DHAKA: The 2017 edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will kick off as two matches will be played on Saturday.
Hosts Sylhet Sixers will take on Dhaka Dynamites while Rajshahi Kings will play and Rangpur Riders in the second match of the day.
Sylhet Sixers comprises of some of the best local and international cricketers namely Babar Azam, Usman Khan, Andre Fletcher and Upul Tharanga while Dhaka Dynamites – comprising of Shakib Al Hasan, Shahid Afridi, Kumar Sangakkara, Shane Watson and Evin Lewis in their side – will be looking to win their first match.
Rajshahi Kings will be raring to go with Mushfiqur Rahim, Lendl Simmons, Darren Sammy, Mohammad Sami, Usama Mir, Luke Wright and James Franklin in their side whereas Rangpur Riders – comprising of Mashrafe Mortaza, Chris Gayle, Brendon McCullum, Ravi Bopara, Thisara Parera, Kusal Parera, Samuel Badree, will also be looking to win their first match of tournament.
The match between Sixers and Dynamites will be played at 01.00 pm while the fixture between Kings and Riders is at 06.00 pm.