KPL draft ceremony for its second season took place on Thursday, July 21st, 2022. This year, one new team, Jammu Janbaz is going to be the part of Kashmir Premier T20 League.
President of Kashmir Premier League Mr. Arif Malik and CEO Chaudhry Shahzad Akhtar were present at the event. All franchises have finalized their 18 member teams. Prominent cricket stars like Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Muhammad Hafeez will be featuring the 2nd season of KPL.
It is worth mentioning that the league will start from Aug 11th and be played till 25th of August, 2022.
As the player auction has been completed now, we are providing you with all details about final picks, retained and released players, icon players and categories.
Following are the categories in Kashmir Premier League 2022 provided with player count for each category.
Each franchise can choose 1 icon player. There will be 2 Platinum, Diamond and Gold category players in each squad. For Silver category, each team had to pick 4 players. For 2022 season, Emerging category was added with a limit of 2 players. In Kashmiri Players category, 5 players were allowed.
Here are the final picks for KPL draft 2022.
See also: KPL 2022 Live Streaming Guide
As the draft stage finished, many interesting and exciting combinations appeared for each franchise. Many players were retained by their previous teams whereas some were released and picked up by others.
Here is the full list of retained players for KPL 2022.
The second season of Kashmir Premier League is set to start on 11th day of August, 2022. So there are few days to begin the excitement!
|Saturday||13-Aug||1||Rawalakot Hawks vs. Jammu Janbaz||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Sunday||14-Aug||2||Kotli Lions vs. Mirpur Royals||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Sunday||14-Aug||3||Muzaffarabad Tigers vs. Bagh Stallions||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Monday||15-Aug||4||Jammu Janbaz vs. Overseas Warriors||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Monday||15-Aug||5||Bagh Stallions vs. Mirpur Royals||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Tuesday||16-Aug||6||Muzaffarabad Tigers vs. Rawlakot Hawks||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Tuesday||16-Aug||7||Kotli Lions vs. Overseas Warriors||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Wednesday||17-Aug||8||Jammu Janbaz vs. Muzaffarabad Tigers||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Wednesday||17-Aug||9||Rawlakot Hawks vs. Bagh Stallions||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Thursday||18-Aug||10||Mirpur Royals vs. Overseas Warriors||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Thursday||18-Aug||11||Jammu Janbaz vs. Kotli Lions||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Friday||19-Aug||12||Rawalakot Hawks vs. Mirpur Royals||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Friday||19-Aug||13||Overseas Warriors vs. Muzaffarabad Tigers||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Saturday||20-Aug||14||Bagh Stallions vs. Kotli Lions||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Saturday||20-Aug||15||Mirpur Royals vs. Jammu Janbaz||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Sunday||21-Aug||16||Kotli Lions vs. Muzaffarabad Tigers||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Sunday||21-Aug||17||Rawalakot Hawks vs Overseas Warriors||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Monday||22-Aug||18||Jammu Janbaz vs Bagh Stallions||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Monday||22-Aug||19||Muzaffarabad Tigers vs Mirpur Royals||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Tuesday||23-Aug||20||Bagh Stallions vs Overseas Warriors||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Tuesday||23-Aug||21||Kotli Lions vs Rawalakot Hawks||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Wednesday||24-Aug||QUALIFIER||1ST RANKED TEAM VS. 2ND RANKED TEAM||2:00 PM (Noon)|
|Wednesday||24-Aug||ELIMINATOR 1||3RD RANKED TEAM VS. 4TH RANKED TEAM||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Thursday||25-Aug||ELIMINATOR 2||Loser of Qualifier vs Winner of Eliminator 1||7:00 PM (Night)|
|Friday||26-Aug||FINAL||Winner of Qualifier vs Winner of Eliminator 2||7:00 PM (Night)|
For more info and details, you can visit the official website of KPL.