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|League||Bangladesh Premier League|
|Owner||Sylhet Sports Limited|
|City||Sylhet, Sylhet Division, Bangladesh|
|Founded||2012 (as Sylhet Royals); 2015 (as Sylhet Super Stars)|
|Home ground||Sylhet International Stadium, Sylhet|
|Bangladesh Premier League wins||0|
The Sylhet Sixers (Bengali: সিলেট সিক্সার্স, Sylheti-ꠍꠤꠟꠦ꠆ꠑ ꠍꠤꠇꠍꠣꠞꠡ) are a professional cricket franchise team based in Sylhet, Bangladesh. The team competes in the Bangladesh Premier League. The franchise has been made to replace then Sylhet Super Stars, which was banned by the BPL Governing Council for not maintaining disciplinary conduct. It is set to debut in the 2017–18 Bangladesh Premier League.
The Sixers will play their home games at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. As of now it is owned by Sylhet Sports Limited in care of Bangladesh's finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith. His son Shahed Muhith is the chairman of team while former national team selector Faruk Ahmed is also part of the team management positioned at the team director role. Nasir Hossain and Jafrul Ehsan will lead and coach the team respectively.
The team has been created in order to once again have a Sylhet-based team in the Bangladesh Premier League. Bangladesh’s finance minister AMA Muhith decided to step in and establish the Sylhet franchise as his hometown is in Sylhet.
Alok Kapali was the icon player for Sylhet Royals. The team was led by Englishman Peter Trego. The team bought talented players such as batsmen Imrul Kayes, Scott Styris, Kamran Akmal and more. They had brilliant bowlers of the likes of Sohail Tanvir, Brad Hogg, Rubel Hossain including some others. The most expensive player, Sohail Tanvir was bought for $100,000. Australian Stuart Law was made the coach.
Even with this strong squad, they could qualify for the semis as the finished last in the league stage with gaining only 2 victories in the 10 matches the team played.
They team signed Mushfiqur Rahim, Sohag Gazi, Paul Stirling, Hamilton Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura, Dirk Nannes, Mominul Haque and more from the auction. Locally experienced Mohammad Salahuddin was made the coach.
Thanks to this decent team, they qualified for the playoffs but couldn't reach the final.
The team had a rebranding and was known as Sylhet Superstars which was owned by Alif Group, the previous owner of now-defunct Barisal Burners. Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi, English all-rounder Ravi Bopara, Bangladeshi seamer and Rubel Hossain, experienced spinner Abdur Razzak and icon/captain Mushfiqur Rahim were the few star players on the team.
Locally experienced Sarwar Imran was made the head coach of the team.
They team lost to the Chittagong Vikings and Barisal Bulls early on and went on to lose many more as they finished 5th out of the 6 participating teams, managing only 3 wins thus did not qualify for the playoffs.
The team returns in BPL 5 as Sylhet Sixers. The team is bought by Sylhet Sports Ltd. in care of Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith. The current icon player is Sabbir Rahman. Foreign players include Krishmar Santokie, Babar Azam, Liam Plunkett and more. The team signed all-rounder Nasir Hossain, wicket-keeper Nurul Hasan and orthodox spinner and Taijul Islam pre-draft
In the draft, pacer Abul Hasan was their first pick. Their first foreign pick was Lankan all-rounder Chaturanga de Silva. Their surprise picks were little-known inexperienced Pakistani pacer Ghulam Mudassar, averaging more than 40 with the ball and picking up a solitary wicket in the 2 matches.
The team started their campaign with 4 wins in a row on their home turf. Andre Fletcher and Upul Tharanga turned out to be destructive at the top. Skipper Nasir Hossain bowled well so did Liam Plunkett. After Upul’s contract came to an end and Liam suffered and injury, the team starter to fall apart. In the end, the team finished 5th of 7 teams hence they were disqualified.
Players with international caps are listed in bold
|Name||Nationality||Birth Date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|Upul Tharanga||2 February 1985||Left-hand bat||None||Overseas|
|Imtiaz Hossain||24 February 1985||Right-hand bat||Right-arm offbreak|
|Sabbir Rahman||22 November 1991||Right-hand bat||Legbreak||Icon Player|
|Babar Azam||15 October 1994||Right-hand bat||Right-arm offbreak||Overseas|
|Chaturanga de Silva||17 January 1990||Left-hand bat||Slow left-arm orthodox||Overseas|
|Ross Whiteley||13 September 1989||Left-hand bat||Left-arm medium||Overseas|
|Andre McCarthy||8 June 1987||Right-hand bat||Right-arm medium-fast||Overseas|
|Nasir Hossain (C)||30 November 1991||Right-hand bat||Right arm off-break||Captain|
|Shuvagata Hom||11 November 1986||Right-hand bat||right-arm offbreak|
|Abul Hasan||5 August 1992||Left-hand bat||left-arm medium-fast|
|Danushka Gunathilaka||17 March 1991||Left-hand bat||Right-arm offbreak||Overseas, Occasional Opener|
|Tim Bresnan||28 February 1985||Right-hand bat||Right-arm medium-fast||Overseas|
|Wanidu Hasaranga||21 July 1997||Right-hand bat||Legbreak||Overseas|
|Sohail Tanvir||12 December 1984||Left-hand bat||Left-arm medium-fast||Overseas|
|Nurul Hasan||21 November 1993||Right-hand bat||N/A|
|Andre Fletcher||27 November 1987||Right-hand bat||Right-arm medium-fast/Legbreak||Overseas, Opener|
|Mohammad Rizwan||1 June 1992||Right-hand bat||N/A||Overseas, Opener|
|Liam Plunkett||6 April 1985||Right-hand bat||Right-arm fast||Overseas|
|Kamrul Islam Rabbi||10 December 1991||Right-hand bat||right-arm medium-fast|
|Mohammad Sharif||12 December 1983||Right-hand bat||Left-arm medium-fast|
|Krishmar Santokie||6 April 1985||Left-hand bat||Left-arm fast||Overseas|
|Ghulam Mudassar||20 October 1999||Right-hand bat||Left-arm medium-fast||Overseas|
|Taijul Islam||7 February 1992||Left-hand bat||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Nabil Samad||9 October 1986||Left-hand bat||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Sharifullah||30 July 1986||Right-hand bat||Right-arm offbreak|
Administration and support staff
- Head Coach- Waqar Younis
- Team Director- Faruk Ahmed 
- Asst. Coach- Jafrul Ehsan
- Owner- Sylhet Sports Ltd. (Abul Maal Abdul Muhith)
- Chairman- Shahed Muhith
- Vice Chairman- Farzana Chowdhury
- Managing Director- Maashed Abdullah
- CEO- Yasir Obaid 
- Coordinator- Shafiul Alam Chowdhury (Nadel) 
- Communication Director- Mantasha Ahmed
- Media Manager- Tamzidul Islam
Former head coaches
- "Sylhet returns to BPL". The Daily Star. 11 September 2017.
- Khan, Minhaz Uddin (4 September 2017). "Sylhet rope in Nasir, Nurul and Taijul for BPL 5". Dhaka Tribune.
- "Sylhet Royals set to return under new ownership". The Independent. Dhaka. 21 May 2017.