Jaffna Kings
Jaffna Kings have fun after lifting the LPL trophy in 2021. (Picture Supply: Lanka Premier League)

The third version of the Lanka Premier League will start on August 1, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) introduced on July 12. The opening fixture of the competitors will see defending champions Jaffna Kings squaring up in opposition to final yr’s runner-up Galle Gladiators in Colombo.

The competitors will function 5 groups – Jaffna Kings, Galle Gladiators, Colombo Stars, Kandy Falcons, and Dambulla Giants, who will face off in 24 matches, out of which 20 might be carried out in league phases whereas the remaining 4 might be in knockout phases, together with the ultimate on August 21 on the Mahinda Rajapaksa Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Hambantota.

The 13-day-long event will function two video games every day within the group phases, with the day matches kicking off at 3.00 pm whereas the evening matches beginning at 7.30 pm. R. Premadasa Worldwide Cricket Stadium will host the primary 14 matches, and the groups will journey to the Mahinda Rajapaksa Worldwide Cricket Stadium for the remaining matches, together with the ultimate.

The event will function a complete of 353 gamers, amongst which 180 international and 173 Sri Lankan gamers will symbolize the groups within the event. Every crew’s roster will comprise of 20 gamers, consisting of 14 Sri Lankans and 6 worldwide cricketers.

LPL 2022 schedule

1st August 2022 Jaffna vs Galle Colombo vs Kandy RPICS

2nd August 2022 Dambulla vs Jaffna Galle vs Colombo RPICS

4th August 2022 Kandy vs Galle Jaffna vs Dambulla RPICS

fifth August 2022 Kandy vs Colombo Galle vs Dambulla RPICS

eighth August 2022 Colombo vs Dambulla Galle vs Jaffna RPICS

ninth August 2022 Kandy vs Dambulla Colombo vs Galle RPICS

tenth August 2022 Kandy vs Jaffna Dambulla vs Colombo RPICS

thirteenth August 2022 Galle vs Kandy Jaffna vs Colombo MRICS

14th August 2022 Dambulla vs Kandy Colombo vs Jaffna MRICS

fifteenth August 2022 Dambulla vs Galle Jaffna vs Kandy MRICS


seventeenth August 2022 Qualifier 1 (1 vs 2) Eliminator (3 vs 4) MRICS

nineteenth August 2022 Qualifier 2 (Loser QF 1 vs Winner of Eliminator) MRICS

twenty first August 2022  Remaining MRICS