http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=264826The competition, which will be contested by 10 teams and played in five venues, will be conducted with an aim to build a formidable Under-19 team for the upcoming World Cup in 2013. The players, after an age verification programme, participated in a 50-over divisional competition. Players selected from the competition were then hardened through a skill camp, following which the divisional teams were formed.
The ten teams have been divided into two groups. Dhaka South, Khulna, Rangpur, Dhaka Metro and Chittagong have been placed in group A while Group B is made up of Dhaka North, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Barisal and BKSP.
Foreign players including Yuvraj, Dilshan, Jeevan Mendis, Chigumbura among many others will participate in the league.Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League 2012-13 starts September 10
The Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League 2012-13 will commence September 10, the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis (CCDM) decided today.
CCDM Chairman Jalal Yunus said: “We are in the final stages of preparing the itinerary. The complete schedule will be circulated to the clubs soon. The teams had requested us to give them some time for coordination and training and all things considered we felt that September 10 should be an ideal date to start the League.”
The Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, a 12-team one day competition under the jurisdiction of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), is the main limited overs event in the domestic calendar. The BCB has decided that from this season onwards the League’s matches will have List A status.