Barisal Burners is the franchise that represents Barisal in the Bangladesh Premier League, which is a Twernty20 cricket tournament. The Icon Player of this team is Shahriar Nafees. Coached by Sarwar Imran, the team captain is Shahriar Nafees.
Founded in 2012, the team home ground is Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 30,000. This is also the largest cricket stadium in Bangladesh.
By 2012, the Bangladesh Cricket Board created the cricket match Bangladesh Premier League based on the Twenty20 form of the match. Six of the teams would be participating in the inaugural tournament, from 9th February 2012. The teams that represent six different cities of Bangladesh, including Barisal, were put up on auction in Dhaka. The team of Barisal Burners was bought by ALIF SSL Sports Holdings Ltd for a price of USD 1.01 million.