Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has released the full schedule for second edition of the Lanka Premier League which will commence on the 5th on December 2021 at the RPICS, Colombo, with the 1st game scheduled to be played between Galle and Jaffna.
The first round of the tournament, which will consist of 20 games will be played at the RPICS, Colombo before the tournament moves to MRICS, Hambantota to proceed with the final round of games.
The final of the League will be played on the 23rd of December 2021 at the MRICS, Hambantota, whilst this year’s tournament has 24th December, as a ‘Reserve Day’ for the final.
The Lanka Premier League 2021 which is Sri Lanka’s topmost domestic tournament, with an international flavor, will consist of 24 games and will see the participation of topmost domestic and international cricketers.
The Final Round Games will see the top two teams in the points table playing qualifier 1, whilst the 3rd and 4th placed teams on the table play in the ‘eliminator.’
The winner of ‘qualifier 1’ will go directly into the finals, whilst the loser will play the winner of the ‘eliminator’ in ‘qualifier 2’, and the winner of that game will go into the finals.
|LANKA PREMIER LEAGUE 2021 – MATCH SCHEDULE|
|Date||3.00 pm (Day Match)||7.30 pm (Night Match)||VENUE|
|December 3, 2021||Practice|
|December 4, 2021||Practice|
|December 5, 2021||OPENING CEREMONY||Galle||Jaffna||RPICS|
|December 6, 2021||Dambulla||Kandy||Colombo||Galle||RPICS|
|December 7, 2021||Jaffna||Dambulla||Kandy||Galle||RPICS|
|December 8, 2021||Colombo||Dambulla||Kandy||Jaffna||RPICS|
|December 9, 2021||Rest & Practice|
|December 10, 2021||Dambulla||Galle||Jaffna||Colombo||RPICS|
|December 11, 2021||Galle||Kandy||Colombo||Dambulla||RPICS|
|December 12, 2021||Jaffna||Kandy||Galle||Colombo||RPICS|
|December 13, 2021||Galle||Dambulla||RPICS|
|December 14, 2021||Kandy||Colombo||Dambulla||Jaffna||RPICS|
|December 15, 2021||Rest & Practice|
|December 16, 2021||Colombo||Jaffna||Kandy||Dambulla||RPICS|
|December 17, 2021||Jaffna||Galle||Colombo||Kandy||RPICS|
|December 18, 2021||Travel to Hambantota|
|December 19, 2021||Rest & Practice|
|December 20, 2021||Eliminator (3 vs 4)||Qualifier 1 (1 vs 2)||MRICS|
|December 21, 2021||Qualifier 2 (looser QF1 vs won E )||MRICS|
|December 22, 2021||Rest & Practice|
|December 23, 2021||Final||MRICS|
|December 24, 2021||Final (Reserve Day)||MRICS|
- RPICS = R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo
- MRICS = Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota