The Andhra Premier League (APL) is set for its second season starting on August 16th. The 2023 edition, known as APL 2023, will conclude with the final on August 27th.
The 11-day T20 cricket tournament organized by the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) will be held at the Dr YS Rajashekar Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.
The 6 participating teams are the same as last season – defending champions Coastal Riders, Bezawada Tigers, Uttarandhra Lions, Rayalaseema Kings, Vizag Warriors and Godavari Titans.
The Coastal Riders will start their title defense against the Bezawada Tigers, in a rematch of last year’s final. The top 4 teams after the round-robin league stage will progress to the playoffs.
The matches are scheduled at 10 am, 12 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm. When the first match starts at 10 am, the second will begin at 3 pm. If the first match begins at 12pm, the second will start at 5 pm.
The playoffs will feature an Eliminator between 3rd and 4th place, Qualifier 1 between 1st and 2nd, Qualifier 2 between Eliminator winner and Qualifier 1 loser, and the Final between Qualifier 1 winner and Qualifier 2 winner.
Andhra Premier League 2023 Teams | APL 2023 Teams
The first season of the APL T20 tournament included six teams – Bezawada Tigers, Coastal Riders, Godavari Titans, Uttarandhra Lions, Rayalaseema Kings, and Vizag Warriors.
In the round-robin league stage, each team plays the others once in 20-over matches. The league phase has 21 total games, after which the top four teams will progress to the APL 2023 playoffs.
Fans can expect intense contests and spectacular cricket as the teams fight for a place in the finals to compete for the coveted championship trophy.
The inaugural tournament paved the way for what promises to be another thrilling season of the Andhra Premier League.
Here in this table, we have mentioned All the APL 2023 Franchise and their owners:
|APL 2023 Franchise||Owners|
|KVTR Uttarandhra Lions||KVR Estates|
|Rayalaseema Kings||Dasaratharami Reddy|
|Godavari Titans||Malvin Global Energy|
|Coastal Riders||Surya Granites|
|Bezawada Tigers||Andhra Hospitals|
|Vizag Warriors||Pulses Group|
Andhra Premier League Schedule | APL 2023
Here is the full fixture list for APL 2023
|August 16||Wednesday||Coastal Riders vs Bezawada Tigers||5 PM|
|August 17||Thursday||Vizag Warriors vs Godavari Titans||10 AM|
|August 17||Thursday||Rayalaseema Kings vs Uttarandhra Lions||3 PM|
|August 18||Friday||Coastal Riders vs Vizag Warriors||12 PM|
|August 18||Friday||Bezawada Tigers vs Godavari Titans||5 PM|
|August 19||Saturday||Bezawada Tigers vs Rayalaseema Kings||10 AM|
|August 19||Saturday||Uttarandhra Lions vs Coastal Riders||3 PM|
|August 20||Sunday||Uttarandhra Lions vs Vizag Warriors||10 AM|
|August 20||Sunday||Godavari Titans vs Rayalaseema Kings||3 PM|
|August 21||Monday||Bezawada Tigers vs Uttarandhra Lions||12 PM|
|August 21||Monday||Rayalaseema Kings vs Vizag Warriors||5 PM|
|August 22||Tuesday||Godavari Titans vs Coastal Riders||12 PM|
|August 22||Tuesday||Vizag Warriors vs Bezawada Tigers||5 PM|
|August 23||Wednesday||Coastal Riders vs Rayalaseema Kings||12 PM|
|August 23||Wednesday||Uttarandhra Lions vs Godavari Titans||5 PM|
|August 25||Friday||Eliminator: 3rd vs 4th||12 PM|
|August 25||Friday||Qualifier 1: 1st vs 2nd||5 PM|
|August 26||Saturday||Qualifier 2: Eliminator Winner vs Q1 Loser||5 PM|
|August 27||Sunday||Final: Q1 Winner vs Q2 Winner||5 PM|
Where can I watch the APL games in 2023?
The second season of the Andhra Premier League will be available for live streaming on the Fancode app or website. Additionally, you can watch the matches on Star Sports Network’s Star Sports First (English) and Star Sports 1 Telugu SD & HD Channels.
How can I watch the APL 2023 games in India?
You can watch the APL games in 2023 through the following platforms:
Fancode app: Live streaming will be available on the Fancode app or their website.
Star Sports Network: You can tune in to Star Sports First (English) or Star Sports 1 Telugu SD & HD Channels to watch the matches live.
Can I watch the APL 2023 matches on television?
Absolutely! The APL matches will be broadcasted on television as well. You can watch them on Star Sports Network’s Star Sports First (English) and Star Sports 1 Telugu SD & HD Channels.
APL 2023 games are available in Which languages?
The APL matches will be broadcasted in both English and Telugu languages. Star Sports First will provide the English commentary, while Star Sports 1 Telugu SD & HD Channels will offer Telugu commentary.
Can I watch the APL 2023 games outside of India on Fancode?
Fancode’s availability might vary depending on your location. It’s recommended to check the app’s terms and conditions or contact their customer support for information on international access.