How many matches will be played in Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2023?: According to the news and web search results, the Lanka Premier League 2023 will have 24 matches in total, including the playoffs and the final. The teams will be facing each other twice in a round-robin league format in group-stage games starting from July 30. The top four teams on the points table will qualify for the playoffs which will begin from August 17 and the final will be played on August 20 with August 21 kept as a rain reserve day. You can check the full schedule and live scores on various websites such as ESPNcricinfo, Cricbuzz or Possible11.
Three-time winners and defending champions Jaffna Kings will play R.K. Premadasa will take on Colombo Strikers at the International Cricket Stadium. The first few matches of the league will be played in Colombo. It will be followed by the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy.
Yes, this will be the fourth edition of the LPL, which was first launched back in the year 2018 by Sri Lanka Cricket and its inaugural season was later played in 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then there have been three successful seasons hosted in three consecutive years.
The league end matches including the knockout stage will again be held in Colombo. Apart from this, a reserve day has also been kept for the final and if any unfortunate situation arises, the final will be played on August 21.
Jaffna Kings, Colombo Strikers, B-Luv Kandy, Dambulla Aura and Galle Titans will play each other twice in a double round-robin before advancing to the knockout rounds. Four teams will qualify for the playoffs. After that Qualifier-1 and Eliminator matches will be played.
The LPL 2023 will feature some of the biggest names in world cricket. The likes of Babar Azam, Shakib Al Hasan, David Miller, Matthew Wade, Mujeeb Ur Rahman will be in action in LPL 2023.
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|Lanka Premier League T20 - T20 Format|
|1||SUN||30-Jul-2023||07:30 PM||JK vs CS||R.Premadasa Stadium||Jaffna Kings won by 21 runs|
|2||MON||31-Jul-2023||03:00 PM||GT vs DA||R.Premadasa Stadium||Match tied (Galle Titans won the Super Over)|
|3||MON||31-Jul-2023||07:30 PM||BLK vs CS||R.Premadasa Stadium||Colombo Strikers won by 27 runs|
|4||TUE||01-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||DA vs JK||R.Premadasa Stadium||Dambulla Aura won by 8 wkts|
|5||TUE||01-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||GT vs BLK||R.Premadasa Stadium||Galle Titans won by 83 runs|
|6||FRI||04-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||BLK vs DA||R.Premadasa Stadium||B - Love Kandy won by 7 wkts|
|7||FRI||04-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||GT vs JK||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||Jaffna Kings won by 8 wkts|
|8||SAT||05-Aug-2023||07:40 PM||BLK vs JK||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||B - Love Kandy won by 8 wkts|
|9||SAT||05-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||CS vs DA||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||Dambulla Aura won by 10 runs|
|10||MON||07-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||CS vs GT||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||Colombo Strikers won by 7 wkts|
|11||MON||07-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||DA vs JK||T20||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||Dambulla Aura won by 9 runs|
|12||TUE||08-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||GT vs BLK||T20||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||B - Love Kandy won by 89 runs|
|13||TUE||08-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||JK vs CS||T20||Pallekele International Cricket Stadium||Jaffna Kings won by 6 wkts|
|14||FRI||11-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||DA vs GT||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||Dambulla Aura won by 7 wkts|
|15||SAT||12-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||JK vs BLK||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||B - Love Kandy won by 8 runs|
|16||SAT||12-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||DA vs CS||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||Dambulla Aura won by 50 runs|
|17||SUN||13-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||JK vs GT||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||Galle Titans won by 7 wkts|
|18||SUN||13-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||CS vs BLK||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||Colombo Strikers won by 9 runs|
|19||MON||14-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||BLK vs DA||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||Dambulla Aura won by 20 runs|
|20||TUE||15-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||CS vs GT||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||Galle Titans won by 8 wkts|
|21||THU||17-Aug-2023||03:00 PM||DA vs GT||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||Dambulla Aura won by 6 wkts|
|22||THU||17-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||BLK vs JK||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||B - Love Kandy won by 61 runs|
|23||SAT||19-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||GT vs BLK||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||B - Love Kandy won by 34 runs|
|24||SUN||20-Aug-2023||07:30 PM||DA vs BLK||T20||R.Premadasa Stadium||B - Love Kandy won by 5 wkts|