Bangladesh Cricket Board

The Bangladesh Cricket board (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ ক্রিকেট বোর্ড, also known as BCB, is the governing body of cricket in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Cricket Board first became an associate member of the International Cricket Council in 1977[2] and on 26 June 2000 became a Full Member.[3] The board has its headquarter at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.[4]

Bangladesh Cricket Board
Bangladesh Cricket Board Logo.svg
SportCricket
AbbreviationBCB
Founded1972 (1972)
AffiliationInternational Cricket Council
Affiliation date26 June 2000, Full Member
Regional affiliationAsian Cricket Council
Affiliation date19 September 1983, Full Member
HeadquartersMirpur, Dhaka
PresidentNazmul Hasan Papon , MP
CEONizam Uddin Chowdhury
Vice president(s)A J M Nasir Uddin
Men's coachSouth Africa Russell Domingo
Women's coachEngland []
Operating income900 crore (US$110 million) (2020-21)[1]
SponsorDaraz, Hungry Naki, Aamra Network, Pan Pacific,Walton
Official website
tigercricket.com.bd
Bangladesh

HistoryEdit

The Bangladesh Cricket Board was founded in 1972 as the Bangladesh Cricket Control Board.[5] Its first constitution was drafted in 1976.[6] The board changed its name, dropping "control" from its title, in January 2007.[7] The board also controls the team's sponsorship. Since 2003 telecommunications company Grameenphone has sponsored the men and women's national teams. Between 2007 and 2011 they invested 151.5 million (US$1.8 million) in developing sport in the country.[8] In 2006 the Board established an academy to encourage the development of young and inexperienced players.[9] The Board issues central contracts to the national players and issuing match fees. I.[10]

TeamsEdit

Financial activitiesEdit

According to BCB Activity report 2017–20, the board has earned around US$29 million from team sponsors, media and other rights for the mentioned period (2017–20), while they earned around US$33 million during the period of 2010–16.[12] In 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM), BCB reported the revenue budget of 265.5 crore (US$31 million) and an expenditure budget of 260.6 crore (US$31 million) for the year of 2021–22.[13]

Board membersEdit

Designation Member
President Nazmul Hasan Papon
CEO Nizam Uddin Choudhury
Board of Directors Naimur Rahman Durjoy, Syed Asfakul Islam, Shafiul Alan Chowdhury Nadel, Akram Khan , A J M Nasir Uddin, Kazi Inam Ahmed, Sheikh Sohel, Alamgir Khan, Saiful Alam Swapon Chowdhury, Advocate Anwarul Islam, Ahmed Sajjadul Alam, Gazi Gholam Murtoza, Mohmmad Hanif Bhuiya, Ismail Haider Mallick, Mohammed Jalal Younus, Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan, Mahbubul Anam, Manzur Kader, Nazib Ahmed, Showkat Aziz Russell, Tanjil Chowdhury, Khaled Mahmud Sujon, Md. Enayet Husain Siraj
Team Selectors Habibul Bashar, Minhajul Abedin, Abdur Razzak[14]

PresidentsEdit

The president of the BCB is appointed by the government of Bangladesh.

This is presenting a list of all Presidents of Bangladesh Cricket Board:[15][16]

# Name Term Began Term Ended
1st Professor Mohammad Yousuf Ali 15 January 1972 14 August 1976
2nd S. S. Huda 14 August 1976 28 September 1981
3rd Commodore Mujibur Rahman 28 September 1981 30 January 1983
4th K. Z. Islam 30 January 1983 18 February 1987
5th Anisul Islam Mahmud 18 February 1987 27 December 1990
6th Kazi Bahauddin Ahmed 27 December 1990 1 September 1991
7th Abu Saleh Mohammad Mustafizur Rahman 1 September 1991 4 July 1996
8th Saber Hossain Chowdhury 4 July 1996 19 August 2001
9th M Akmal Hossain 19 August 2001 26 November 2001
10th Ali Asgar Lobi 26 November 2001 14 November 2006
11th Abdul Aziz 14 November 2006 29 July 2007
12th Lieutenant General Sina Ibn Jamali 29 July 2007 23 September 2009
13th A.H.M. Mustafa Kamal, MP 23 September 2009 17 October 2012
14th Nazmul Hasan Papon, MP 17 October 2012 Present

Domestic competitionsEdit

BCB or its subsidiaries organises following domestic cricket tournaments.

Regular competitionsEdit

Occasional competitionsEdit

Domestic teamsEdit

First-class teamsEdit

The Bangladesh Cricket Board or its subsidiaries involves the following domestic teams in first-class cricket:

Team Home Ground Participation Titles Reference
Divisional (National Cricket League)
Barisal Division Barisal Divisional Stadium since 1999–2000 0 [18]
Chittagong Division Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium since 1999–2000 1 [19]
Dhaka Division Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium since 1999–2000 5 [20]
Dhaka Metropolis Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium 2000-01 and since 2011–12 0 [21]
Khulna Division Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium since 1999–2000 7 [22]
Rajshahi Division Rajshahi Divisional Stadium since 1999–2000 6 [23]
Rangpur Division Rangpur Cricket Garden since 2011–12 1 [24]
Sylhet Division Sylhet International Cricket Stadium since 1999–2000 0 [25]
Zones (Bangladesh Cricket League)
Central Zone Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium,
Dhanmondi Cricket Stadium
since 2012–13 2
South Zone Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium,
Barisal Divisional Stadium
since 2012–13 5
East Zone Sylhet International Cricket Stadium,
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium
since 2012–13 0
North Zone Rajshahi Divisional Stadium,
Rangpur Cricket Garden
since 2012–13 1

List A teamsEdit

The Bangladesh Cricket Board or its subsidiaries involves the following domestic teams in List A cricket:

Twenty20 teamsEdit

The Bangladesh Cricket Board or its subsidiaries involves the following T20 franchise teams in the Bangladesh Premier League:

Teams Span Champion(s) Appearances Reference
Dhaka Platoon 2012 – present 3 (2012, 2013, 2016) 7 [26]
Cumilla Warriors 2015 – present 2 (2015, 2019) 5
Rajshahi Royals 2012 – present 1 (2019–20) 6
Rangpur Rangers 2013 – present 1 (2017) 6
Barisal Bulls 2012 – 2016 0 4
Chattogram Challengers 2012 – present 0 7
Khulna Tigers 2012 – present 0 6
Sylhet Thunder 2012 – present 0 6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nazmul: BCB has FDR worth Tk 900 crore". Dhaka Tribune. 4 September 2021. Retrieved 9 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Cricket Board". ICC. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh Cricket Board". tigercricket.com.bd.
  4. ^ "Bangladesh Cricket Board". ICC. Retrieved 30 January 2021.
  5. ^ "About BCB". Bangladesh Cricket Board. Archived from the original on 11 March 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Bangladesh cricket at the crossroad". The Independent. 12 November 2010. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Board's name amended by government notification". ESPNcricinfo. 13 January 2007. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ "GP Official Sponsors of Bangladesh National Men's & Women's Cricket Teams". Grameenphone. 17 December 2009. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ^ "Bangladesh to set up academy". 4 April 2006. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ "BCB announce 'perform and earn more' payroll". ESPNcricinfo. 20 October 2005. Retrieved 22 September 2011.
  11. ^ "BCB plans to launch 'Bangla Tigers' programme during AFG series". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 19 January 2022.
  12. ^ "BCB Activity Report 2017-20" (PDF). Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 31 August 2021.
  13. ^ "BCB Budget of 2021-22" (PDF). BCB. Retrieved 31 August 2021.
  14. ^ "Abdur Razzak to join Bangladesh Cricket Board national selection panel". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 23 February 2021.
  15. ^ "Former Presidents". tigercricket.com.bd. Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  16. ^ "President". tigercricket.com.bd. Bangladesh Cricket Board. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  17. ^ "BCB takes first step to conduct Bangabandhu T20 Cup". CricBuzz. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  18. ^ "Barisal Division cricket team". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  19. ^ "Chittagong Division cricket team". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  20. ^ "Dhaka Division cricket team". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  21. ^ "Dhaka Metropolis cricket team". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  22. ^ "Khulna Division cricket team". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  23. ^ "Rajshahi Division cricket team". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  24. ^ "Rangpur Division cricket team". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  25. ^ "Sylhet Division Cricket Team, Sylhet Div team and players, captain, fixtures, schedules, Scores". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  26. ^ "Dhaka Dynamites || Official Website". dhakadynamites.com. Retrieved 1 May 2021.

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