Andhra Premier League 2024 Kicks Off on June 30th: Squads, Venue, Schedule, Streaming and All You Need to Know

The wait is over for cricket fans in Andhra Pradesh! The much-anticipated third season of the Andhra Premier League (APL) is all set to begin on June 30th, 2024. Organized by the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA), the league will see six teams vying for glory in a two-week-long tournament.

Defending Champions Face Off Against 2022 Winners in Opening Match

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The season kicks off with a high-voltage clash between defending champions Rayalaseema Kings and 2022 winners Coastal Riders in a rematch of last year’s finals. The opening match will be played on June 30th at 6:30 PM IST at the Dr. Y S Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

Round Robin Matches Followed by Knockout Stages

All 19 matches of the APL 2024 will be played at the same venue in Visakhapatnam. The league stage will follow a single round-robin format, where each team plays every other team once. The top four teams from the round-robin stage will then progress to the knockout playoffs.

The knockout stages will begin on July 11th with the Eliminator, followed by Qualifier 1 and Qualifier 2. The winner of Qualifier 1 will directly qualify for the final, while the loser will get another shot at glory through Qualifier 2. The winner of Qualifier 2 will then take on the winner of Qualifier 1 in the much-awaited final on July 13th.

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Star Players to Watch Out For

The APL 2024 features a good mix of young talent and experienced players. Some of the key players to watch out for include:

  • India wicket-keeper batter KS Bharat: A rising star in Indian cricket, Bharat will be a crucial player for his team.
  • Ricky Bhui: The top run-scorer in the 2023-24 Ranji Trophy season, Bhui’s batting prowess could be a game-changer.
  • Shaik Rasheed: Another exciting young talent, Rasheed’s batting skills will be on display throughout the tournament.

Where to watch APL 2024 Live? 

Cricket fans can catch all the action of the APL 2024 live on Star Sports First and Star Sports 1 Telugu channels. Additionally, the matches will be live-streamed on the FanCode app and website with Telugu and English commentary options.

Complete Schedule of APL 2024

The complete schedule for the APL 2024 is available online. All day games will start at 2:30 PM IST, while the evening games will commence at 6:30 PM IST.

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DateMatchTime (IST)
Sunday, June 30Rayalaseema Kings vs Coastal Riders6:30 PM
Monday, July 1Vizag Warriors vs Bezawada Tigers2:00 PM
Monday, July 1Coastal Riders vs Uttarandhra Lions6:30 PM
Tuesday, July 2Rayalaseema Kings vs Vizag Warriors2:00 PM
Tuesday, July 2Uttarandhra Lions vs Godavari Titans6:30 PM
Wednesday, July 3Coastal Riders vs Bezawada Tigers2:00 PM
Wednesday, July 3Rayalaseema Kings vs Godavari Titans6:30 PM
Saturday, July 6Godavari Titans vs Bezawada Tigers2:00 PM
Saturday, July 6Vizag Warriors vs Coastal Riders6:30 PM
Sunday, July 7Uttarandhra Lions vs Rayalaseema Kings2:00 PM
Sunday, July 7Godavari Titans vs Vizag Warriors6:30 PM
Monday, July 8Uttarandhra Lions vs Vizag Warriors2:00 PM
Monday, July 8Bezawada Tigers vs Rayalaseema Kings6:30 PM
Tuesday, July 9Coastal Riders vs Godavari Titans2:00 PM
Tuesday, July 9Bezawada Tigers vs Uttarandhra Lions6:30 PM
Thursday, July 11Eliminator2:00 PM
Thursday, July 11Qualifier 16:30 PM
Friday, July 12Qualifier 26:30 PM
Saturday, July 13Final6:30 PM

APL 2024: Full List of Teams

The six teams competing in the APL 2024 are:

  • Rayalaseema Kings (Defending Champions): P Girinath Reddy (captain), SK Kamaruddin, B Vinay Kumar, DVS Sriram, P V Satyanarayana Raju, M Anjaneyulu, S MD Rafi, Syed Salman, Gutta Rohit, P Roshan Pavan, T Vamsi Krishna, T V Sai Sravan, K Haneesh Veera Reddy, A Sai Surya Teja, D B Prasanth Kumar, G J S Prudhvi Raj, G Manvith Reddy, KN Pridhvi Raj, CH Sai Sandeep, V Vital Kumar
  • Coastal Riders (2022 Winners): S Ashish, Shaik Abdulla, D Ranadheer Reddy, P Sutej Reddy, Shaik Abdul Razak, Pasam Naveen, Shaik Rasheed(captain), E Dharani Kumar, M Harsha Vardhan, KSN Raju, M Lekaz Reddy, Manyala Pranith, C Siddhardha, Abhishek M Reddy, P Arjun Tendulkar, B Rilasa Reddy, CH Stephen, T Siva Kumar, I Karthik Raman, Y Pramod
  • Vizag Warriors: K Ashwin Hebbar, M Yuvan, Bandaru Sujhan, K Karan Shinde, GSP Teja, P Prudhvi Manohar, J Saketh Ram, P Manikanta Gangadhar, Kona Srikar Bharat (captain), Sirikolla Harish, G Lochann Raju, K Revanth Reddy, B Munish Varma, K Sudharsan, Y Girish Kumar Reddy, R Chinnaraju, Bailapudi Yeswanth, G Mallikarjuna, B Varshith Reddy, T Bharath
  • Bezawada Tigers: KP Sai Rahul, K Maheep Kumar, Golamaru Manish, S Dhruva Kumar Reddy, Andimani Brahma Teja, Akash Gaddipathi, K Dheeraj Lakshman, P Avinash, Munnangi Abhinav, Ricky Bhui (captain), Shaik Mahaboob, J Durga Kumar, MK Datta Reddy, G Eswar Rithvikk, A Lalith Mohan, Shambu Akhil, K Sai Teja, C Tanishq Naidu, M Hari Shankar Reddy, T Sai Prakash
  • Uttarandhra Lions: S Venkata Rahul, Y Prithvi Raj, P Tejaswi, Y Vasu, SH Srinivas, M Ravi Kiran, B Satvik, G Srikar Sai Reddy, K Ajay Kumar, C Varun Teja Reddy, GNE Santosh, B Ayyappa, M Madhav, P Tapaswi, Sanaboyina Tarun, G Gulfaam Saleh (captain), N Himakar, K Thamas Ram Kumar, M Dheeraj Kumar, Tegada Sai Kumar
  • Godavari Titans: M Hemanth Reddy, KV Sasikanth, CR Ganeshwar (captain), T Vijay, SK MD Kamil, Yara Sandeep, GK Chiranjeevi, K Nitish Kumar Reddy (injured), UAV Varma, CH Surendra Krishna, Gadde Samanvith, TM Rishi Sahith, SK Ismail, Poda Yashwanth, CH Ravi Teja

With a strong mix of teams, exciting players, and a knockout format, the APL 2024 promises to be a thrilling tournament for cricket fans in Andhra Pradesh and beyond. So mark your calendars, choose your favourite team, and get ready for some exciting cricket action!

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The wait is over for cricket fans in Andhra Pradesh! The much-anticipated third season of the Andhra Premier League (APL) is all set to begin on June 30th, 2024. Organized by the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA), the league will see six teams vying for glory in a two-week-long tournament.

Defending Champions Face Off Against 2022 Winners in Opening Match

The season kicks off with a high-voltage clash between defending champions Rayalaseema Kings and 2022 winners Coastal Riders in a rematch of last year's finals. The opening match will be played on June 30th at 6:30 PM IST at the Dr. Y S Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

Round Robin Matches Followed by Knockout Stages

All 19 matches of the APL 2024 will be played at the same venue in Visakhapatnam. The league stage will follow a single round-robin format, where each team plays every other team once. The top four teams from the round-robin stage will then progress to the knockout playoffs.

The knockout stages will begin on July 11th with the Eliminator, followed by Qualifier 1 and Qualifier 2. The winner of Qualifier 1 will directly qualify for the final, while the loser will get another shot at glory through Qualifier 2. The winner of Qualifier 2 will then take on the winner of Qualifier 1 in the much-awaited final on July 13th.

Star Players to Watch Out For

The APL 2024 features a good mix of young talent and experienced players. Some of the key players to watch out for include:

  • India wicket-keeper batter KS Bharat: A rising star in Indian cricket, Bharat will be a crucial player for his team.
  • Ricky Bhui: The top run-scorer in the 2023-24 Ranji Trophy season, Bhui's batting prowess could be a game-changer.
  • Shaik Rasheed: Another exciting young talent, Rasheed's batting skills will be on display throughout the tournament.

Where to watch APL 2024 Live? 

Cricket fans can catch all the action of the APL 2024 live on Star Sports First and Star Sports 1 Telugu channels. Additionally, the matches will be live-streamed on the FanCode app and website with Telugu and English commentary options.

Complete Schedule of APL 2024

The complete schedule for the APL 2024 is available online. All day games will start at 2:30 PM IST, while the evening games will commence at 6:30 PM IST.

DateMatchTime (IST)
Sunday, June 30Rayalaseema Kings vs Coastal Riders6:30 PM
Monday, July 1Vizag Warriors vs Bezawada Tigers2:00 PM
Monday, July 1Coastal Riders vs Uttarandhra Lions6:30 PM
Tuesday, July 2Rayalaseema Kings vs Vizag Warriors2:00 PM
Tuesday, July 2Uttarandhra Lions vs Godavari Titans6:30 PM
Wednesday, July 3Coastal Riders vs Bezawada Tigers2:00 PM
Wednesday, July 3Rayalaseema Kings vs Godavari Titans6:30 PM
Saturday, July 6Godavari Titans vs Bezawada Tigers2:00 PM
Saturday, July 6Vizag Warriors vs Coastal Riders6:30 PM
Sunday, July 7Uttarandhra Lions vs Rayalaseema Kings2:00 PM
Sunday, July 7Godavari Titans vs Vizag Warriors6:30 PM
Monday, July 8Uttarandhra Lions vs Vizag Warriors2:00 PM
Monday, July 8Bezawada Tigers vs Rayalaseema Kings6:30 PM
Tuesday, July 9Coastal Riders vs Godavari Titans2:00 PM
Tuesday, July 9Bezawada Tigers vs Uttarandhra Lions6:30 PM
Thursday, July 11Eliminator2:00 PM
Thursday, July 11Qualifier 16:30 PM
Friday, July 12Qualifier 26:30 PM
Saturday, July 13Final6:30 PM

APL 2024: Full List of Teams

The six teams competing in the APL 2024 are:

  • Rayalaseema Kings (Defending Champions): P Girinath Reddy (captain), SK Kamaruddin, B Vinay Kumar, DVS Sriram, P V Satyanarayana Raju, M Anjaneyulu, S MD Rafi, Syed Salman, Gutta Rohit, P Roshan Pavan, T Vamsi Krishna, T V Sai Sravan, K Haneesh Veera Reddy, A Sai Surya Teja, D B Prasanth Kumar, G J S Prudhvi Raj, G Manvith Reddy, KN Pridhvi Raj, CH Sai Sandeep, V Vital Kumar
  • Coastal Riders (2022 Winners): S Ashish, Shaik Abdulla, D Ranadheer Reddy, P Sutej Reddy, Shaik Abdul Razak, Pasam Naveen, Shaik Rasheed(captain), E Dharani Kumar, M Harsha Vardhan, KSN Raju, M Lekaz Reddy, Manyala Pranith, C Siddhardha, Abhishek M Reddy, P Arjun Tendulkar, B Rilasa Reddy, CH Stephen, T Siva Kumar, I Karthik Raman, Y Pramod
  • Vizag Warriors: K Ashwin Hebbar, M Yuvan, Bandaru Sujhan, K Karan Shinde, GSP Teja, P Prudhvi Manohar, J Saketh Ram, P Manikanta Gangadhar, Kona Srikar Bharat (captain), Sirikolla Harish, G Lochann Raju, K Revanth Reddy, B Munish Varma, K Sudharsan, Y Girish Kumar Reddy, R Chinnaraju, Bailapudi Yeswanth, G Mallikarjuna, B Varshith Reddy, T Bharath
  • Bezawada Tigers: KP Sai Rahul, K Maheep Kumar, Golamaru Manish, S Dhruva Kumar Reddy, Andimani Brahma Teja, Akash Gaddipathi, K Dheeraj Lakshman, P Avinash, Munnangi Abhinav, Ricky Bhui (captain), Shaik Mahaboob, J Durga Kumar, MK Datta Reddy, G Eswar Rithvikk, A Lalith Mohan, Shambu Akhil, K Sai Teja, C Tanishq Naidu, M Hari Shankar Reddy, T Sai Prakash
  • Uttarandhra Lions: S Venkata Rahul, Y Prithvi Raj, P Tejaswi, Y Vasu, SH Srinivas, M Ravi Kiran, B Satvik, G Srikar Sai Reddy, K Ajay Kumar, C Varun Teja Reddy, GNE Santosh, B Ayyappa, M Madhav, P Tapaswi, Sanaboyina Tarun, G Gulfaam Saleh (captain), N Himakar, K Thamas Ram Kumar, M Dheeraj Kumar, Tegada Sai Kumar
  • Godavari Titans: M Hemanth Reddy, KV Sasikanth, CR Ganeshwar (captain), T Vijay, SK MD Kamil, Yara Sandeep, GK Chiranjeevi, K Nitish Kumar Reddy (injured), UAV Varma, CH Surendra Krishna, Gadde Samanvith, TM Rishi Sahith, SK Ismail, Poda Yashwanth, CH Ravi Teja

With a strong mix of teams, exciting players, and a knockout format, the APL 2024 promises to be a thrilling tournament for cricket fans in Andhra Pradesh and beyond. So mark your calendars, choose your favourite team, and get ready for some exciting cricket action!

Stay updated with all the cricketing action, follow Cricadium on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Telegram, and Instagram