The third season of the Lanka Premier League is almost upon us. With the auction for the player draft done, the schedule was yet to be released. The Sri Lanka Cricket Board has today announced the schedule for the Lanka Premier League. The tournament will host a total of 24 games among the five teams. 20 of those will be first-round games and the rest four would be final-round games. The third season of the Lanka Premier League is going to be played on 1st August 2022 in RPICS.
Trophy holders Jaffna Kings will clash with Galle Gladiators in the curtain-raiser of this season’s Lanka Premier League. Colombo Stars and Kandy Falcons will also play their first games on 1st August. The first 10 days of LPL 2022 will see two games each. The first 14 matches are to be played at RPICS and the rest of the 10 matches will be held at MRICS. The final round of this edition will start on 17th August 2022, With Qualifier 1 and Eliminator to be played on the same day.
19th August 2022 will see Qualifier 2 where the winner of the Eliminator will meet the Loser of Qualifier 1. The final of the Lanka Premier League will be held on 21st August 2022 at the MRICS stadium in Hambantota.
The two daily matches will be classified as Day matches and Night matches. The Day matches will start from 3 PM IST whereas the Night matches will begin from 7:30 PM. The five teams which are playing in the Lanka Premier League 2022 are Jaffna Kings, Galle Gladiators, Colombo Stars, Kandy Falcons and Dambulla Giants.
A typical Lanka Premier League Squad consists of 20 players of which 14 are Sri Lankan and six from overseas. Additionally, a team has also retained six of their players from last year, consisting of four Sri Lankan and two oversea players. The player draft also allowed franchisees to Direct-sign two Sri Lankan and two overseas players before the auction of the Players Draft.
Lanka Premier League 2022 Schedule:
|1st August 2022||Jaffna||Galle||Colombo||Kandy||RPICS|
|2nd August 2022||Dambulla||Jaffna||Galle||Colombo||RPICS|
|4th August 2022||Kandy||Galle||Jaffna||Dambulla||RPICS|
|5th August 2022||Kandy||Colombo||Galle||Dambulla||RPICS|
|8th August 2022||Colombo||Dambulla||Galle||Jaffna||RPICS|
|9th August 2022||Kandy||Dambulla||Colombo||Galle||RPICS|
|10th August 2022||Kandy||Jaffna||Dambulla||Colombo||RPICS|
|13th August 2022||Galle||Kandy||Jaffna||Colombo||MRICS|
|14th August 2022||Dambulla||Kandy||Colombo||Jaffna||MRICS|
|15th August 2022||Dambulla||Galle||Jaffna||Kandy||MRICS|
|17th August 2022||Qualifier 1
( 1 vs 2)
( 3 vs 4)
|19th August 2022||Qualifier 2
(Loser QFI vs Winner of Eliminator)
|21st August 2022||Final||MRICS|