The schedule for the inaugural edition of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL) has been revealed, and the opening match will be between Shahid Afridi’s Rawalakot Hawks and Shoaib Malik’s Mirpur Royals. The match will be the first encounter between the two teams in the tournament’s history.
On the 6th-17th of August, the six-team event will take place in Muzaffarabad. The Rawalakot Hawks, Overseas Warriors, Mirpur Royals, Kotli Lions, Muzaffarabad Tigers, and Bagh Stallions will compete in a 19-match tournament to determine who will be named champions of the inaugural edition of the KPL. The Rawalakot Hawks are the defending champions of the KPL.
The tournament’s play-offs are set to begin on August 14 and conclude on August 17, with the final taking place on August 18. Seven of the tournament’s matches will take place during the day, with the remaining 12 taking place under the lights.
A number of former international players, including Herschelle Gibbs and Tillakaratne Dilshan, as well as Pakistani superstars Mohammad Hafeez, Kamran Akmal, and Sohail Tanvir, will be on hand to take part in the star-studded competition.
The following is the complete schedule for KPL 2021:
|6 August||Rawalakot Hawks vs Mirpur Royals||8:30pm|
|7 August||Bagh Stallions vs Kotli Lions||2:00pm|
|7 August||Overseas Warriors vs Muzaffarabad Tigers||7:30pm|
|8 August||Mirpur Royals vs Bagh Stallions||2:00pm|
|8 August||Rawalakot Hawks vs Kotli Lions||7:30pm|
|9 August||Overseas Warriors vs Mirpur Royals||2:00pm|
|9 August||Rawalakot Hawks vs Muzaffarabad Tigers||7:30pm|
|10 August||Muzaffarabad Tigers vs Kotli Lions||2:00pm|
|10 August||Bagh Stallions vs Overseas Warriors||7:30pm|
|11 August||Rawlakot Hawks vs Bagh Stallions||2:00pm|
|11 August||Kotli Lions vs Mirpur Royals||7:30pm|
|12 August||Bagh Stallions vs Muzaffarabad Tigers||10:00am|
|12 August||Rawlakot Hawks vs Overseas Warriors||3:30pm|
|13 August||Overseas Warriors vs Kotli Lions||2:00pm|
|13 August||Muzaffarabad Tigers vs Mirpur Royals||7:30pm|
|14 August||Qualifier ( Team 1 vs Team 2)||4:00pm|
|15 August||Eliminator 1 (Team 3 vs Team 4)||4:00pm|
|16 August||Eliminator 2 (Qualifier runner-up vs Eliminator 1 winner)||4:00pm|
|17 August||Final (Qualifier winner vs Eliminator 2 winner)||8:30pm|
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