The tournament will begin with a clash between Galle Gladiators and Jaffna Kings and will run for 17 days until December 23. Five teams will take part in the competition with Jaffna Kings the reigning champions.
T20 international stars for Sri Lanka such as Kusal Mendis and Thisara Perera will be taking part, as well as overseas players including Carlos Brathwaite and Haider Ali, among others. The matches will take place at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota and Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy, with the final due to be played in Colombo.
Each team will play each other twice in the league stage of the competition, before the knock-out rounds start on December 21. The first and second placed league stage teams will play each other in qualifier one, with the winner of that fixture going straight through to the final. The loser will play the winner of the eliminator, which will be played between the teams who finish in third and fourth place of the league. The winner of that fixture will advance to the final.
LPL 2022 live: TV Channels and live streaming
Sri Lanka: Home viewers can watch the Lanka Premier League on ADA Derana as well as Sony Platforms, with live coverage on Ten Sports.
India: Sony TV, and Ten Cricket will be the place for viewers in India to watch, with streaming available on Sony Liv.
UK: In the United Kingdom, fans can watch the action on Premier Sports channels and live stream the tournament on Viaplay.
Australia: Fox Sports will be broadcasting the tournament in Australia. Telecast begins at 2.45 AEDT.