3rd edition of Sri Lanka’s Lanka Premier League (LPL 2022) all Set To Commence On July 31

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced that the 3rd edition of Lanka Premier League (LPL 2022) will commence from July 31. The tournament will be completely played in Colombo and Hambantota with a total of 24 matches. The grand finale of the tournament will be played on August 21.

The 5-teams tournament is Sri Lanka’s topmost domestic T20 league with presence of international cricket stars. The teams participating in the tournament are – Kandy Warriors, Dambulla Giants, Colombo Stars, Galle Gladiators, and Jaffna Kings.

Lanka Premier League (LPL)
Lanka Premier League (LPL)

Lanka Premier League was founded by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in 2018 and the first edition of the tournament was played in 2020 after getting postponed several times. Jaffna Kings have won the first two editions of LPL in 2020 & 2021.

“We are extremely happy to announce the 3rd edition of the Lanka Premier League, which has started well its journey toward carving a place in the global T20 League competitions, as a formidable tournament,” said Shammi Silva, SLC President.

The registrations of International players for the Lanka Premier league 2022 (LPL 2022) players draft will commence shortly. There were concerns raised over this year’s tournament given the political unrest in Sri Lanka in recent weeks. However, with the recent Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka, SLC planned out the LPL 2022.

Lanka Premier League 2022 Schedule

The complete schedule for the Lanka Premier League 2022 is not yet announced. The initial games of the tournament will be played at Colombo while the latter part will be played at Hambantota.

However, here is the draft schedule for LPL 2022:

Match No.DateTeamsVenueTime (IST)
131/07/2022Galle Gladiators vs Jaffna KingsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
201/08/2022Dambulla Giants vs Kandy WarriorsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
302/08/2022Colombo Stars vs Galle GladiatorsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
403/08/2022Jaffna Kings vs Dambulla GiantsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
504/08/2022Kandy Warriors vs Galle GladiatorsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
605/08/2022Colombo Stars vs Dambulla GiantsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
706/08/2022Kandy Warriors vs Jaffna KingsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
807/08/2022Dambulla Giants vs Galle GladiatorsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
908/08/2022Jaffna Kings vs Colombo StarsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1009/08/2022Galle Gladiators vs Kandy WarriorsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1110/08/2022Colombo Stars vs Dambulla GiantsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1211/08/2022Jaffna Kings vs Kandy WarriorsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1312/08/2022Galle Gladiators vs Colombo StarsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1413/08/2022Galle Gladiators vs Dambulla GiantsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1514/08/2022Kandy Warriors vs Colombo StarsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1615/08/2022Dambulla Giants vs Jaffna KingsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1716/08/2022Colombo Stars vs Jaffna KingsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1817/08/2022Kandy Warriors vs Dambulla GiantsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
1918/08/2022Jaffna Kings vs Galle GladiatorsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo15:30
2018/08/2022Colombo Stars vs Kandy WarriorsR.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo19:30
2120/08/2022TBC vs TBC, EliminatorMahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota15:30
2220/08/2022TBC vs TBC, Qualifier 1Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota19:30
2321/08/2022TBC vs TBC, Qualifier 2Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota19:30
2423/08/2022TBC vs TBC, FinalMahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota19:30

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