The 6 franchise owners participated in the event, along with their respective think tanks, all in an effort to select the team with the best chance of winning the inaugural title of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL).
This year’s event will be held from August 6 to August 16, 2021, in Muzaffarabad, and will feature teams Rawalakot Hawks, Kotli Lions, Mirpur Royals, Muzaffarabad Tigers, Overseas Warriors, and Bagh Stallions.
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A number of legends graced the competition including Waseem Akram (Vice President KPL), Shahid Afridi (Brand Ambassador), Shoaib Malik, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul, Umar Amin, and Abdul Razzaq.
KPL 2021 Opening Ceremony Live 🔥
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KPL 2021 Opening Ceremony
At 6 PM on Friday, 6th August 2021, Muzaffarabad Cricket Ground will be the venue for the KPL opening ceremony.
Six teams are participating in the tournament, five representing cities in Pakistan’s Azad Kashmir region and one representing Kashmiris outside Pakistan. There will be an opportunity for Kashmir (AJK), Pakistani cricketers, to showcase their talents in the KPL t20.
KPL T20 2021 Overview
|Name||Kashmir Premier League|
|President||Muhammad Arif Malik|
|CEO||Ch. Shahzad Akhtar|
|Executive Director||Anjum Chohan|
|Director Operations Intl.||Zulfiqar Feroze Ahmad|
|Brand Ambassador||Shahid Afridi|
|Official Partners||PCB, Govt. of Azad Jammu Kashmir, Cutting Edge Group, and GEO Super|
KPL 2021 Live Streaming
|Pakistan||PTV Sports, Geo Super|
|India||Sony Sports Network|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports|
|South Africa||Super Sports|
|Sir Lanka||Sony Sports Network|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports|
|United States||Willow TV|
|Nepal||Sony Sports Network|
|Bangladesh||Sony Sports Network|
|Afghanistan||Sony Sports Network|
|Worldwide Internet Rights||Facebook & Tampad TV|
KPL 2021 Squad Composition
|Icon Player||🏆 1|
|Overseas Player||🏆 1|
|Platinum ( Pakistan International Player)||🏆 1|
|Diamond ( Pakistan International and Domestic Player)||🏆 2|
|Gold ( Pakistan International and Domestic Player)||🏆 2|
|Silver ( Pakistan International and Domestic Players, local and overseas Kashmiri origin players)||🏆 3|
|Emerging Category ( Local and Overseas Kashmiri Origin Players & Non-International, Non-Domestic and Non-Kashmir Origin Players)||🏆 5|