Dhaka, Sept. 22 -- : The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has confirmed that its board of directors' elections will be held on October 6.

The announcement was made by the election commission and it came hours after BCB president Nazmul Hassan made it public knowledge that 171 councillors have registered to vote for 23 out of 25 directors in office, after three exemptions, reported ESPNcricinfo.

The National Sports Council, the government's overseer of all sporting federations in the country, will be selecting the other two directors.

As per ESPNcricinfo, the elections will go ahead in three categories: 71 councillors from the country's seven divisions and 64 districts will elect ten directors from among themselves.

58 councillors from the...