Karachi: The Sri Lanka Premier League’s T20 tournament will begin on December 6 in Hambantota. The opening match between defending champions Jaffna and Galle will be played at 3pm.
The first round of the tournament will consist of 20 matches to be played in Hambantota, followed by matches in Kandy and Colombo. RPICS final round matches will also be played in Colombo.
The final match of the league will be held on 23rd December at RPICS, Colombo while the first qualifying and elimination match will be held on 21st December.
There is no break for teams and players in the knockout round as the second qualifier will take place on December 22.
The Sri Lankan Premier League is the biggest domestic tournament in Sri Lanka which will consist of 24 matches with an international feature featuring the best domestic and international cricketers.
Apart from Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik, Ewen Lewis, Carlos Braithwaite, Jeanmaine Mullan, Dwayne Pretorius, Darcy Short and other players in the tournament.