B-Love Kandy are LPL 2023 champions
SLC unveil new Lanka T10 tournament scheduled for December 2023
The LPL T20 2023 will be the 5th edition of the Lanka Premier League. The tournament is set to begin from July 31st to August 22nd 2023. Jaffna Kings won the last season, defeating Colombo Stars by two wickets. Colombo Stars posted 163/5 in 20 overs, while Jaffna Kings reached the target in 19.2 overs.
The 2023 Lanka Premier League will feature 5 teams: Colombo Strikers, Dambulla Aura, Galle Titans, Jafna Kings and B-Love Kandy. They will compete against each other twice in the round-robin phase. The leading four teams will then progress to the playoff stage. The league will feature notable players including Babar Azam, Fakar Zaman, Mathew Wade, Tabraiz Shamsi, Shakib Al Hasan and David Miller among others.
The LPL tickets are available on BookMyShow. Sri Lanka LPL cricket schedule, match timings, venue, team squads players list, live broadcast, streaming & telecast channel details are placed below.
LPL 2023 Schedule
The LPL 2023 tournament hosted by Sri Lanka Cricket, will involve five teams playing across three international venues.
|LPL Schedule||LPL Time Table||Venue|
|Jaffna Kings vs Colombo Strikers||Sunday, July 30||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Galle Titans vs Dambulla Aura||Monday, July 31||3.00 pm||Colombo|
|B-Love Kandy vs Colombo Strikers||Monday, July 31||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Dambulla Aura vs Jaffna Kings||Tuesday, August 01||3.00 pm||Colombo|
|Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy||Tuesday, August 01||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Colombo Strikers vs Galle Titans||Friday, August 04||3.00 pm||Kandy|
|Dambulla Aura vs Jaffna Kings||Friday, August 04||7.30 pm||Kandy|
|Galle Titans vs B-Love Kandy||Saturday, August 05||3.00 pm||Kandy|
|Jaffna Kings vs Colombo Strikers||Saturday, August 05||7.30 pm||Kandy|
|B-Love Kandy vs Dambulla Aura||Monday, August 07||3.00 pm||Kandy|
|Galle Titans vs Jaffna Kings||Monday, August 07||7.30 pm||Kandy|
|Colombo Strikers vs Dambulla Aura||Tuesday, August 08||3.00 pm||Kandy|
|B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings||Tuesday, August 08||7.30 pm||Kandy|
|Dambulla Aura vs Galle Titans||Friday, August 11||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Jaffna Kings vs B-Love Kandy||Saturday, August 12||3.00 pm||Colombo|
|Dambulla Aura vs Colombo Strikers||Saturday, August 12||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Jaffna Kings vs Galle Titans||Sunday, August 13||3.00 pm||Colombo|
|Colombo Strikers vs B-Love Kandy||Sunday, August 13||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|B-Love Kandy vs Dambulla Aura||Monday, August 14||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Colombo Strikers vs Galle Titans||Tuesday, August 15||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Galle Titans vs Dambulla Aura, Qualifier 1||Thursday, August 17||3.30 pm||Colombo|
|B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings, Eliminator||Thursday, August 17||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|B-Love Kandy vs Galle Titans, Qualifier 2||Saturday, August 19||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Dambulla Aura vs B-Love Kandy, Final||Sunday, August 20||7.30 pm||Colombo|
|Reserve Day||Monday, August 21||7.30 pm||Colombo|
Lanka Premier League Teams Squad 2023
Each team is allowed to include a maximum of 6 international players. The latest LPL 2023 squad players list for all 5 teams is placed below.
Colombo Strikers: Babar Azam, Naseem Shah, Chamika Karunarathne, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Wahab Riaz, Lakshan Sandakan, Nipun Dhananjaya, Movin Subasingha, Lahiru Udara, Eshan Malinga, Shashika Dulshan, Nuwanidu Fernando, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam Ul Haq, Jeffrey Vandersay, Angelo Perera, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Kavishka Anjula, Ramesh Mendis, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahan Wickramasinghe.
Dambulla Aura: Matthew Wade, Kusal Mendis, Lungi Ngidi, Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Hayden Kerr, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Binura Fernando, Noor Ahmad, Sachitha Jayathilake, Janith Liyanage, Dushan Hemantha, Pramod Madushan, Shahnawaz Dahani, Lakshan Edirisinghe, Jehan Daniel, Wanuja Sahan, Kavidu Pathirana, Ravindu Fernando, Alex Ross, Treveen Mathew, Manelker de Silva, Praveen Jayawickrama.
Galle Titans: Shakib Al Hasan, Dasun Shanaka, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Seekuge Prasanna, Lahiru Kumara, Lasith Croospulle, Sohan de Livera, Ashan Priyanjan, Ben Cutting, Mohammad Mithun, Minod Bhanuka, Pasindu Sooriyabandara, Shevon Daniel, Mohamed Shiraz, Lahiru Samarakoon, Kasun Rajitha, Akila Dananjaya, Chad Bowes, Tim Seifert, Sonal Dinusha, Avishka Perera, Anuk Fernando, Vishwa Fernando, Martin Guptil.
Jaffna Kings: David Miller, Maheesh Theekshana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Thisara Perera, Charith Asalanka, Dunith Wellalage, Shoaib Malik, Pathum Kumara, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Theesan Vithushan, Asanka Manoj, Nishan Madushka, Asitha Fernando, Hardus Viljoen, Nuwan Thushara, Dilshan Madushanka, Zaman Khan, Ashan Randika, Ratnarajah Thenurathan, Chris Lynn, Asela Gunaratne.
B-Love Kandy: Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Wanidu Hasaranga, Fakhar Zaman, Angelo Mathews, Isuru Udana, Dinesh Chandimal, Mohammad Hasnain, Dushmantha Chameera, Sahan Arachchige, Ashen Bandara, Mohammad Haris, Navod Paranavithana, Asif Ali, Kamindu Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Chaturanga de Silva, Lahiru Madushanka, Aamer Jamal, Malsha Tharupathi, Thanuka Dabare, Lasith Abeyratne, Avishka Tharindu.
The focus will be on Pakistani international players, such as Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hasnain, Asif Ali, Mohammad Haris, Aamer Jamal for B-Love Kandy; Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Naseem Shah, Wahab Riaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz for Colombo Strikers; and Shoaib Malik, Zaman Khan for Jaffna Kings in the LPL 2023.
LPL 2023 Live & Channel Broadcast Details
|Country||TV Channels & Live LPL Streaming 2023|
|Sri Lanka||Star Sports|
|India||Star Sports, Fancode|
|Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, and MENA||Star Sports|