2012 Sri Lanka Premier League

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2012 Sri Lanka Premier League
SLPL.svg
Administrator(s) Sri Lanka Cricket
Cricket format Twenty20
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and knockout[1]
Host(s)  Sri Lanka
Champions Uva Next (1st title)
Participants 7[2]
Matches played 24[1]
Player of the series Shaminda Eranga (Nagenahira)
Most runs Dilshan Munaweera (Uva) [212]
Most wickets Jacob Oram (Uva) [15]
Official website www.slpl.lk
2011
2013

The 2012 Sri Lanka Premier League season will be the debut edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League, established by Sri Lanka Cricket in 2011. The season will run from 11 to 31 August 2012.[2] The tournament was originally scheduled to begin in 2011 but it was postponed to 2012, with the former Inter-Provincial Twenty20 taking its place.

Format[edit]

The tournament has a group stage and a knockout stage. The seven teams play a single round-robin tournament in the group stage and the top four teams qualify for the semi-finals. The winners of the semi-finals play the final.

Venues[edit]

All of the matches in the tournament will be played at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy and R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.[3]

Venue Colombo Kandy
Stadium R Premadasa Stadium Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Established 1986 2008
Capacity 35,000 35,000
Floodlights Yes Yes
Venues for the tournament
Block B,RPS Colombo.jpg

Player draft[edit]

The draft was held on 5 July 2012 for international players and on 6 July for local players. 56 international players were drafted and comprised mostly Australian and Pakistani players.[4] 107 local players were drafted.[5]

Opening ceremony[edit]

The opening ceremony was held on 10 August 2012 at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.[6]

Teams and standings[edit]

Team Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
Wayamba United 6 5 1 0 0 10 +1.371
Nagenahira Nagas 6 4 2 0 0 8 –0.353
Kandurata Warriors 6 3 2 0 1 7 +0.420
Uva Next 6 3 2 0 1 7 +0.082
Ruhuna Royals 6 2 4 0 0 4 –0.143
Uthura Rudras 6 2 4 0 0 4 –0.527
Basnahira Cricket Dundee 6 1 5 0 0 2 –0.885

Note: Top four teams qualify for the semi-finals. Points table on ESPN CricInfo

League progression[edit]

Group matches Knockout
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 SF F
Basnahira Cricket Dundee 2 2 2 2 2 2
Kandurata Warriors 0 0 2 4 6 7 NR
Nagenahira Nagas 2 4 6 6 6 8 NR L
Ruhuna Royals 0 2 2 2 4 4
Uthura Rudras 0 0 0 0 2 4
Uva Next 2 2 4 6 7 7 W W
Wayamba United 2 4 6 8 8 10 L
Win Loss No result
Team was eliminated in group stage
Note: The total points at the end of each group match are listed.
Note: Click on the points (group matches) or W/L (knockout) to see the summary for the match.

Fixtures[edit]

All match times in Sri Lanka Standard Time (UTC+05:30)

Group stage[edit]

11 August
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Ruhuna Royals
134 (20 overs)
v
Nagenahira Nagas
77/2 (12 overs)
Lahiru Thirimanne 34 (33)
Shaminda Eranga 3/15 (4 overs)
Travis Birt 33* (38)
Lasith Malinga 1/4 (2 overs)
Nagenahira won by 5 runs (D/L)
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Raveendra Wimalasiri
Player of the match: Shaminda Eranga (Nagenahira Nagas)
  • Ruhuna Royals won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain stopped play after 12 overs in the Nagenahira Nagas' innings. Their target would have been 73 runs from 12 overs according to the Duckworth–Lewis method.

11 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Basnahira Cricket Dundee
129/3 (13 overs)
v
Kandurata Warriors
95/7 (13 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 66* (39)
Sohail Tanvir 3/31 (3 overs)
Thisara Perera 35 (21)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 2/26 (3 overs)
Basnahira won by 34 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Sagara Gallage and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Tillakaratne Dilshan (Basnahira Cricket Dundee)
  • Kandurata Warriors won the toss and elected to field.

12 August
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Uthura Rudras
179/7 (20 overs)
v
Wayamba United
183/1 (19.2 overs)
Imran Farhat 51 (22)
Isuru Udana 2/38 (4 overs)
Tamim Iqbal 93* (61)
Kevon Cooper 1/26 (4 overs)
Wayamba won by 9 wickets
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Sena Nandiweera
Player of the match: Tamim Iqbal (Wayamba United)
  • Wayamba United won the toss and elected to field.

12 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Basnahira Cricket Dundee
136/9 (20 overs)
v
Uva Next
139/2 (18.2 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 56 (48)
Dilhara Fernando 5/17 (3 overs)
Upul Tharanga 65* (53)
Rangana Herath 1/17 (4 overs)
Uva won by 8 wickets
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Nishan Dhanasinghe and Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Player of the match: Dilhara Fernando (Uva Next)
  • Basnahira Cricket Dundee won the toss and elected to bat.

13 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kandurata Warriors
159/7 (20 overs)
v
Nagenahira Nagas
160/3 (19.3 overs)
Thisara Perera 72 (33)
Ben Laughlin 2/29 (4 overs)
Imran Nazir 58 (32)
Kaushal Lokuarachchi 2/23 (4 overs)
Nagenahira won by 7 wickets
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Tyron Wijewardene and Maurice Zilwa
Player of the match: Imran Nazir (Nagenahira Nagas)
  • Kandurata Warriors won the toss and elected to bat.

14 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Ruhuna Royals
145/3 (16 overs)
v
Uthura Rudras
118 (15.5 overs)
Aaron Finch 65 (48)
Jehan Mubarak 1/15 (2 overs)
Farveez Maharoof 32 (17)
Lasith Malinga 4/21 (4 overs)
Ruhuna won by 35 runs (D/L)
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Rohitha Kottahachchi
Player of the match: Lasith Malinga (Ruhuna Royals)
  • Uthura Rudras won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rain reduced the match to 16 overs per side and revised the Uthura Rudras' target to 154 runs from 16 overs according to the Duckworth–Lewis method.

17 August
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Wayamba United
147/9 (20 overs)
v
Uva Next
127 (18.1 overs)
Kamran Akmal 36 (32)
Jacob Oram 3/6 (4 overs)
Dilshan Munaweera 26 (19)
Chathuranga Kumara 3/33 (4 overs)
Wayamba won by 20 runs
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Player of the match: Chathuranga Kumara (Wayamba United)
  • Uva Next won the toss and elected to field.

17 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Nagenahira Nagas
151/4 (19 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 35 (31)
Shaminda Eranga 3/20 (4 overs)
Mushfiqur Rahim 54* (39)
Dirk Nannes 3/34 (4 overs)
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Shaminda Eranga (Nagenahira Nagas)
  • Nagenahira Nagas won the toss and elected to field.

18 August
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kandurata Warriors
168/5 (20 overs)
v
Uthura Rudras
105/7 (16 overs)
Thilan Samaraweera 71 (45)
Farveez Maharoof 3/36 (4 overs)
Dillon du Preez 19* (13)
Sohail Tanvir 4/32 (4 overs)
Kandurata won by 32 runs (D/L)
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Thilan Samaraweera (Kandurata Warriors)
  • Kandurata Warriors won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain revised the Uthura Rudras' target to 138 runs from 16 overs according to the Duckworth–Lewis method.

19 August
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Wayamba United
165/9 (20 overs)
v
Basnahira Cricket Dundee
98 (19.1 overs)
Kamran Akmal 65 (46)
Charl Langeveldt 3/36 (4 overs)
Rilee Rossouw 20 (16)
Kaushalya Weeraratne 3/11 (3.1 overs)
Wayamba won by 67 runs
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Player of the match: Kamran Akmal (Wayamba United)
  • Wayamba United won the toss and elected to bat.

19 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Uthura Rudras
124/8 (20 overs)
v
Uva Next
126/6 (19.1 overs)
Dilshan Munaweera 36 (25)
Chathura Peiris 2/24 (4 overs)
Uva won by 4 wickets
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Sachithra Senanayake (Uva Next)
  • Uthura Rudras won the toss and elected to bat.

20 August
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kandurata Warriors
142 (19.2 overs)
v
Ruhuna Royals
100 (17.2 overs)
Kithuruwan Vithanage 31 (27)
Dilruwan Perera 3/21 (4 overs)
Shahid Afridi 36 (16)
Sohail Tanvir 3/4 (3.2 overs)
Kandurata won by 42 runs
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Kithuruwan Vithanage (Kandurata Warriors)
  • Kandurata Warriors won the toss and elected to bat.

20 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Wayamba United
190/4 (20 overs)
v
Nagenahira Nagas
134 (19.5 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 96* (50)
Ajantha Mendis 2/29 (4 overs)
Angelo Perera 48* (39)
Akila Dananjaya 3/18 (4 overs)
Wayamba won by 56 runs
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Player of the match: Mahela Jayawardene (Wayamba United)
  • Wayamba United won the toss and elected to bat.

21 August
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Uva Next
155/6 (20 overs)
v
Ruhuna Royals
141/9 (20 overs)
Upul Tharanga 48 (40)
Wahab Riaz 3/34 (4 overs)
Wahab Riaz 31* (18)
Seekkuge Prasanna 4/19 (4 overs)
Uva won by 14 runs
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Seekkuge Prasanna (Uva Next)
  • Uva Next won the toss and elected to bat.

21 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Basnahira Cricket Dundee
150/6 (20 overs)
v
Uthura Rudras
156/6 (19.2 overs)
Rilee Rossouw 44 (37)
Madushanka Ekanayake 2/35 (4 overs)
Chamara Kapugedera 69* (42)
Thilan Thushara 2/40 (4 overs)
Uthura won by 4 wickets
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Chamara Kapugedera (Uthura Rudras)
  • Basnahira Cricket Dundee won the toss and elected to bat.

24 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Kandurata Warriors
149/8 (20 overs)
v
Wayamba United
147/6 (20 overs)
Chris Lynn 80 (51)
Mohammad Hafeez 2/14 (4 overs)
Abdul Razzaq 36* (18)
Kaushal Lokuarachchi 3/15 (3 overs)
Kandurata won by 2 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Ravindra Kottahachchi and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Chris Lynn (Kandurata Warriors)
  • Kandurata Warriors won the toss and elected to bat.

25 August
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Basnahira Cricket Dundee
123/4 (20 overs)
v
Ruhuna Royals
124/6 (16.4 overs)
Cameron Borgas 40 (33)
Wahab Riaz 2/19 (4 overs)
Nasir Jamshed 51* (46)
Mahmudullah 3/30 (4 overs)
Ruhuna won by 4 wickets
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Raveendra Wimalasiri
Player of the match: Nasir Jamshed (Ruhuna Royals)
  • Basnahira Cricket Dundee won the toss and elected to bat.

25 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Sagara Gallage

26 August
14:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Uthura Rudras
149/6 (20 overs)
v
Nagenahira Nagas
134/9 (20 overs)
Chamara Kapugedera 43 (32)
Shaminda Eranga 2/32 (4 overs)
Uthura won by 15 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Sena Nandiweera and Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Player of the match: Rana Naved-ul-Hasan (Uthura Rudras)
  • Uthura Rudras won the toss and elected to bat.

26 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Wayamba United
162/7 (20 overs)
v
Ruhuna Royals
148/9 (20 overs)
Dinesh Chandimal 75 (54)
Dilruwan Perera 2/32 (4 overs)
Lahiru Thirimanne 40* (34)
Chathuranga Kumara 2/17 (4 overs)
Wayamba won by 14 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Nishan Dhanasinghe and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Dinesh Chandimal (Wayamba United)
  • Wayamba United won the toss and elected to bat.

27 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Uva Next
160/7 (20 overs)
v
Nagenahira Nagas
163/4 (19.1 overs)
Dilshan Munaweera 45 (35)
Shaminda Eranga 2/25 (4 overs)
Imran Nazir 44 (25)
Charith Jayampathi 2/37 (4 overs)
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Maurice Zilwa
Player of the match: Imran Nazir (Nagenahira Nagas)
  • Uva Next won the toss and elected to bat.

Knockout stage[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
1 Wayamba United 151/6 (20 overs)
4 Uva Next 171/6 (20 overs)
4 Uva Next (D/L) 63/1 (5.1 overs)
2 Nagenahira Nagas 134/4 (15 overs)
2 Nagenahira Nagas No result
3 Kandurata Warriors Bye

Semi-finals[edit]

28 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Uva Next
171/6 (20 overs)
v
Wayamba United
151/8 (20 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 50* (41)
Abdul Razzaq 2/17 (4 overs)
Azhar Mahmood 75* (47)
Jacob Oram 3/16 (4 overs)
Uva won by 20 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Asoka De Silva and Tyron Wijewardene
Player of the match: Jacob Oram (Uva)
  • Uva Next won the toss and elected to bat

29 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Sagara Gallage and Ruchira Palliyaguruge
  • Nagenahira Nagas advanced to the final as the higher seed.

Final[edit]

31 August
20:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Nagenahira Nagas
134/4 (15 overs)
v
Uva Next
63/1 (5.1 overs)
Angelo Mathews 73* (27)
Andrew McDonald 2/24 (3 overs)
Dilshan Munaweera 44 (23)
Ajantha Mendis 1/25 (2 overs)
Uva won by 19 runs (D/L)
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Umpires: Asoka de Silva and Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Player of the match: Dilshan Munaweera (Uva)
  • Nagenahira Nagas won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain first reduced the match to 15 overs per side. Rain stopped play after 5.1 overs in Uva Next's innings. Their target would have been 45 runs according to the Duckworth–Lewis method.

Statistics[edit]

Most runs[edit]

The top five highest run scorers (total runs) in the season are included in this table.

Player[7] Team Inns Runs Ave SR HS 100 50 4s 6s
Sri Lanka Munaweera, DilshanDilshan Munaweera Uva Next 7 212 35.33 144.21 45 0 0 22 12
Sri Lanka Mathews, AngeloAngelo Mathews Nagenahira Nagas 7 211 70.33 139.73 73* 0 1 19 6
Pakistan Akmal, KamranKamran Akmal Wayamba United 5 203 40.60 128.48 79 0 2 23 4
Sri Lanka Dilshan, TillakaratneTillakaratne Dilshan Basnahira Cricket Dundee 6 195 39.00 122.64 66* 0 2 21 4
Bangladesh Iqbal, TamimTamim Iqbal Wayamba United 6 190 38.00 137.68 93* 0 1 20 9

Most wickets[edit]

The following table contains the five leading wicket-takers of the season.

Player[8] Team Inns Wkts Ave Econ BBI SR 4WI 5WI
New Zealand Oram, JacobJacob Oram Uva Next 6 11 8.00 3.82 3/6 12.5 0 0
Pakistan Tanvir, SohailSohail Tanvir Kandurata Warriors 5 11 13.27 7.96 4/32 10.0 1 0
Sri Lanka Eranga, ShamindaShaminda Eranga Nagenahira Nagas 7 11 17.54 7.72 3/15 13.0 0 0
Sri Lanka Udana, IsuruIsuru Udana Wayamba United 7 11 18.09 7.96 2/17 13.6 0 0
Sri Lanka Mendis, AjanthaAjantha Mendis Nagenahira Nagas 7 11 19.18 8.44 3/34 13.6 0 0

Special awards[edit]

Player[9] Team Award Value
Sri Lanka Akila Dananjaya Wayamba United Young Player of the Tournament
Sri Lanka Shaminda Eranga Nagenahira Nagas Man of the Tournament Mahindra XUV500

References[edit]

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