Bihar is all set to announce State Premier League soon. According to a report in a Hindi daily, several accomplished cricketers will join the Bihar Premier League.
The association’s president Rakesh Kumar Tiwari said that the league will be organised to encourage sportspersons from Bihar and provide them a big platform.
“The Bihar Cricket League will be conducted under the BCCI rules and regulations. It is empowered by the members of the Governing Council (7 members) constituted by the Bihar Cricket Association”, Tiwari added.
On September 25, 2020, the Governing Council was formed by the Bihar Cricket League. The league’s franchise partner is Elite Sports Bengaluru and is managed by Nishant Dayal.
The chairperson of the Council is Sona Singh and Om Prakash Tiwari.
According to Nishant Dayal, manager of franchise partner Elite Sports, franchise teams from the state will join the T20 Bihar Cricket League on the lines of IPL.
The teams are Patna Pilots, Ara Everjarus, Bhagalpur Bulls, Darbhanga Diamonds, and Gaya Gladiators. The league will be held in five locations: Ara, Gaya, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, and Patna.
The seven-day-long tournament will consist of 100 players and 13 matches. 10 league matches, two semi-finals, and one final.
The live match will be telecasted on a global sports channel. Each team will have a mentor who will be international-level cricketers.
These mentors include Venkatesh Prasad, Sanath Jayasuriya, Tilkarat, Dilshan, RP Singh, and Denny Reselan.