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Icons, captains, fixtures of SLPL 2012

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Icons, captains, fixtures of SLPL 2012

Colombo, Aug 11: Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) kicked off today (August 11) with a match between Nagenahira Nagas and Ruhuna Royals at the R Premadasa Stadium here.

Sri Lanka Premier League Squads

The inaugural edition of SLPL will go on till August 31 with the participation of seven teams.

Teams will play each other once in group stage before the top four qualify for semi-finals.

Only two grounds, R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo and Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele will be used for the league.

There will be 24 matches this year. A maximum of four overseas players are allowed in playing XI.

No Indian player is part of SLPL 1.

Here are the captains, icon players and bid amount of the seven teams.

Teams and their captains

Basnahira Cricket Dundees: Tillakaratne Dilshan

Kandurata Warriors: Kumar Sangakkara

Nagenahira Nagas: Angelo Mathews

Ruhuna Royals: Lasith Malinga

Uthura Rudras: Jehan Mubarak

Wayamba United: Mahela Jayawardena

Uva Next: Thilina Kandamby

Icon Players

Basnahira Cricket Dundees: Tillakaratne Dilshan

Kandurata Warriors: Kumar Sangakkara (withdrawn due to injury)

Nagenahira Nagas: Angelo Mathews

Ruhuna Royals: Lasith Malinga

Uthura Rudras: Muttiah Muralitharan

Uva Next: Chris Gayle (withdrawn due to injury)

Wayamba United: Mahela Jayawardene

SLPL teams' owners and bid amount

Wayamba United ($5.02 million) - Wadhawan Holdings Private Limited

Kandurata Warriors ($4.98 million) - Number One Sports Consulting Private Limited

Ruhuna Royals ($4.6 million) - Pearl Overseas Limited

Uva Next ($4.6 million) - Success Sports Private Limited

Basnahira Cricket Dundees ($4.33 million) - Indian Cricket Dundee Limited

Uthura Rudras ($3.4 million) - Rudra Sports Private Limited

Nagenahira Nagas ($3.22 million) - Varun Beverages Lanka Private Limited

SLPL 2012 Schedule (All times IST)

R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

August 11: Nagenahira Nagas vs Ruhuna Royals (1600 hrs)

August 11: Basnahira Cricket Dundee vs Kandurata Warriors (2000)

August 12: Uthura Rudras vs Wayamba United (1600)

August 12: Uva Next vs Basnahira Cricket Dundee (2000)

August 13: Kandurata Warriors vs Nagenahira Nagas (2000)

August 14: Ruhuna Royals vs Uthura Rudras (2000)

August 15 and 16: Rest days

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

August 17: Waymba United vs Uva Next (1600)

August 17: Basnahira Cricket Dundee vs Nagenahira Nagas (2000)

August 18: Kandurata Warriors vs Uthura Rudras (1600)

August 19: Wayamba United vs Basnahira Cricket Dundee (1600)

August 19: Uthura Rudras vs Uva Next (2000)

August 20: Kandurata Warriors vs Ruhuna Royals (1600)

August 20: Nagenahira Nagas vs Wayamba United (2000)

August 21: Ruhuna Royals vs Uva Next (1600)

August 21: Uthura Rudras vs Basnahira Cricket Dundee (2000)

August 22 and 23: Rest days

R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

August 24: Wayamba United vs Kandurata Warriors (1600)

August 25: Basnahira Cricket Dundee vs Ruhuna Royals (1600)

August 25: Kandurata Warriors vs Uva Next (2000)

August 26: Nagenahira Nagas vs Uthura Rudras (1400)

August 26: Ruhuna Royals vs Wayamba United (2000)

August 27: Uva Next vs Nagenahira Nagas (2000)

August 28: First semi-final (2000)

August 29: Second semi-final (2000)

August 30: Rest day

August 31: Final (2000)

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