/5 (20 overs)
v
Dhaka Gladiators
156/7 (20 overs)
Shakib Al Hasan 42 (31)
Azhar Mahmood 2/20 (4 overs)
Kieron Pollard 39* (32)
Andre Russell 4/35 (4 overs)
Khulna won by 19 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Jeremy Lloyds and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Andre Russell (Khulna)
  • Khulna Royal Bengals won the toss and elected to bat.

11 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Barisal Burners
180/2 (20 overs)
v
Duronto Rajshahi
158/9 (20 overs)
Ahmed Shehzad 67 (40)
Marlon Samuels 1/22 (4 overs)
Mizanur Rahman 65 (52)
Shane Harwood 2/20 (3.2 overs)
Barisal won by 22 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Gazi Sohel and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Ahmed Shehzad (Barisal)
  • Barisal Burners won the toss and elected to bat.

12 February
14:00
Scorecard
Khulna Royal Bengals
171/3 (20 overs)
v
Chittagong Kings
174/4 (19.1 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 59 (50)
Mahmudullah 2/18 (3 overs)
Nasir Jamshed 86* (47)
Abdur Razzak 2/7 (2 overs)
Chittagong won by 6 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Nasir Jamshed (Chittagong)
  • Khulna Royal Bengals won the toss and elected to bat.

12 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Sylhet Royals
124 (19.5 overs)
v
Dhaka Gladiators
126/3 (18.2 overs)
Naeem Islam 30 (24)
Mashrafe Mortaza 2/22 (4 overs)
Anamul Haque 48 (39)
Brad Hogg 1/19 (4 overs)
Dhaka won by 7 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Jeremy Lloyds and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Anamul Haque (Dhaka)
  • Sylhet Royals won the toss and elected to bat.

13 February
14:00
Scorecard
Barisal Burners
125 (20 overs)
v
Khulna Royal Bengals
131/3 (17.2 overs)
Mominul Haque 42 (24)
Shafiul Islam 2/7 (3 overs)
Dwayne Smith 58* (41)
Suhrawadi Shuvo 2/20 (3 overs)
Khulna won by 7 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Jeremy Lloyds
Player of the match: Dwayne Smith (Khulna)
  • Khulna Royal Bengals won the toss and elected to field.

13 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Chittagong Kings
153/6 (20 overs)
v
Dhaka Gladiators
156/4 (19 overs)
Dwayne Bravo 43 (31)
Elias Sunny 3/17 (4 overs)
Kieron Pollard 50* (34)
Arafat Sunny 2/12 (4 overs)
Dhaka won by 6 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Dave Orchard and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Kieron Pollard (Dhaka)
  • Chittagong Kings won the toss and elected to bat.

14 February
14:00
Scorecard
Duronto Rajshahi
171/8 (20 overs)
v
Sylhet Royals
155/4 (20 overs)
Marlon Samuels 72 (48)
Alok Kapali 3/27 (2 overs)
Kamran Akmal 56 (41)
Fawad Alam 1/15 (2 overs)
Rajshahi won by 16 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Marlon Samuels (Duronto)
  • Duronto Rajshahi won the toss and elected to bat.

14 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Dhaka Gladiators
208/5 (20 overs)
v
Barisal Burners
187/5 (20 overs)
Azhar Mahmood 77* (47)
Yasir Arafat 2/30 (4 overs)
Chris Gayle 116 (61)
Mashrafe Mortaza 2/20 (4 overs)
Dhaka won by 21 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Jeremy Lloyds and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Azhar Mahmood (Dhaka)
  • Barisal Burners won the toss and elected to field.

15 February
14:00
Scorecard
Sylhet Royals
152/4 (20 overs)
v
Chittagong Kings
154/3 (17.3 overs)
Kamran Akmal 54 (41)
Farhad Reza 2/28 (4 overs)
Mahmudullah 56* (38)
Sohail Tanvir 1/16 (3 overs)
Chittagong won by 7 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Jeremy Lloyds
Player of the match: Mahmudullah (Chittagong)
  • Sylhet Royals won the toss and elected to bat.

15 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Khulna Royal Bengals
145/7 (20 overs)
v
Duronto Rajshahi
146/4 (19.1 overs)
Shakib Al Hasan 44 (26)
Abdul Razzaq 2/26 (4 overs)
Shahzaib Hasan 52 (46)
Shakib Al Hasan 2/35 (4 overs)
Rajshahi won by 6 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Masudur Rahman and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Mushfiqur Rahim (Duronto)
  • Khulna Royal Bengals won the toss and elected to bat.

16 February
14:00
Scorecard
Barisal Burners
125/6 (20 overs)
v
Chittagong Kings
126/2 (12.4 overs)
Brad Hodge 38 (40)
Enamul Haque Jr 2/12 (2 overs)
Nasir Jamshed 81* (47)
Brad Hodge 1/25 (2 overs)
Chittagong won by 8 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Nasir Jamshed (Chittagong)
  • Chittagong Kings won the toss and elected to field.

16 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Duronto Rajshahi
144/9 (20 overs)
v
Dhaka Gladiators
130/7 (20 overs)
Marlon Samuels 36 (38)
Elias Sunny 2/18 (4 overs)
Imran Nazir 54* (45)
Mohammad Sami 3/23 (4 overs)
Rajshahi won by 14 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Jeremy Lloyds and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Marlon Samuels (Duronto)
  • Dhaka Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

18 February
14:00
Scorecard
Khulna Royal Bengals
171/6 (20 overs)
v
Sylhet Royals
169/8 (20 overs)
Dwayne Smith 55 (31)
Sohail Tanvir 2/25 (4 overs)
Kamran Akmal 82 (41)
Abdur Razzak 2/24 (3 overs)
Khulna won by 2 runs
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Jeremy Lloyds
Player of the match: Andre Russell (Khulna)
  • Sylhet Royals won the toss and elected to field.

18 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Duronto Rajshahi
126/6 (20 overs)
v
Chittagong Kings
117/9 (20 overs)
Mushfiqur Rahim 24* (25)
Arafat Sunny 3/13 (4 overs)
Shamsur Rahman 24 (22)
Saqlain Sajib 3/22 (4 overs)
Rajshahi won by 9 runs
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Umpires: Dave Orchard and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Saqlain Sajib (Duronto)
  • Duronto Rajshahi won the toss and elected to bat.

19 February
14:00
Scorecard
Dhaka Gladiators
140/8 (20 overs)
v
Khulna Royal Bengals
141/3 (16.4 overs)
Mohammad Ashraful 53 (42)
Sanath Jayasuriya 2/25 (4 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 87* (49)
Azhar Mahmood 1/12 (2 overs)
Khulna won by 7 wickets
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Umpires: Dave Orchard and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Shivnarine Chanderpaul (Khulna)
  • Dhaka Gladiators won the toss and elected to bat.

19 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Sylhet Royals
120/7 (20 overs)
v
Barisal Burners
121/1 (13.2 overs)
Sohail Tanvir 33 (32)
Suhrawadi Shuvo 3/20 (4 overs)
Ahmed Shehzad 60 (40)
Brad Hogg 1/16 (4 overs)
Barisal won by 9 wickets
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Jeremy Lloyds
Player of the match: Brad Hodge (Barisal)
  • Sylhet Royals won the toss and elected to bat.

20 February
14:00
Scorecard
Barisal Burners
192/3 (20 overs)
v
Duronto Rajshahi
193/1 (17.1 overs)
Phil Mustard 88* (58)
Sabbir Rahman 1/18 (2 overs)
Junaid Siddique 89* (51)
Ahmed Shehzad 1/26 (3 overs)
Rajshahi won by 9 wickets
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Jeremy Lloyds
Player of the match: Junaid Siddique (Duronto)
  • Barisal Burners won the toss and elected to bat.

20 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Khulna Royal Bengals
137/6 (20 overs)
v
Chittagong Kings
93 (18.1 overs)
Nasir Hossain 42 (38)
Enamul Haque Jr 3/22 (4 overs)
Jason Roy 30 (24)
Marshall Ayub 4/20 (4 overs)
Khulna won by 44 runs
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Umpires: Dave Orchard and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Nasir Hossain (Khulna)
  • Chittagong Kings won the toss and elected to field.

22 February
14:00
Scorecard
Sylhet Royals
128/7 (20 overs)
v
Dhaka Gladiators
132/2 (12.5 overs)
Peter Trego 35 (33)
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan 3/18 (3 overs)
Mohammad Ashraful 40 (33)
Noor Hossain 1/21 (2.5 overs)
Dhaka won by 8 wickets
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Umpires: Dave Orchard and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Azhar Mahmood (Dhaka)
  • Dhaka Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

22 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Khulna Royal Bengals
161/7 (20 overs)
v
Barisal Burners
162/6 (19.3 overs)
Nazmul Hossain Milon 42* (31)
Nazmul Islam 1/16 (4 overs)
Mominul Haque 53* (28)
Abdur Razzak 2/22 (4 overs)
Barisal won by 4 wickets
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Jeremy Lloyds
Player of the match: Mominul Haque (Barisal)
  • Khulna Royal Bengals won the toss and elected to bat.

24 February
14:00
Scorecard
Chittagong Kings
120/6 (20 overs)
v
Dhaka Gladiators
107/9 (20 overs)
Dwayne Bravo 48* (43)
Elias Sunny 3/23 (4 overs)
Anamul Haque 22 (22)
Kevon Cooper 3/13 (4 overs)
Chittagong won by 13 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Nadir Shah and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Dwayne Bravo (Chittagong)
  • Dhaka Gladiators won the toss and elected to bat.

24 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Duronto Rajshahi
124/9 (20 overs)
v
Sylhet Royals
125/1 (16.3 overs)
Shahzaib Hasan 54 (46)
Sohail Tanvir 4/13 (4 overs)
Kamran Akmal 72* (51)
Saqlain Sajib 1/22 (4 overs)
Sylhet won by 9 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Anisur Rahman and Jeremy Lloyds
Player of the match: Sohail Tanvir (Sylhet)
  • Sylhet Royals won the toss and elected to field.
  • Attendance: 21,240

25 February
14:00
Scorecard
Barisal Burners
156/6 (20 overs)
v
Dhaka Gladiators
160/5 (18.2 overs)
Ahmed Shehzad 51 (39)
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan 2/22 (4 overs)
Imran Nazir 65 (40)
Kabir Ali 2/18 (3.2 overs)
Dhaka won by 5 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Jeremy Lloyds and Nadir Shah
Player of the match: Imran Nazir (Dhaka)
  • Dhaka Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

25 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Sylhet Royals
165/3 (20 overs)
v
Chittagong Kings
130/8 (20 overs)
Peter Trego 68* (53)
Dwayne Bravo 1/27 (4 overs)
Ziaur Rahman 40 (28)
Sohail Tanvir 3/18 (4 overs)
Sylhet won by 35 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Masudur Rahman and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Peter Trego (Sylhet)
  • Chittagong Kings won the toss and elected to field.

26 February
14:00
Scorecard
Khulna Royal Bengals
106 (19.5 overs)
v
Duronto Rajshahi
110/2 (14.1 overs)
Niall O'Brien 35 (39)
Mohammad Sami 3/16 (3.5 overs)
Marlon Samuels 50 (38)
Nazmul Hossain Milon 1/8 (1.1 overs)
Rajshahi won by 8 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Nadir Shah and Dave Orchard
Player of the match: Sean Ervine (Duronto)
  • Khulna Royal Bengals won the toss and elected to bat.

26 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Chittagong Kings
150/9 (20 overs)
v
Barisal Burners
151/5 (15 overs)
Jason Roy 42 (25)
Yasir Arafat 3/25 (4 overs)
Brad Hodge 67 (36)
Arafat Sunny 2/21 (4 overs)
Barisal won by 5 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Gazi Sohel and Jeremy Lloyds
Player of the match: Brad Hodge (Barisal)
  • Barisal Burners won the toss and chose to field.

27 February
14:00
Scorecard
Dhaka Gladiators
116 (18.2 overs)
v
Duronto Rajshahi
120/7 (19.3 overs)
Darren Stevens 28 (16)
Mohammad Sami 5/6 (3.2 overs)
Mushfiqur Rahim 40* (37)
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan 2/19 (4 overs)
Rajshahi won by 3 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Mahfuzur Rahman and Nadir Shah
Player of the match: Mohammad Sami (Duronto)
  • Dhaka Gladiators won the toss and elected to bat.

27 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Khulna Royal Bengals
186/2 (20 overs)
v
Sylhet Royals
117 (16 overs)
Dwayne Smith 103* (73)
Scott Styris 1/21 (4 overs)
Sohail Tanvir 26* (24)
Abdur Razzak 2/8 (2 overs)
Khulna won by 69 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Dave Orchard and Tanvir Ahmed
Player of the match: Dwayne Smith (Khulna)
  • Sylhet Royals won the toss and elected to field.

Knockout stage

The organisers of the tournament caused some controversy after the broadcasters awarded the final semifinal spot on air to the Barisal Burners based on their superior net run rate over the Chittagong Kings, both of which were tied on the same number of points with only one of the two to progress to the next round. The following day (27 February 2011) officials from the Bangladesh Premier League confirmed that Chittagong Kings would progress to the next round, in place of the Burners, due to a better head-to-head record. Later that day the officials retracted their initial decision and replaced the Kings with the Burners as the 4th placed team based on their superior net run rate.[10]

Semifinals Finals
           
1 Duronto Rajshahi 184/6
4 Barisal Burners 189/2
4 Barisal Burners 140/7
3 Dhaka Gladiators 144/2
3 Dhaka Gladiators 191/4
2 Khulna Royal Bengals 182/7

Semi-finals

28 February
14:00
Scorecard
Duronto Rajshahi
184/6 (20 overs)
v
Barisal Burners
189/2 (16 overs)
Sean Ervine 82 (61)
Yasir Arafat 3/30 (4 overs)
Ahmed Shehzad 113* (49)
Sabbir Rahman 1/9 (1 over)
Barisal won by 8 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Dave Orchard and Sharfuddoula
Player of the match: Ahmed Shehzad (Barisal)
  • Barisal Burners won the toss and elected to field.

28 February
18:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Dhaka Gladiators
191/4 (20 overs)
v
Khulna Royal Bengals
182/7 (20 overs)
Azhar Mahmood 65 (39)
Hammad Azam 1/29 (3 overs)
Shakib Al Hasan 86* (41)
Elias Sunny 3/29 (4 overs)
Dhaka won by 9 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Enamul Haque and Nadir Shah
Player of the match: Azhar Mahmood (Dhaka)
  • Dhaka Gladiators won the toss and elected to bat.

Final

29 February
18:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Barisal Burners
140/7 (20 overs)
v
Dhaka Gladiators
144/2 (15.4 overs)
Brad Hodge 70* (51)
Shahid Afridi 3/23 (4 overs)
Imran Nazir 75 (43)
Alauddin Babu 1/9 (2 overs)
Dhaka won by 8 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Umpires: Dave Orchard and Enamul Haque
Player of the match: Imran Nazir (Dhaka)
  • Dhaka Gladiators won the toss and elected to field.

Statistics

Highest team totals

The following table lists the five highest team scores during this season.

Team Total Opponent Ground
Dhaka Gladiators 208/5 (20 overs) Barisal Burners Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Chittagong Kings 206/4 (20 overs) Duronto Rajshahi Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Barisal Burners 192/3 (20 overs) Duronto Rajshahi Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium
Dhaka Gladiators 191/4 (20 overs) Khulna Royal Bengals Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium
Barisal Burners 189/2 (20 overs) Duronto Rajshahi Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium

Last Updated 21 January 2013.

Most runs

The top five highest run scorers (total runs) in the season are included in this table.

Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs Ball HS Avg S/R 100s 50s Duck 4s 6s
Pakistan Ahmed Shehzad Barisal Burners 12 12 02 468 312 113* 48.60 155.76 1 4 1 46 25
Pakistan Imran Nazir Dhaka Gladiators 11 11 02 390 250 75 43.33 156.00 0 4 0 38 18
Pakistan Kamran Akmal Sylhet Royals 10 10 01 356 247 82 39.55 144.12 0 5 1 43 16
Australia Brad Hodge Barisal Burners 12 11 03 346 263 70 43.25 131.55 0 3 2 30 18
West Indies Cricket Board Dwayne Smith Khulna Royal Bengals 11 11 03 346 252 103* 43.25 137.30 1 2 1 22 20

References

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  2. ^ "Chittagong priciest at $1.2m". The Daily Star. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Hot & cold opening". The Daily Star. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  4. ^ BPL T20: Game On for Tk 400 crore
  5. ^ Destiny becomes BPL’s title sponsor BPL Website. Retrieved 3 February 2012
  6. ^ Mashrafe reports spot-fixing approach ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 9 February 2012
  7. ^ http://sg.news.yahoo.com/pakistan-players-yet-receive-bangladesh-premier-league-payments-072717299.html
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  9. ^ Points Table | Bangladesh Premier League | ESPN Cricinfo
  10. ^ Bangladesh Premier League. "Barisal named as 4th semi-finalist". Retrieved 27 February 2012. 

External links

  • Bangladesh Premier League Website
  • Bangladesh Premier League News,Fans Site
  • BPLT20 2012 Fixtures
  • Bangladesh Premier League CricInfo minisite
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