Thursday, February 9, 2012

Bangladesh Premier League 2012 (BPL) Opening Ceremony

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 opening ceremony will take place at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium (SBNS) in Mirpur on February 9 at 6pm in the evening. Channel 9 will broadcast the BPL T20 Opening Ceremony Live.

Indian and local silver screen stars and singers will perform in the opening ceremony of the inaugural season of BPL T20 tournament. President Zillur Rahman will inaugurate the first edition of the competition involving six franchises — Barisal Burners, Chittagong Kings, Dhaka Gladiators, Khulna Royal Bengals, DurontoRajshahi and Sylhet Royals.

The tournament proper will kick off on February 10 with Barisal Burners taking on Sylhet Royals at 2pm and Chittagong Kings locking horns with Duronto Rajshahi at 6.30pm.

“The duration of the opening ceremony will be nearly three hours and I hope everyone will enjoy it. The silver screen stars and singers from India and Bangladesh will perform in the show. There will also be a segment dedicated to the International Mother Language Day,” informed Gazi Ashraf Hossain, chairman of the BPL governing body, yesterday.

Channel9 will telecast BPL T20 Opening Ceremony & Matches Live

Bipasha Basu, Malaika Arora Khan, Ritu Parna Sengupta from India while Shamim Ara Nipa and Shibli Mohammad, Shakib Khan and Apu Bishwas from Bangladesh confirmed their participation in the opening extravaganza.

Indian singers Bappi Lahiri and Shaan also confirmed their participation along with Ayub Bacchu, Mila and popular band Miles from Bangladesh.

BPL opening ceremony tickets went on sale yesterday at the ten different branches of Dhaka Bank in Dhaka City only.

The opening ceremony will start from 6pm and will last for 3 hours till the cracking fireworks lit the Dhaka night sky.

Meanwhile, foreign cricketers and experts have already started to arrive in the capital as Michael Baven, Dean Jones, Sanath Jayasuriya, Robin Singh, Rana Naved-ul-Hasan arrived in the capital while South African Herschelle Gibbs, West Indian Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Pakistani Azhar Mahmood are expected to arrive today.

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