Sri Lankan Premier League, which was just a domestic T20 cricket league till last year, now with a new a face and dimensions all set to start on July 19. Obviously the attempt is inspired by the success of Indian Premier League which has completed it’s fourth season in May 2011. Sri Lankan Premier League better known as SLPL 2011 will have 30 plus international cricketers both foreign and native. There are seven teams in the SLPL 2011 season representing seven provinces of Sri Lanka. Apart from IPL all the seven teams in the SLPL are run by Sri Lankan Cricket Board.
SLPL 2011TeamsBasnahira Bears: Lead by TM Dilshan representing Western Province.
Kandurata Kites: Lead byKumar Sangakkara representing Central Province.
Naganahira Nagas: Represented by Eastern Province lead by Shahid Afridi.
Ruhuna Rhinos: Lead by Sanath Jaysuria represents Southern Province.
Uthura Oryxes: Representing Northen province lead by Daniel Vettory .
Uva Unicorns: Lead by Cahminda Vaas repersenting Uva.
Wayamba Wolves: Lead by Mahela Jayawardene representing North Western Province
Team members are not finalised in any team.