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BPL Players Price List 2023 (BPL 2023 Auction Date) BPL draft 2023

Many cricket enthusiasts wonder about BPL players price list 2023. To clear different queries related to this topic, we have come here to bring a straightforward discussion through this article. BPL is always being the spotlight in the cricket world. Sports lovers are eagerly waiting for the upcoming 8th edition of BPL. The most awaited and postponed BPL 2023 will be started the next month.

The preparation will start before the starting date. In this regarding the mega auction ceremony will be held before the tournament. Indeed, all of you are very curious to know when the auction occasion will be arranged. Besides, what about the price list for domestic and foreign players this year? We will try to cover all the pieces of information in this post. Stay connected with us.

BPL Players Price List 2023

BPL players’ price list for the upcoming tournament will be declared by the official authority of the Bangladesh Cricket Board. BCB will fix the base price by categorizing the player to some grades. Native players will be divided into six categories, and the foreign players from different countries will be in 5 categories. To know more details, scroll down and continue reading.

Check also: BPL 2023 Schedule PDF

BPL 2023 Icon Players Price

Icon player is the status of some players chosen from all the teams who will participate in the upcoming BPL 2023. Here, you have taken in the Icon players list as presupposes. Our assumed players are the strongest players categorized in our cricket team’s A plus and A grades. Have a look through to the icon players list with their prices:

  • Sakib Al Hasan: 80Lac
  • TamimIqbal: 80Lac
  • Mushfiqur Rahim: 50Lac
  • MahmudullahRiyad: 80Lac
  • MustafizurRahman: 80Lac
  • Liton Das: 80Lac
  • Taskin Ahmed: 80Lac

BPL 2023 Foreign Players Price List

 The player’s draft of Bangabandhu BPL T20 includes about 181 local crickets, whereas 439 players are foreign cricketers. Among 439 players, 89 cricketers are from Pakistan, 95 are from England, and the rest of the 66 players are from other countries like West Indies, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Australia, Nepal, and New Zealand.

BPL 2023: Players Category and Salaries

Table: Salary range of BPL players under different categories

Player Category Base Salary (Taka)
A 80 lakh
B 50 lakh
C 30 lakh
D 20 lakh
E 15 lakh
F 10 lakh
G 5 lakh

This year player has been categorized into seven categories from ‘A’ to ‘G’. ‘A’ category players will get 80 lakh taka this season. The BPL 2023 salary for ‘B’ category players is 50 lakh taka. Remuneration in the ‘C’, ‘D’, ‘E’, ‘F’ and ‘G’ categories is 30, 20, 15, 10 and 5 lakhs respectively.

BPL 2023 Domestic Players Base Price

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has already divided the players into different categories who are going to play in the BPL tournament 2023. BCB has fixed the list of the players in about six categories. The categorized six grades are A+, A, B, C, D, and E. Based on these categories,and the base price will be fixed for the native players.

Bidding in the auction will carry out in the form of the base prices. There is no chance to buy the players under the fixed price. In short, buyers will have to pick the players from the auction draft as the BCB prices. The price list will be held before the BPL auction occasion.

Dhaka Dominators

Table: Player list of Dhaka Dominators in BPL 2023

Players from Direct Contract Taskin Ahmed, Chamika Karunaratne (Sri Lanka), Dilshan Munaweera (Sri Lanka)
Bangladeshi Players from Draft Mohammad Mithun, Soumya Sarkar, Shoriful Islam, Arafat Sunny, Nasir Hossain, Al Amin Hossain, Shan Masood, Ahmad Shahzad, Alok Kapali, Monir Hossain Khan, Ariful Haque, Salman Irshad, Muktar Ali, Mizanur Rahman, Delwar Hossain
Foreign Players from Draft Shan Masood, Ahmed Shehzad (Pakistan), Usman Ghani (Afghanistan), Salman Ershad.

Dhaka Dominators bought a total of 22 players and three of them were foreign players. Among these players Taskin, Chamika Karunaratne and Dilshan Munaweera were signed directly due to their recent performance Asia Cup and World Cup.

Chattogram Challengers

Table: Player list of Chattogram Challengers in BPL 2023

Players from Direct Contract Afif Hussain, Biswa Fernando (Sri Lanka), Ashan Priyanjan (Sri Lanka), Curtis Camper (Ireland).
Bangladeshi Players from Draft Mritunjoy Chowdhury, Shubhagat Hom Chowdhury, Mehdi Hasan Rana, Irfan Sukkur, Mehdi Maruf, Ziaur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Abu Zayed Rahi, Farhad Reza, Taufiq Khan Tushar
Foreign Players from Draft Max O’Dowd (Netherlands), Open Moon (India/USA)

Chattogram Challengers has arranged their team with 16 players and they kept five foreign players in tehir squad. Among all these players Afif Hussian is a star player for the team and it is expected that he will give his best for the team.

Comilla Victorians

Table: Player list of Comilla Victorians in 2023

Players from Direct Contract Mostafizur Rahman, Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan), Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan), Hasan Ali (Pakistan), Khushdil Shah (Pakistan), Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan), Abrar Ahmed (Pakistan).
Bangladeshi Players from Draft Liton Kumar Das, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Tanveer Islam, Imrul Kayes, Ashikuzzaman, Zaker Ali Anik, Saikat Ali, Abu Hyder Roni, Naeem Hasan, Mukidul Islam impressed.
Foreign Players from Draft Shaun Williams (Zimbabwe), Chadwick Walton (West Indies).

3 times BPL winner Comilla Victorians seem to spend a huge amount of money this season as they have bought most star players including Mohammad Rizwan, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Nabi, and Mostafizur Rahman. They have 19 players on their team with 7 foreign players.

Fortune Barishal

Table: Player list of Fortune Barishal in BPL 2023

Players from Direct Contract Shakib Al Hasan, Iftekhar Ahmed (Pakistan), Mohammad Wasim Jr (Pakistan), Ibrahim Zadran (Afghanistan), Karim Janat (Afghanistan), Omar Qadir (Pakistan), Rahkeem Cornwell (West Indies), Kesrick Williams (West Indies ), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan).
Bangladeshi Players from Draft Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Ibadat Hossain, Enamul Haque Vijay, Kamrul Islam Rabi, Fazle Mahmud Rabi, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Saif Hasan, Kazi Anik, Sanjamul Islam, Salman Hossain.
Foreign Players from Draft Haider Ali (Pakistan), Chaturanga de Silva (Sri Lanka).

Fortune Barishal has yet to win a BPL cup, but it seems in 2023 they have a strong wish to win it. From Shakib Al Hasan to Mahmudullah Riyad, they have made a team with a mix of experienced and young players consisting of 22 cricketers. Among them, 10 players are from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and West Indies.

Khulna Tigers

Table: Player list of Khulna Tigers in BPL 2023

Players from Direct Contract Tamim Iqbal, Abiska Fernando (Sri Lanka), Wahab Riaz (Pakistan), Naseem Shah (Pakistan), Azam Khan (Pakistan).
Bangladeshi Players from Draft Mohammad Saifuddin, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Nasum Ahmed, Nahidul Islam, Munim Shahriar, Sabbir Rahman, Shafiqul Islam, Pritam Kumar, Habibur Rahman Sohan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy.
Foreign Players from Draft Dasun Shanaka (Sri Lanka), Paul Mikrin (Sri Lanka).

Registered in 2012, previously known as Khulna Titans, the franchise is yet to win a tournament. This year they have created a team with 11 Bangladeshi players and 6 foreign players. Tamim Iqbal is the captain of the Khulna Tigers.

Sylhet Strikers

Table: Player list of Sylhet Strikers in BPL 2023

Players from Direct Contract Mashrafe bin Mortaza, Mohammad Amir (Pakistan), Mohammad Haris (Pakistan), Ryan Burl (Zimbabwe), Kamindu Mendis (Sri Lanka), Dhananjaya de Silva (Sri Lanka), Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka).
Bangladeshi Players from Draft Mushfiqur Rahim, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Rezaur Rahman Raja, Nabeel Samad, Tauhid Hriday, Rubel Hossain, Zakir Hasan, Nazmul Islam Apu, Akbar Ali, Mohammad Sharifullah, Tanjim Hasan Shakib.
Foreign Players from Draft Tom Moores, Gulbdin Naib

Founded in 2012, this franchise has changed its name 7 times in the last 10 years and will be known as Sylhet Strikers in the 2023 to 2025 season. They made 20 man squad keeping Mashrafe bin Mortaza as the captain. However, they have spent most of their money on foreign players.

Rangpur Riders

Table: Player list of Rangpur Riders in BPL 2023

Players from Direct Contract Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shoaib Malik (Pakistan), Pathum Nishanka (Sri Lanka), Haris Rauf (Pakistan), Mohammad Nawaz (Pakistan), Jeffrey Vandersee (Sri Lanka), Sikandar Raja (Zimbabwe).
Bangladeshi Players from Draft Sheikh Mehdi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, Naeem Sheikh, Rakibul Hasan, Shamim Patwari, Ripon Mondal, Roni Talukder, Parvez Hussain Imon, Rabiul Haque, Alauddin Babu.
Foreign Players from Draft Azmatullah Omurzai (Afghanistan), Aaron Jones (USA).

Won the 5th edition of BPL by defeating Dhaka Dynamites in the final, Rangpur Raiders emphasized spending for the top-level foreign player and middle-range Bangladeshi players. They have bought a total of 19 players including 7 foreign players.

BPL draft 2023

The BPL 2023 is set to play with 2 new teams in addition to the existing 7 teams. The addition of 2 new teams brings the much-awaited mega auction for this year’s BPL tournament.

The BPL mega Auction will allow the franchises to rebuild their team with an option by not changing their core players(If the team wish so).

A successful team like MI or CSK might not interested in changing their core players, for such cases BPL retention policy allows every team to retain a maximum of 4 players.

BPL Players Highest Price List

The auction ceremony has not been arranged yet. Thus it is tough to predict the highest price for the players of this BPL. It can be told based on the bidding claimed by the owners. But it can assume that this is the highest price reach up to 2 corers.

BPL 2023 Auction Date

As we all know, BPL of the 8th season will start from 20th January of 2023. This sequence will last upto one month, and the final match will be held on 20th February as scheduled. So, before starting the T20 tournament, the auction occasion will be held by the BCB. The exact auction date for BPL 2023 has not been revealed yet.

But it can assume that the grand auction ceremony will be arranged for the first week of January. The domestic and foreign players’ auction will be done on the day. But there will be some instruction regarding the player’s bidding. Like other BPL seasons, thrilling appearances will have also existed to the fans for this mega auction ceremony.

Local Players list as Category in Draft

‘A’ Grade (6), Price List 80 Lakh: Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Mashrafe Bin Murtaza, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mustafizur Rahman and Liton Das.

‘B’ Grade (35), Remuneration 50 Lakh: Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Nazmul Hossain Shant, Imrul Kayes, Muminul Haque, Taskin Ahmed, Naeem Sheikh, Sheikh Mehedi Hasan, Afif Hossain Dhrub, Nasum Ahmed , Shariful Islam, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Soumya Sarkar, and Mohammad Mithun.

Grade C (33), Remuneration 30 Lakh: Rubel Hossain, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Arafat Sunny, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Touhid Hridoy, Ziaur Rahman, Aminul Islam Biplob, Taizul Islam, Abu Zayed Chowdhury Rahi, Enamul Haque Vijay, Saif Hasan, Shubhagat Hom Chowdhury, Farhad Reza, Nahidul Islam, Irfan Shukkur, Fazle Mahmud Rabbi, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Mahidul Islam Drawing, Shamim Hossain Patwari, Roni Talukder, Ariful Haque, Nazmul Islam Apu, Sanjamul Islam, Naeem Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Shahidul Islam, Shamsur Rahman Shuvo, Zakir Hasan, Zaker Ali Anik, Tanvir Islam, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Parvez Hossain Emon, and Hasan Murad.

‘D’ Grade (45), Remuneration 20 Lakh: Alok Kapali, Abu Haider Rony, Mukidul Islam Mughdh, Nasir Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Zahurul Islam, Al-Amin Jr., Mehedi Hasan Rana, Saikat Ali, Rezaur Rahman Raja, Ebadat Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Sanjit Saha, Sohag Gazi, Junaid Siddiqui, Akbar Ali, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Mohammad Ashraful, Marshal Ayub, Mahmudul Hasan Limon, Abdul Majid, Nadif Chowdhury, Mizanur Rahman, Mohammad Sharifullah, Monir Hossain Khan, Mohammad Ilyas, Enamul Haque Jr., Muktar Ali, Alauddin Babu, Suhrawardy Shuvo, Mehedi Maruf, Naeem Islam, Rakibul Hasan Sr., Saqlain Sajib, Mohar Sheikh Antar, Sumon Khan, Rahatul Ferdous Javed, Rabiul Haque, Salman Hossain, Maishukur Rahman, Anisul Islam. Sadman Islam, Amit Hasan, Mrityunjay Chowdhury and Nabil Samad.

‘E’ Grade (35), Remuneration 15 Lakh: Nazmul Hossain Milon, Shubhashish Roy, Imtiaz Hossain Tanna, Asif Ahmed Ratul, Tasamul Haque, Farhad Hossain, Abhishek Mitra, Amit Majumder, Asadullah Al Ghalib, Jabid Hossain, Pinak Ghosh, Tanbir Haider, Asif Hasan, Delwar Hossain, Imran Uzzaman, Saqlain Sajib, Dhiman Ghosh, Kazi Anik, Iftekhar Sajjad Rony, Mohammad Hasanuzzaman, Taibur Rahman Parvez, Munim Shahriar, Pritam Kumar, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, Salauddin Shaqil, Salauddin Shakil, Noman Chowdhury, Shahbaz Chauhan, Shahin Alam, Sujan Hawlader, Shahnur Rahman, Fardin Hossain Annie, Rabiul Islam Robi and Rubel Mia.

‘F’ Grade (76), Remuneration 5 Lakh: Jayraj Sheikh, Shafiul Hayat Hridoy, Mehrab Hossain Joshi, Touhidul Islam Russell, Tawfiq Khan Tushar, Ryan Rafsan Rahman, Ali Ahmed Manik, Nahid Rana, Zainul Islam, Mamun Hossain, Moinul Islam, Mahmudul Haque Sentu, Naveen Islam, Golam Kabir Sohail, Kazi Kamrul Islam, Shakil Hossain, Nahid Hasan, Sakhawat Hossain, Tipu Sultan, Mohammad Nuruzzaman, Ahmed Abidul Haque, Mohammad Rakib, Mohammad Roni Hasan, Mahbubul Alam Anik, Al-Amin Raju, Mainul Sohail, Shamsul Islam Anil, Abdur Rahman, Abdur Rashid, Shahadat Hossain Rajib, Shanaz Ahmed, Nur Hossain Saddam, Abdul Halim, Ahmed Sadiqur Rahman, Russell Al Mamun, Habibur Rahman Johnny, Moinul Islam Sohel, Abu Sayem, Mohammad Jasim Uddin, Mohammad Asif, Imran Ali, Hossain Ali, Jubayer Hossain Likhan, Naeem Islam Jr., Bishwanath Haldar, Sajjadul Haque Ripon, Shenaz Ahmed, Enamul Haque Jr., Rafsan Al Mahmud, Masum Khan Tutul, Mohammad Swadhin, Zahid Javed, Shamsul Islam, Mohammad Azim, Asaduzzaman Payel, Sajjad Hossain Sabbir, Johnny Talukder, Mohammad Shakil Ahmed, Touh Tareq Khan, Rakib Ahmed, Sabbir Hossain, Minhazul Abedin Afridi, Manik Khan, Irfan Hossain, Ajmer Ahmed, Raihan Uddin, Nihad-uz-Zaman, Islamul Ahsan Abir, Alis Al Islam, Sayem Alam, Zahiduzzaman Khan, Moin Khan, Sahanur Rahman, Mohaiminul Khan Chowdhury, Jasimuddin and AKS Swadhin


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