Lanka Premier League 2023: Team, Schedule & Matches
Starting in 2020, teams from five cities in Sri Lanka will compete in the Lanka Premier Tournament. Sri Lanka Cricket established the league in 2018. Ravin Wickramaratne is the vice president of SLC. He was formally chosen to lead the competition in August 2020.
It is a popular cricket tournament in the country of Sri Lanka. There have been three seasons of the competition since its popularity. Jaffna Kings won the 2022 competition by defeating Colombo Stars in the finals. It was exciting to see both sides put their best foot forward. This post will go through the Lanka Premier League 2023 schedule, teams and more!
Sri Lanka T20 League: Kickstarting the Tournament
The Lanka Premier will begin on July 30th and will have its final match on Sunday, August 20. The afternoon games will begin at 3 PM IST. On the other hand, the evening games will be at 7:30 PM IST.
The event will feature 24 total matches. This includes two qualifiers, one eliminator, and a final in the Sri Lanka Super League live match. The Sri Lanka t20 League will include five teams in total in 2023. The format which is followed here is the round-robin format. This will then continue to the knockout rounds of the competition.
LPL 2023 Teams
Get ready because we are here to reveal the 5 teams in the 2023 edition of the Lanka Premier League.
1. Colombo Strikers
The Colombo Strikers is a top cricket team included in the Lanka Premier League. The headquarters of this franchise team is in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sagar Khanna owns the Colombo Strikers. The team’s home games are held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2. B-Love Kandy
B-Love Kandy is formerly known as Kandy Falcons in 2022. Earlier it was also known as Kandy Warriors in 2021 and Kandy Tuskers in 2020. This is another team in the Lanka Premier League 2023.
3. Galle Titans
Galle Titans was earlier known as Galle Gladiators. This is another Twenty20 cricket team that represents the city of Galle in the Southern Province.
4. Jaffna Kings
Jaffna Kings was commonly called as the Jaffna Stallions during its formation. It is a popular franchise cricket team. The team won the inaugural Lanka Premier League 2020 Championship on December 16, 2020. It is the current competition champion.
5. Dambulla Aura
Dambulla Aura is a Lanka Premier League team based in Dambulla, Sri Lanka. This is another team that enjoys a huge following in Sri Lanka.
LPL 2023 Schedule: Discover the Cricket Frenzy
Are you like us waiting for the huge reveal? Here is the detailed Lanka Premier schedule.
|30th July||7:30 PM||Colombo Strikers vs Jaffna Kings||Jaffna Kings won by 21 runs|
|31st July||3:00 PM||Dambulla Aura vs Galle Titans||Galle Titans won in super over|
|31st July||7:30 PM||B-Love Kandy vs Colombo Strikers||Colombo Strikers won by 27 runs|
|1st August||3:00 PM||Jaffna Kings vs Dambulla Aura||Dambulla Aura won by 8 wickets|
|1st August||7:30 PM||B-Love Kandy vs Galle Titans||Galle Titans won by 83 runs|
|4th August||3:00 PM||Dambulla Aura vs B-Love Kandy||B-Love Kandy won by 7 wickets|
|4th August||7:30 PM||Jaffna Kings vs Galle Titans||Jaffna Kings won by 8 wickets|
|5th August||3:00 PM||Dambulla Aura vs Colombo Strikers||Dambulla Aura won by 10 runs|
|5th August||7:30 PM||B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings||B-Love Kandy won by 8 wickets|
|7th August||3:00 PM||Galle Titans vs Colombo Strikers||Colombo Strikers won by 7 wickets|
|7th August||7:30 PM||Jaffna Kings vs Dambulla Aura||Dambulla Aura won by 9 runs|
|8th August||3:00 PM||Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy||B-Love Kandy won by 89 runs|
|8th August||7:30 PM||Jaffna Kings vs Colombo Strikers||Jaffna Kings won by 6 wickets|
|11th August||7:30 PM||Galle Titans vs Dambulla Aura||Dambulla Aura won by 7 wickets|
|12th August||3:00 PM||B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings||B-Love Kandy won by 8 runs|
|12th August||7:30 PM||Colombo Strikers vs Dambulla Aura||Dambulla Aura won by 50 runs|
|13th August||3:00 PM||Jaffna Kings vs Galle Titans||Galle Titans won by 7 wickets|
|13th August||7:30 PM||B-Love Kandy vs Colombo Strikers||Colombo Strikers won by 9 runs|
|14th August||7:30 PM||B-Love Kandy vs Dambulla Aura||Dambulla Aura won by 20 runs|
|15th August||7:30 PM||Colombo Strikers vs Galle Titans||Galle Titans won by 8 wickets|
|17th August||3:00 PM||Dambulla Aura vs Galle Titans||Dambulla Aura won by 6 wickets|
|17th August||7:30 PM||B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings||B-Love Kandy won by 61 runs|
|19th August||7:30 PM||Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy||–|
|20th August||7:30 PM||Dambulla Aura vs TBD||–|
LPL 2023 Teams: Full Players List
Below are the Sri Lanka t20 league players in detail. Find out which team your favourite player belongs to.
1. Colombo Strikers
Babar Azam, Jeffrey Vandersay, Matheesha Pathirana, Lahiru Udara, Naseem Shah, , Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwell, Wahab Riaz, Lakshan Sandakan, Nipun Dananjaya, Movin Suvasinghe, , Shashika Dulshan, Nuwanidhu Fernando, Iftikhar Ahmed, Lorcan Tucker, , Angelo Perera, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ramesh Mendis, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahan Wickramasinghe, A.K.K. Yashoda Lanka, Chamika Karunaratne
2. Galle Titans
Shakib Al Hasan, Akila Dananjaya, Dasun Shanaka, Kasun Rajitha, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Vishwa Fernando, Seekkuge Prasanna, Lahiru Kumara, Ashan Priyanjan, Mohamed Shiraz, Lahiru Samarakoon, Tim Seifert, , Sonal Dinusha, Shevon Daniel, Lasith Croospulle, Anuk Fernando, Sohan de Livera, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Mithun, Minod Bhanuka, Pasindu Sooriyabandara, Avishka Perera, Chad Bowes
3. Dambulla Aura
Alex Ross, Binura Fernando, Jehan Daniel, Matthew Wade, Kusal Mendis, Lungi Ngidi, Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Dushan Hemantha, Hayden Kerr, Kavidu Pathirana, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Noor Ahmad, Sachitha Jayathilake, , Pramod Madushan, Treveen Mathew, Ravindu Fernando, Shahnawaz Dahani, Lakshan Edirisinghe, Wanuja Sahan, Manelker de Silva, Praveen Jayawickrama, Janith Liyanage
4. B-Love Kandy
Wanidu Hasaranga, Mohammad Haris Fakhar Zaman, Angelo Mathews, Isuru Udana, Dinesh Chandimal, Asif Ali, Mohammad Hasnain, Ashen Bandara, Dushmantha Chameera, Sahan Arachchige, Navod Paranavithana, , Nuwan Pradeep, Chaturanga de Silva, Lahiru Madushanka, Aamer Jamal, Malsha Tharupathi, Thanuka Dabare, Lasith Abeyratne, Avishka Tharindu, Kamindu Mendis, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
5. Jaffna Kings
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Dunith Wellalage, Dilshan Madushanka, Charith Asalanka, Shoaib Malik,
Pathum Kumara, Asela Gunaratne, Asitha Fernando, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Theesan Vithushan, Asanka Manoj, Chris Lynn, Nishan Madushka, Hardus Viljoen, Nuwan Thushara, Maheesh Theekshana, Zaman Khan, Ashan Randika, Ratnarajah Thenurathan, David Miller, Thisara Perera
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1. When will the Lanka Premier League begin in 2023?
The 2023 Lanka Premier League is the tournament’s fourth edition. It will take place from July 30 through August 20.
2. How many matches are there in total in the LPL 2023 schedule?
The event will consist of 24 matches, including two qualifiers, one eliminator, and a final.
3. In India, where can I watch the Sri Lanka Premier League Live?
The Star Sports Network in India broadcasts live coverage of the Lanka Premier League. All games will also be livestreamed on Hotstar and SonyLIV.
4. What are your best bets for the Lanka Premier League?
We at N8 are rooting for the Colombo Strikers and the Jaffna Kings. Because of their balanced squads and a decent combination of local and international quality, we believe they are the two strongest contenders for the trophy.