The inaugural edition of Afghanistan Premier League 2018 will get underway on October 05, Friday with Kabul Zwanan and Paktia Panthers locking horns in the season opener at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah. The 23-match tournament will witness five teams competing for the title at a single venue – Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah.

The five franchises are based out of the following provinces in Afghanistan – Kabul, Nangarhar, Kandahar, Balkh and Paktia and will compete under Afghanistan Cricket Board administration. Afghanistan Cricket Board is eyeing to make APL a giant brand and attract maximum players, crowds & viewership from across the globe. ACB wants Afghanistan Premier League to be in top 3 cricket leagues in the world.

Brendon McCullum, Sunil Narine, Mitchell McClenaghan, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Shahid Afridi are a few of the notable T20 players who will gather all the attention to the tournament.

 

FULL SCHEDULE: AFGHANISTAN PREMIER LEAGUE (APL) 2018

Date

Fixture

Time in IST

5 October 2018Kabul vs Paktia Royals9:30 pm IST
6 October 2018Kandahar Kings vs Nangarhar Leopards5:30 pm IST
6 October 2018Balkh Legends vs Kabul9:30 pm IST
7 October 2018Nangarhar Leopards vs Paktia Royals5:30 pm IST
7 October 2018Balkh Legend vs Kandahar Kings9:30 pm IST
9 October 2018Kabul vs Nangarhar Leopards9:30 pm IST
10 October 2018Balkh Legends vs Paktia Royals9:30 pm IST
11 October 2018Kabul vs Kandahar Kings5:30 pm IST
11 October 2018Balkh Legends vs Nangarhar Leopards9:30 pm IST
12 October 2018Kandahar Kings vs Paktia Royals5:30 pm IST
12 October 2018Kabul vs Nangarhar Leopards9:30 pm IST
13 October 2018Balkh Legends vs Paktia Royals5:30 pm IST
13 October 2018Kandahar Kings vs Nangarhar Leopards9:30 pm IST
14 October 2018Balkh Legends vs Kabul5:30 pm IST
14 October 2018Nangarhar Leopards vs Paktia Royals9:30 pm IST
16 October 2018Kabul vs Kandahar Kings9:30 pm IST
17 October 2018Balkh Legends vs Nangarhar Leopards5:30 pm IST
17 October 2018Kandahar Kings vs Paktia Royals9:30 pm IST
18 October 2018Balkh Legends vs Kandahar Kings5:30 pm IST
18 October 2018Kabul vs Paktia Royals9:30 pm IST
19 October 2018Semi Final 19:30 pm IST
20 October 2018Semi Final 29:30 pm IST
21 October 2018Final9:30 pm IST

 

WHERE TO WATCH: TV INFO

In India, you can watch the complete action of Afghanistan Premier League (APL) 2018 on DSport. DSport has acquired the broadcasting rights for APL in India and will telecast all the matches live along with the opening and closing ceremony.

You can also visit www.aplt20.tv to catch up all the latest updates, ball by ball score, match result, points table and many more.

For complete squad and player list of all the teams, click here.