National Cricket League (Bangladesh)

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National Cricket League (Bangladesh)
Countries Bangladesh Bangladesh
Administrator Bangladesh Cricket Board
Format First Class
First tournament 2000–01
Last tournament 2013–14
Number of teams 8
2013–14 National Cricket League

The National Cricket League is the domestic first class cricket competition in Bangladesh.

The National Cricket League had in fact been inaugurated in the 1999–2000 season but was not then first-class. Bangladesh became the tenth Full Member of the ICC in 2000 and the league which had begun in 1999–2000 as a minor competition became first-class in the 2000–01 season.

There are eight teams in the league, each of which plays each other team twice over the course of the season, which runs from October to December.

National Cricket League teams[edit]

Team Home Ground Participation Titles
Barisal Division Barisal Divisional Stadium 1999-2000 - Present 0
Biman Bangladesh Airlines BKSP 2000-01 1
Chittagong Division Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium 1999-2000 - Present 1
Dhaka Division Dhanmondi Cricket Stadium 1999-2000 - Present 4
Dhaka Metropolis Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium 2000-01, 2011-12 - Present 0
Khulna Division Khulna Divisional Stadium 1999-2000 - Present 2
Rajshahi Division Rajshahi Divisional Stadium 1999-2000 - Present 4
Rangpur Division Shaheed Chandu Stadium 2011-12 - Present 0
Sylhet Division Sylhet Stadium 1999-2000 - Present 0

National Cricket League winners[edit]

(NB: 1999–2000 was not a first-class competition)

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Cricket team, sponsored by the Bangladeshi airline company featured for only one season in 2000–01 season, winning both of the domestic competitions on offer.

See also[edit]


  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack (annual)

External links[edit]