Sri Lanka Cricket is proud to announce the birth of the Sri Lanka Premier
League T20 tournament commencing from August 10th to August 31st,
2012 at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo and the Pallekele Stadium in Kandy.
Twenty20’s massive popularity and status as the most exciting and entertaining
format of cricket will be further enhanced by this newest tournament to the world
of cricket. The tournament will be held in line with the MCC “SPIRIT OF CRICKET” guidelines.
International players will be playing in the SLPL alongside Sri Lankan national
Cricketers and young Lankan hopefuls
The first edition of SLPL Twenty20 will feature 7 Provincial teams which will adhere to a compulsory ruling of no more than 6 overseas players in each squad.
However, it will be mandatory for each team to field only 4 overseas players in the playing eleven, whilst the remaining 7 players will all be Sri Lankans, with one
player out of the said seven players will be an under-21cricketer.