Kashmir Premier is a T20 format league that has been certified by the Pakistan Cricket Board, a permanent member of the International Cricket Council, the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and the Government of Punjab Pakistan, all of whom have pledged their support in this endeavor.
It is a Twenty-20 cricket tournament that was founded in the year 2021. The tournament features six teams: five representing cities in Pakistan’s Azad Kashmir region and one representing Kashmiris from outside Pakistan.
The matches will be played in a Round-Robin format, with the top four teams competing in the KPL Cup Final. Arif Malik serves as President of the KPL, while Wasim Akram, a former Pakistan captain, serves as Vice President.
The KPL was inaugurated in December 2020 by Shehryan Khan Afridi, chairperson of the Parliamentary Special Committee on Kashmir. The second edition will feature the women’s KPL, it was decided. The women’s KPL will provide an excellent opportunity for Kashmiri women to play professional cricket. Masood Khan, President of Azad Kashmir, has been designated as the KPL’s Chief Client.
KPL Live Streaming & TV Channel, Kashmir Premier League Live Telecast, & Broadcasting Rights, 2022
Geo Super and PTV Sports HD to broadcast live coverage of KPL – Kashmir Premier League in Pakistan; all matches will be live-streamed on A Sports HD and BSports.
Daraz App secured the digital OTT (Over-The-Top) media rights for the KPL; Whereas the live streaming of all matches will be available on PTV Sports HD, A Sports HD, and BSports Pakistan (Facebook) for free.
Geo Super is the official broadcaster partner for the KPL starting from 13th Aug till 26th Aug 2022. PTV Sports owned the official media TV Channel rights of the tournament in Pakistan while Sony Pictures Networks (SPNI) purchased the digital media coverage rights for KPL 2022.
The seven teams in the inaugural season will be Rawalakot Hawks, Kotli Panthers, Mirpur Royals, Muzaffarabad Tigers, Overseas Warriors, and Baagh Stallions, Jammu Janbaz, GB Markhor. They will compete in a ten-day major cricketing event scheduled from August 6th to August 17th, 2022 in the heart of Kashmir at venues in Muzaffarabad, Mirpur, and Rawalpindi.
|OVERSEAS WARRIORS||Kashmiri Diaspora|
|MIRPUR ROYALS||Mirpur Azad Kashmir|
|BAGH STALLIONS||Bagh Azad Kashmir|
|JAMMU JANBAZ||Jammu Kashmir|
|GB MARKHORS||Gilgit Baltistan|
KPL 2022 All Teams Squad & Players List
Muzaffarabad Tigers Squad
Mohammad Hafeez, Saad bin Zafar, Aqib Ilyas, Usama Fazal, Usman Maroof, Imam ul Haq, Amir Khan, Mir Hamza, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Salman Fayyaz, Taimoor Sulan, Zeeshan Ashraf, Arshad Iqbal, Anwar Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sohail Tanvir, Haseebullah
The team is nominally headquartered in Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The team is being represented and supported by the people of Muzaffarabad, who are demonstrating their love and enthusiasm for the game as they compete to win the ten-day mega cricket event taking place in Pakistan.
Kotli Lions Squad
Khurram Manzoor, Danish Aziz, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Ansan Ali, Khurram Shahzad, Irfanullah Shah, Khalid Usman, Mushtaq Ahmed Kalhoro, Hassan Khan, Hanit Azad, Hasan Mohsin, Imran Shah, Irfan Ali Qasmi, Zayan Khan, Basit Ali, Naveed Malik, Mujtaba Ghayas, Nadeem Khalil
The team is nominally based in Kotli, Azad Jammu, and Kashmir. The team is being represented and supported by the people of Kotli, who are demonstrating their love and enthusiasm for the game as they compete to win the ten-day mega cricket event taking place in Pakistan.
Rawalakot Hawks Squad
Mohammad Amir, Ahmed Shehzad, Hussain Talat, Zaman Khan, Asif Afridi, Amad Butt, Bismillah Khan, Zeeshan Malik, Musaddiq Ahmed, Faisal Akram, Ammad Alam, Saeedullah, Ihsanullah, Zain ul Hasan, Saif Ali Zaib, Atif Sheikh, Roya Farhan Khan, Kashif Ali
Baagh Staliions Squad
Kamran Akmal, Sohaib Maqsood, Rumman Raees, Amir Yamin, Umar Amin, M. Imran Jr, Kashit Bhatti, Muhammad Sarwar, M. Sharoon Siraj, Ahmed Jamal, Aitizaz Habib Khan, Maaz Khan, Sajjad Ali, Hasan Raza, Daniyal Allah Ditta, Aamir Shehzad, Arsalan Arif, Raja Farhan
The team is nominally based in Baagh, Azad Jammu, and Kashmir. The team is being represented and supported by the people of Baagh, who are demonstrating their love and enthusiasm for the game as they compete to win the ten-day mega cricket event taking place in Pakistan.
Overseas Warrior Squad
Asad Shafiq, Azam Khan, Kamran Ghulam, Imran Randhawa, Sohail Khan, Umaid Asif, Saif Badar, Adil Amin, Bilal Asif, Ali Shafiq, Muhammad Shehzad, Umer Zeeshan Lohya, Khawaia Muhammad, Farhan Shafig, Hannan Ahmed, Hashim Ali, Saad Asif, Malik Nisar
The team is represented and supported by people from all over the world, who are demonstrating their adoration and energy for the game as they compete to win the ten-day mega cricket event taking place in Pakistan.
Mirpur Royals Squad
Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Haris Sohail, Salman Irshad, Ali Imran, M. Akhlaq, Abrar Ahmed, Kashif Ali, M. Hamza Arshad, Zubair Khan Lodhi, Zaid Alam, Hassan Nawaz, Ali Razzaq, Shadab Majeed, Sufyan Moqim, Shan Khan, Umer Hayat, Faizan Saleem
The team is nominally headquartered in Mirpur, Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The team is being represented and supported by the people of Mirpur, who are demonstrating their love and enthusiasm for the game as they compete to win the ten-day mega cricket event taking place in Pakistan.
Jammu Janbaz Squad
Sharjeel Khan, Shahid Afridi, Faheem Ashraf, Sahibzada Farhan, Umar Akmal, Usama Mir, Akit Javed, Imran Khan Sr., Umar Siddique, Shahzab, Ahmed Khan, Hamza Shah Afridi, Samiullah Afridi, Mehran Mumtaz, Naqsah Barsharat, Faisal Altaf, Naseem Najam Kiyani. Muhammad Shehzad
KPL 2022 Broadcast Channel
|Pakistan||BSports, PTV Sports, Geo Super, Goonj TV App, PTCL Smart App|
|Sri Lanka||Channel Eye (SLRC)|
|India & Subcontinent||Sony Six, SonyLiv|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV (GTV)|
|USA & Canada||Willow TV, Hotstar|
|UK||Sky Sports Cricket|
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KPL – Kashmir Premier League Points Table 2022
Here below is the Points table of the KPL 2022, the first 4 teams on the KPL standings will qualify for the KPL Play-Offs and Eliminators. The first 2 teams will qualify for the KPL 2022 Final.
KPL 2022 Schedule
KPL 2022 fixtures will be held from August 13th to August 26th, 2022. It is a T20 format tournament that currently features seven teams competing in a traditional league format, with the top two teams qualifying for the final round.
|13 August||Rawalakot Hawks vs Jammu Janbaz||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|14 August||Kotli Lions vs Mirpur Royals||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|14 August||Muzaffarabad Tigers vs Bagh Stallions||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|15 August||Jammu Janbaz vs Overseas Warriors||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00pm|
|15 August||Bagh Stallions vs Mirpur Royals||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|16 August||Muzaffarabad Tigers vs Rawalakot Hawks||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|16 August||Kotli Lions vs Overseas Warriors||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|17 August||Jammu Janbaz vs Muzaffarabad Tigers||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|17 August||Rawalakot Hawks vs Bagh Stallions||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|18 August||Mirpur Royals vs Overseas Warriors||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|18 August||Jammu Janbaz vs Kotli Lions||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|19 August||Rawalakot Hawks vs Mirpur Royals||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|19 August||Overseas Warriors vs Muzaffarabad Tigers||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|20 August||Bagh Stallions vs Kotli Lions||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|20 August||Mirpur Royals vs Jammu Janbaz||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|21 August||Kotli Lions vs Muzaffarabad Tigers||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|21 August||Rawalakot Hawks vs Overseas Warriors||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|22 August||Jammu Janbaz vs Bagh Stallions||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|22 August||Muzaffarabad Tigers vs Mirpur Royals||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|23 August||Bagh Stallions vs Overseas Warriors||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|23 August||Kotli Lions vs Rawalakot Hawks||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|24 August||Qualifier 1 (Team 1 vs Team 2)||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||2:00 PM|
|24 August||Eliminator 1 (Team 3 vs Team 4)||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|25 August||Eliminator 2 (Winner Eliminator 1 vs Runner-up Qualifier 1)||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
|26 August||Final (Winner Qualifier 1 vs Winner Eliminator 2)||Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium||7:00 PM|
KPL Basic Information
|T20 League||Kashmir Premier League|
|Season||2nd Season (2022)|
|CEO||Ch. Shahzad Akhtar|
|President||Muhammad Arif Malik|
|Brand Ambassador||Shahid Afridi|
|Official Media Partners||PCB, Govt. of Azad & Jammu Kashmir, Cutting Edge Group, Geo Super, BSports|