The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is the governing body to regulate and promote cricket in Bangladesh and recognized under the National Sports Council Act 1974. The BCB is also responsible for the operation and development of cricket including the maintenance of venues in Bangladesh.
The board was established in 1972 with the name, The Bangladesh Cricket Control Board, which was changed to the current name in 2007. Bangladesh is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Asian Cricket Council (ACC).
The board not only administers the game but also works for its coordination, development, spreading and publicizing it all over the country. The board also provides trainings and facilities. It also selects Bangladesh team for regional and international tournaments.
In addition, the board is also responsible for the welfare of the players, umpires, employees and their families.