LPL 2024 full details- Dates, Players, and Venues

The LPL 2024 will be the fifth edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL). It has gained much momentum and popularity. The teams have opted for a player auction format to allow them to prepare their squads for the next edition.

Lanka Premier League 2024

Lanka Premier League 2024 Auction

  • The Player Auction of the Lanka Premier League 2024, was held at the Hotel Shangi-La, Colombo on May 21, 2024.
  • In LPL T20, every team can have 20 to 24 players on a squad, with six overseas players.
  • In the last three editions, players were selected through a draft. This marks the second consecutive year the LPL holds a ‘player auction.
  • The LPL will start from July 1st to 21st, starting in Kandy and then in Dambulla. The playoffs will be played in Colombo.

Overseas players register for the LPL 2024 auction

In LPL T20, every team can have 20 to 24 players on a squad, with six overseas players. About 500 overseas players have registered for the auction, Including Tim Southee, James Neesham, Mushfiqur Rahim, Usman Khawaja, Tabraiz Shamsi, Najmul Shanto, Jason Behrendorff, Reece Topley, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and many other key players.

Tamim unsold in LPL player’s auction

  • Tamim, Litton Das, and Mushfiqur Rahim remained unsold in the auction. No franchise picks Tawhid Hridoy, Shoriful Islam, or Najmul Hossain Shanto.
  • Taskin was bought for $50,000.
  • Litton’s price was $30,000 in auction.
  • Veteran Musfiqur Rahim’s base price was $50,000.

List of LPL signed Cricketers

Galle

Galle

Mahesh Theekshana

Bhanuka Rajapaksa

Lasith Croospulle

Niroshan Dickwella

Tim Seifert

Alex Hales

Kandy

Kandy

Wanindu Hasaranga

Angelo Mathews

Dushmantha Chameera

Kamindu Mendis

Andre Fletcher

Kyle Mayers

Jaffna

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Kusal Mendis

Avishka Fernando

Charith Asalanka

V Viyaskanth

Azmatullah Omarzai

Noor Ahmed

Colombo

Colombo

Chamika Karunaratne

Thisara Perera

Sadeera Samarawikrama

Nipun Dhananjaya

Shadab Khan

Glenn Philips

Taskin Ahmed

Dambulla

Dambulla

Dilshan Madushanka

Nuwan Thushara

Dushan Hemantha

Pravin Jayawikrama

Mustafizur Rahman

Ibrahim Zadran

LPL 2024 Playoffs Format

The top two teams will compete in Qualifier 1, while the third and fourth-ranked teams will compete in the Eliminator. The Eliminator winner and Qualifier 1 loser will then compete in Qualifier 2. The second Qualifier Winner will compete against the winner of Qualifier 1. The grand finale will be held on July 21, 2024. 

Four Tables Layout

Qualifier 1

1st team
2nd team

Eliminator

3rd team
4th team

Qualifier 2

Loser of Qualifier 1
Winner of Eliminator

Final

Winner of Qualifier 1
Winner of Qualifier 2

League Schedule

B-Love Kandy vs Dambulla Thunders1 July 2024Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Jaffna Kings vs Galle Marvels2 July 2024Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Colombo Strikers vs B-Love Kandy2 July 2024Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Dambulla Thunders vs Jaffna Kings3 July 2024Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Galle Marvels vs Colombo Strikers3 July 2024Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Jaffna Kings vs Galle Marvels5 July 2024Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Colombo Strikers vs B-Love Kandy6 July 2024Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Dambulla Thunders vs Jaffna Kings6 July 2024Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Galle Marvels vs B-Love Kandy7 July 2024Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Colombo Strikers vs Dambulla Thunders7 July 2024Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
B-Love Kandy vs Jaffna Kings9 July 2024Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Dambulla Thunders vs Galle Marvels9 July 2024Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Colombo Strikers vs Jaffna Kings10 July 2024Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Galle Marvels vs B-Love Kandy10 July 2024Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Jaffna Kings vs B-Love Kandy13 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Dambulla Thunders vs Galle Marvels14 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Colombo Strikers vs Jaffna Kings14 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
B-Love Kandy vs Dambulla Thunders15 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Colombo Strikers vs Galle Marvels15 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Dambulla Thunders vs Colombo Strikers16 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Playoff

Eliminator3rd team vs 4th team18 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Qualifier 11st team vs 2nd team18 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Qualifier 2Loser of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Eliminator20 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
FinalWinner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 221 July 2024R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

LPL 2024 Venues

The Lanka Premier League 2024 will be played in three venues nationwide. Venues in three cities, Colombo, Dambulla, and Kandy, have been selected to host the Matches.

LPL 2024 Venues

Colombo

R. Premadasa Stadium

R. Premadasa Stadium

Matches: 10

Capacity: 35,000

Dambulla

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Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium

Matches: 8

Capacity: 16,800

Kandy

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

Matches: 6

Capacity: 35,000

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