The first ever season of the Afghanistan Premier League will be played from 2018 and in this opening edition there will be five teams involved in the competition. Get the latest Afghanistan Premier League Betting Tips for the first season here.
While there’s already a T20 league that’s being played in the country, the Shpageeza Cricket League, this new Afghanistan Premier League will see interest from players from all over the world and according to the Afghan cricket board officials the aim to push it into being one of the top three leagues in the country.
The first season of the Afghanistan Premier League will see five teams play for the ultimate T20 glory in the country. 23 games will be played including three in the knock-out rounds while the tournament will be played in the month of October to avoid clashes with other T20 competitions like the Caribbean Premier League, Vitality T20 Blast or the Lankan Premier League.
The competition will be played on the lines of most other T20 tournaments in the world. There will be a set number of overseas players allowed in each of the team and there will be an auction or a draft to select these players. Some of the top players who could be interested in the competition will be Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine, Shane Watson, AB de Villiers and Chris Lynn among others.
The first season of the Afghanistan Premier League will be played in Sharjah in the UAE and it will be worth watching how the first season of the competition goes.
Here, we will be looking to give all the match by match Afghanistan Premier League predictions and odds from some of the top bookmakers around the world such that you can choose the best tips and win on some exciting markets. For now though, we are looking forward to the rest of the announcements from the Afghanistan Premier League following which we will update the betting tips and predictions.