The UVA Premier League T20 is a brand new T20 tournament in Sri Lanka, starting from 29th June 2020.
A total of 14 matches will be played in a time span of a week.
Intrestingly, 4 international players namely Tilakratne Dilshan ,Parvez Maharoof, Ajanta Mendis and Tilan Tushara will aslo play in this tournament.
Format of the UVA T20 League ;
A double round-robin format will be followed in this tournament. The top-ranked team will qualify for the final and the second and third-placed team will play an eliminator to decide the other finalist.
All the four teams will be part of six matches each on the first six days of the competition. The last day will consist of an Eliminator and the Grand Final.
The 2nd and 3rd ranked teams will go up against each other in the Eliminator while the winner of the Eliminator will lock horns against the top-ranked team in the Grand Final.
UVA Premier League T20 Teams Squads :
Tillakaratne Dilshan (captain), Ajith Ekanayake (wicket-keeper), Kasun Senanayaka (vice-captain), Binura Fernando, Sriyaan Wijeratne, Chethan De Silva, Dhyan Ranatunga, Chamind Silva, Imesh Udayanga, Chaturanga Kumara, Pradeep Witharana, Nishan Mendis, Umesh Karunaratne, Mark Nawanjaya, Sachithra Serasinghe
Thilan Tushara (captain), Hareen Silva, Manela Udrwatte, Anurudda Rayapaksa, Malinda Lokundttige, Kavidu Gunarathne (wicket-keeper), Sdnal Elwalage, Sriyaan Chandimal (vice-captain), Hasanjith Munaveera, Amal Anapanu, Bathya Jayasuriya, Nisal Perera, Ganuka Herath, Nuwan Pushpakumara, Suranga Wikramasinghe
Badulla Sea Eagles:
Farveez Maharoof (captain), Shehan Ranathunga (vice-captain), Nilanka Jayawardhana, Pardeep Samaraweera, Chaturanga Dissanayaka, Lahiru Udhesh, Gayan Lakshan, Navinda Imalka, Sameera Tharanga (wicket-keeper), Chanaka Mendis, Rohan Pathirana, Niroshan Chaturanga, Yashtha Madhusanka, Vishwa Karunaratne, Dasun Shanaka
Ajantha Mendis (captain), Rashmina Kesara, Lahiru Maduwantha, Chathura Manaranga, Sandun Dushmantha, Chandana Lakmal, Achintha Eranda, Adithya Siriwardhana (wicket-keeper), Anith Bandasa, Akila Dushyentha, Amila Senadeera, Amila Thusara, Anjana Lakshan, Pavan Edirisinghe (vice-captain), Gayan Chathurange
UVA Premier League T20 Schedule and Timings (IST/SLST) :
29 June, 11:00 am: Monaragala Hornets vs Wellawaya Vipers
29 June, 14:30 pm: Unilions Mahiyanganaya vs Sea Eagle
30 June, 11:00 am: Unilions Mahiyanganaya vs Wellawaya Vipers
30 June, 14:30 pm: Monaragala Hornets vs Sea Eagle
01 July, 11:00 am: Monaragala Hornets vs Unilions Mahiyanganaya
01 July, 14:30 pm: Wellawaya Vipers vs Sea Eagle
02 July, 11:00 am: Unilions Mahiyanganaya vs Sea Eagle
02 July, 14:30 pm: Monaragala Hornets vs Wellawaya Vipers
03 July, 11:00 pm: Monaragala Hornets vs Sea Eagle
03 July, 14:30 pm: Unilions Mahiyanganaya vs Wellawaya Vipers
04 July, 11:00 am: Monaragala Hornets vs Unilions Mahiyanganaya
04 July, 14:30 pm: Wellawaya Vipers vs Sea Eagle
05 July, 11:00 am: Eliminator 2nd Position vs 3rd Position
05 July, 14:30 pm: Grand Final 1st Position vs Winner of the Eliminator
Sri Lanka UVA Premier League T20 Streaming Details :
The UVA Premier League T20 will be shown live on the Fancode app, YouTube and Facebook Live.