Bharat Veteran Premier League (BVPL) 2023 schedule, teams, auction players list, venue

Bharat Veteran Premier League (BVPL) 2023 schedule, teams, auction players list, venue

With the auction for the highly anticipated Bharat Veteran Premier League (BVPL) 2023 finally concluded, check out all the details of the tournament including full list of players, venue, teams, schedule

All of the teams will have a roster of 16 players, out of which 10 players are popular international cricketers like Chris Gayle, Sanath Jayasuria, and more.

Bharat Veteran Premier League (BVPL) 2023 schedule, teams, auction squad players list, venue

Ahead of the start of the competition, the organizers hosted a grand auction where Indian Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who is the president of BVIC, spoke.


Gadkari expressed his delight during the occasion and stated:

BVPL is more than just a cricket league; it’s a celebration of the enduring love for cricket and the skill of our veteran players. I’m thrilled to see the enthusiasm and talent this league brings forth. We’re proud to support this initiative and look forward to an extraordinary season ahead.”

Bharat Veteran Premier League 2023 auction

The grand auction of the upcoming competition took place at The Lalit Hotel in Mumbai on Sunday, October 1, 2023. The Board for Veteran Cricket in India (BVCI) sponsored the bidding ceremony while the IPCA (Indian Power Cricket Academy) organised the whole event. Notably, Telangana Tigers managed to sign former West Indies player Chris Gayle as their international icon. Meanwhile, Mumbai Champions secured Chris Morris as their international icon.

BVPL 2023 venue

The Bharat Veteran Premier League is all set to host veteran cricket players from across different countries in Dehradun, in December later this year.


BVPL 2023 teams

The upcoming competition will feature the following six teams in a T20I format:

  • VVIP Uttar Pradesh
  • Rajasthan Legends
  • Red Carpet Delhi
  • Chhattisgarh Warriors
  • Telangana Tigers
  • Mumbai Champions

Bharat Veteran Premier League (BVPL) 2023 players

As mentioned earlier, each of the six teams will feature a roster of 16 players. 10 of the players will be popular veteran international cricketers including:

  • Chris Gayle
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Michael Clarke
  • Christopher Mpofu
  • Thisara Perera
  • Phil Mustard
  • Owais Shah
  • Dilshan Munaweera
  • Shahriar Nafees
  • Robert Frylinck

Out of the 16 players in a team, 12 players will be regional players, two would be international superstars, while the other two will be Indian icons.

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