The third edition of Lanka Premiere League is back, 16 days long tournament will start on December 6th, 2022 and end on December 23rd,2022. As per the plan This year’s tournament was supposed to happen in August 2022 but due to the economic crisis that Sri Lanka faced, they had to postpone the game to December, the LPL fans were very heartbroken, but the long wait has now come to an end as the LPL 2022 matches start tomorrow.
The LPL T20 league 2022 will be hosted in three different venues (Hambantota, Pallekele and Colombo), within the 16 days long tournament 24 matches will be played and the teams competing in this tournament are Colombo Stars, Dambulla Giants, Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Kings and Kandy Warriors. Jaffna Kings are the title holders of the 1st edition of 2020 and the 2nd edition of 2021 of the LPL T20 league. The first match which is scheduled for tomorrow will happen in Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota between Jaffna Kings and Galle Gladiators.
The final match of the LPL T20 League 2022 is scheduled for December 23rd, 2022. The winners of the Qualifier 1 and Qualifier 2 will go on further to the final match and the LPL T20 2022 league will be live-streamed in the SonyLIV app. It will also be broadcasted on Sony Sports Network in India for the viewers to enjoy the match from their own comfort.
Squads of the LPL T20 League 2022:
Colombo Stars: Angelo Mathews (captain), Charith Asalanka, Chamod Battage, Ravi Bopara, Dinesh Chandimal (wicketkeeper), Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Dominic Drakes, Nishan Madushka, Benny Howell, Ishan Jayaratne, Karim Janat, Kevin Koththigoda, Chathuranga Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Muditha Lakshan, Lakshitha Manasinghe, Naveen-ul-Haq, Navod Paranavithana, Seekkuge Prasanna, Kasun Rajitha, Romario Shepherd, Jeffrey Vandersay.
Dambulla Giants: Dasun Shanaka (captain), Tom Abell, Jordan Cox (wicketkeeper), Lasith Croospulle, Shevon Daniel, Chathuranga de Silva, Ravindu Fernando, Haider Ali, Dushan Hemantha, Sachitha Jayatilake, Lahiru Kumara, Lahiru Madushanka, Ramesh Mendis, Noor Ahmad, Kalana Perera, Pramod Madushan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Tharindu Ratnayake, Sikandar Raza, Dilum Sudeera, Paul van Meekeren, Chamindu Wickramasinghe.
Galle Gladiators: Kusal Mendis (captain), Anwar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Sammu Ashan, Azam Khan (wicketkeeper), Sachindu Colombage, Nuwan Pradeep, Nuwanidu Fernando, Lakshan Gamage, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Tharindu Kaushal, Nipun Malinga, Mohammad Hasnain, Kusal Perera (wicketkeeper), Lakshan Sandakan, Movin Subasingha, Pulina Tharanga, Nuwan Thushara, Nimesh Vimukthi.
Jaffna Kings: Thisara Perera (captain), Dhananjaya de Silva, Theivendiram Dinoshan, Binura Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Avishka Fernando, James Fuller, Praveen Jayawickrama, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Suminda Lakshan, James Neesham, Dilshan Madushanka, Nipun Dhananjaya, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ashan Randika, Sadeera Samarawickrama (wicketkeeper), Shoaib Malik, Maheesh Theekshana, Theesan Vithushan, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Waqar Salamkheil, Dunith Wellalage.
Kandy Warriors: Wanindu Hasaranga (captain), Lasith Abeyratne (wicketkeeper), Ahmed Daniyal, Fabian Allen, Ashen Bandara, Kavin Bandara, Minod Bhanuka, Carlos Brathwaite, Ashian Daniel, Andre Fletcher, Chamika Karunaratne, Janith Liyanage, Kamindu Mendis, Najibullah Zadran, Pathum Nissanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Avishka Perera, Ashan Priyanjan, Malinda Pushpakumara, Oshane Thomas, Isuru Udana, Chamindu Wijesinghe.