The Ultimate Sports Management (USM) is going to organize Asian Premier League (APL) T20 at TU Cricket Ground, Kathmandu, Nepal from 19th June to 04th July 2017. In this League 6 franchise Teams will be participating country wise i.e. Indian Stars, Nepal Storm, Bangladesh Tigers, Afghanistan Bulls, Sri Lankan Lions, and Dubai Warriors. There are 150 players shortlisted for the auction where 108 players will be selected by team owners and coaches for the above-said league. We are going to inaugurate the trophy of APL T20 and will officially launch.
Giving this information to media persons here today, Chairman, R.S. Dandiwal said “This is the very first time that an Asian clubs league is being hosted by the Ultimate Sports Management in association with National Sports Council, Nepal.
All the matches will be live telecast on Sony Six channel.”
In this League, Many International Players will be participating from all over Asia and all the teams will be led by international players. All teams Skippers will join to APL Auction Ceremony which is going to be held on 12th of June at 4 PM at Annapurna Hotel. It will be live telecast on Sony Six.
In APL T20 Player of the series will be awarded by Car. There will be a special award for crowd namely ‘Best Entertainer of the day‘. A total cash prize of this event is NRS 60 lacs (i.e Winner 40 lacs, Runner-up 16 lacs and third position 5 lacs.)
So many corporate brands are associated with APL T-20. Hospitality partner of this event is Hotel Annapurna; Sports gear partner Spartan and E-ticketing partner is Esewa. Tickets for the games will be available from June 15, 2017, on https://cricket.esewa.com.np
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on APL T20.
Q1. Who’s playing and who’s not, it’s just the matter of 20 odd hours?
A1. Watch the APL Auction at 4 PM on Sony Six tomorrow. Once the auction is concluded, you will know whether your favorite player is playing or not (We hope that no one misses out but it’s all up to the owners)
Q2. What are the names of players to be auctioned?
A2. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to disclose the list before the auction so be patient ( Trust us, we too are excited just like you)
Q3. Can a player from Nepal play for Sri Lanka? And why so?”
A3. The answer is ‘YES’. Since it’s a club based competition and not a country based one, It’s possible that a player from Nepal or any other country can feature for a different team.
Q4. How many Nepali players are there? Well as mentioned in the point 2, We are not allowed to reveal the list and Nepal Players are the part of the list as well.
A4. Well as mentioned in the point 2, We are not allowed to reveal the list and Nepal Players are the part of the list as well.
Click on the links below to find out the players list of all six teams.
Asian premier league Nepal: Afghanistan Bulls players list
Asian premier league Nepal: Bangladesh Tiger players list
Asian premier league Nepal: Dubai Warriors players list
Asian premier league Nepal: Indian stars players list
Asian premier league Nepal: Nepal storm players list
Asian premier league Nepal: SriLankan Lions players list