Bengaluru, July 26, 2019: The eighth edition of the eagerly awaited Karnataka Premier League will get underway on August 16 in Bengaluru, it was announced here at the M Chinnaswamy stadium today. It was announced that the final will be held in Mysore. Though bangalore will host the first set of matches, hubli will take over the next set and final leg to be held in mysore along with the finals.
Former India player Venkatesh Prasad was the chief guest at the glitzy function at the KSCA in which several high-profile names in Indian cricket were honoured. All the seven team owners and KPL Brand Ambassador Ms Ragini Dwivedi were also felicitated on the occasion.
Each team will comprise a minimum of 15 players and a maximum of 18 players. As always, each team will have to include an additional two players from their respective catchment area. A sum of Rs 20,000 will be allocated for this purpose over and above the Rs 30 lakh ceiling at the Player Auction, including the sum doled out for retained players.
This edition will also witness the introduction of the Right To Match option, which the teams can exercise on one player after the completion of the Auction.
The Karnataka Premier League has tied up with PayTM & Insider as the exclusive ticketing partner, Star Sports as the Broadcast partner and Cycle Pure Agarbattis as the Associate partner. This year KPL has also joined hands with Cauvery Calling, a movement spearheaded by Sadhguru (Founder of Isha Foundation) to revitalise the Cauvery river.
|Date||Day||Match||Home Team||Away Team||Time||Venue|
|16-Aug-19||Fri||M1||Bengaluru Blasters||Mysuru Warriors||7PM||Bengaluru|
|17-Aug-19||Sat||M2||Hubli Tigers||Shivamogga Lions||3PM||Bengaluru|
|17-Aug-19||Sat||M3||Ballari Tuskers||Belagavi Panthers||7PM||Bengaluru|
|18-Aug-19||Sun||M4||Mysuru Warriors||Shivamogga Lions||3PM||Bengaluru|
|18-Aug-19||Sun||M5||Bengaluru Blasters||Bijapur Bulls||7PM||Bengaluru|
|19-Aug-19||Mon||M6||Hubli Tigers||Ballari Tuskers||3PM||Bengaluru|
|19-Aug-19||Mon||M7||Mysuru Warriors||Belagavi Panthers||7PM||Bengaluru|
|20-Aug-19||Tue||M8||Ballari Tuskers||Bijapur Bulls||3PM||Bengaluru|
|20-Aug-19||Tue||M9||Bengaluru Blasters||Shivamogga Lions||7PM||Bengaluru|
|21-Aug-19||Wed||Rest Day – Shift to Hubli|
|22-Aug-19||Thu||M10||Hubli Tigers||Belagavi Panthers||7PM||Hubli|
|23-Aug-19||Fri||M11||Bijapur Bulls||Mysuru Warriors||3PM||Hubli|
|23-Aug-19||Fri||M12||Shivamogga Lions||Ballari Tuskers||7PM||Hubli|
|24-Aug-19||Sat||M13||Belagavi Panthers||Bengaluru Blasters||3PM||Hubli|
|24-Aug-19||Sat||M14||Hubli Tigers||Bijapur Bulls||7PM||Hubli|
|25-Aug-19||Sun||M15||Belagavi Panthers||Shivamogga Lions||3PM||Hubli|
|25-Aug-19||Sun||M16||Hubli Tigers||Bengaluru Blasters||7PM||Hubli|
|26-Aug-19||Mon||Rest Day – Shift to Mysuru|
|27-Aug-19||Tue||M17||Mysuru Warriors||Ballari Tuskers||7PM||Mysuru|
|28-Aug-19||Wed||M18||Belagavi Panthers||Bijapur Bulls||3PM||Mysuru|
|28-Aug-19||Wed||M19||Mysuru Warriors||Hubli Tigers||7PM||Mysuru|
|29-Aug-19||Thu||M20||Bengaluru Blasters||Ballari Tuskers||3PM||Mysuru|
|29-Aug-19||Thu||M21||Shivamogga Lions||Bijapur Bulls||7PM||Mysuru|
|30-Aug-19||Fri||M22||Table 1||Table 4||3PM||Mysuru|
|30-Aug-19||Fri||M23||Table 2||Table 3||7PM||Mysuru|
|31-Aug-19||Sat||M24||Qualifier 1 Winner||Eliminator Winner||7PM||Mysuru|
|01-Sep-19||Sun||M25||SF 1 Winner||SF 2 Winner||7PM||Mysuru|