Kashmir Premier League (KPL) is a T20 league designed
to provide the young cricket talent of Azad Jammu & Kashmir with a quality
platform through which they can showcase their skills to the world. The
involvement of Pakistani international players assists in raising the community
spirit among the people of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. It will also provide
global recognition to the culture of the region in addition to the
proliferation of sports, promoting tourism and encouraging international and
national stakeholders to invest in Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
KPL is coming up with six teams, including Rawalakot
Hawks, Kotli Lions, Mirpur Royals, Muzaffarabad Tigers, Overseas Warriors, and
Bagh Stallions. The teams will contest for a ten days major cricketing event
scheduled from 6 August to 17 August 2021 in Muzaffarabad.
KPL has credentials from the Pakistan Cricket Board (a
permanent member of the International Cricket Council), the Government of Azad
Jammu & Kashmir, and the Government of Punjab, Pakistan. All these
authorities have ensured their cooperation in this cause.
More information is available at the KPL website or in the brochure.