Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2022 Draft: Full list of Players, Retained & Released Players, Full Squads

On Tuesday (July 5) in Colombo, the players’ draft for the Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2022 Draft was held. Among the international players, T20 specialists like Carlos Brathwaite, Dwaine Pretorius, and Imad Wasim emerged as the highest-priced international players at the event.

Former West Indies T20I captain Brathwaite has agreed to join the newly renamed Kandy Warriors team. As for the South African all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius, who played for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2022, he was picked by the Colombo Stars. Galle Gladiators are delighted to announce the signing of Pakistani veteran all-rounder Imad Wasim.

Lanka Premier League 2022 Total Players in draft

The LPL 2022 draft featured a total of 353 players in total, with 180 of them being overseas players, and 173 being Sri Lankan players. A number of player categories were picked up by the teams Colombo Stars, Jaffna Kings, Galle Gladiators, Kandy Falcons, and Dambulla Giants.

Lanka Premier League 2022 Categories

It is the International Ruby, Sri Lankan Ruby, the International Sapphire, Sri Lankan Sapphire, the International Diamond ‘A,’ the Sri Lankan Diamond ‘A,’ the International Diamond ‘B,’ the Sri Lankan Diamond ‘B,’ the International Platinum, the Sri Lankan Platinum, the Sri Lankan Gold, and the Sri Lankan Silver. There were a total of USD 60000 worth of players in the ‘International Ruby’ category.

Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2022 Draft: Full list of Players, Retained & Released Players, Full Squads

Lanka Premier League 2022 List of Players Picked in Draft

Player NameDrafted byCategoriesPrice
Dwaine PretoriusColombo StarsInternational RubyUSD 60K
D’Archy ShortDambulla GiantsInternational RubyUSD 60K
Imad WasimGalle GladiatorsInternational RubyUSD 60K
Evin LewisJaffna KingsInternational RubyUSD 60K
Carlos BrathwaiteKandy FalconsInternational RubyUSD 60K
Angelo MathewsColombo StarsSri Lankan RubyUSD 60K
Dasun ShanakaDambulla GiantsSri Lankan RubyUSD 60K
Danushka GunathilakaGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan RubyUSD 60K
Thisara PereraJaffna KingsSri Lankan RubyUSD 60K
Wanindu HasarangaKandy FalconsSri Lankan RubyUSD 60K
Asif AliColombo StarsInternational SapphireUSD 50K
Ben CuttingDambulla GiantsInternational SapphireUSD 50K
Faheem AsrafGalle GladiatorsInternational SapphireUSD 50K
Hardus ViljoenJaffna KingsInternational SapphireUSD 50K
Charith AsalankaColombo StarsSri Lankan SapphireUSD 50K
Bhanuka RajapaksaDambulla GiantsSri Lankan SapphireUSD 50K
Dushmantha ChameeraGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan SapphireUSD 50K
Dhananjaya de SilvaJaffna KingsSri Lankan SapphireUSD 50K
Chamika KarunaratneKandy FalconsSri Lankan SapphireUSD 50K
Shoaib MalikJaffna KingsInternational Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Naveen Ul-haqColombo StarsInternational Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Fabian AllenKandy FalconsInternational SapphireUSD 50K
Sandeep LamichhaneDambulla GiantsInternational Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Andre FletcherKandy FalconsInternational Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Dominic DrakesColombo StarsInternational Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Niroshan DickwellaColombo StarsSri Lankan Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Chaturanga de SilvaDambulla GiantsSri Lankan Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Kusal MendisGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Maheesh TheekshanaJaffna KingsSri Lankan Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Ramesh MendisDambulla GiantsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Lakshan SandakanGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Dinesh ChandimalColombo StarsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Nuwan PradeepDambulla GiantsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Nuwan ThusharaGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Dunith WellalageJaffna KingsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Karim JannetColombo StarsInternational PlatinumUSD 15K
Seekkuge PrasannaColombo StarsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Jeffrey VandersayColombo StarsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Tharindu RatnayakeDambulla GiantsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Pulina TharangaGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Praveen JayawickramaJaffna KingsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Kamindu MendisKandy FalconsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Janneman MalanGalle GladiatorsInternational Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Fazalhaq FarooqiColombo StarsInternational Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Dewald BrevisKandy FalconsInternational Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Sherfane RutherfordGalle GladiatorsInternational Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Tim SiefertDambulla GiantsInternational Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Shahnawaz DahaniHaider AliDambulla GiantsDambulla GiantsInternational Diamond ‘B’International Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Azam KhanGalle GladiatorsInternational Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Isuru UdanaKandy FalconsSri Lankan Diamond ‘A’USD 40K
Binura FernandoJaffna KingsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Matheesha PathiranaKandy FalconsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Dhananjaya LakshanColombo StarsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Ashen BandaraKandy FalconsSri Lankan Diamond ‘B’USD 25K
Sarfaraz AhamedGalle GladiatorsInternational PlatinumUSD 15K
Tristan StubbsJaffna KingsInternational PlatinumUSD 15K
Sheldon CottrelDambulla GiantsInternational PlatinumUSD 15K
Usman ShinwariKandy FalconsInternational PlatinumUSD 15K
Ashan PriyanjanKandy FalconsInternational PlatinumUSD 15K
Suminda LakshanJaffna KingsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Nuwanidu FernandoGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Pramod MadushanDambulla GiantsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Sadeera SamarawickramaJaffna KingsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Nimesh VimukthiGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Minod BhanukaKandy FalconsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Lasith CroospulleDambulla GiantsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Ishan JayaratneColombo StarsSri Lankan PlatinumUSD 15K
Muditha LakshanColombo StarsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Dilshan MadushankaJaffna KingsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Movin SubasinghaGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Kalana PereraDambulla GiantsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Avishka PereraKandy FalconsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Ashian DanielKandy FalconsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Lakshitha ManasingheColombo StarsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Nipun DananjayaJaffna KingsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Nipun MalingaGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Dilum SudeeraDambulla GiantsSri Lankan GoldUSD 10K
Kevin KoththigodaColombo StarsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Sachitha JayatilakaDambulla GiantsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Malinda PushpakumaraKandy FalconsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Vijayakanth ViyaskanthJaffna KingsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Sachindu ColombageGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Theesan VidushanJaffna KingsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Lakshan GamageGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Chathuranga KumaraColombo StarsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Janith LiyanageKandy FalconsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Dushan HemanthaDambulla GiantsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Sasha De Alwis SeneviratneDambulla GiantsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Navod ParanavithanaColombo StarsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Lasith AbeyratneKandy FalconsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
T. DinoshanJaffna KingsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Tharindu KaushalGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Ravindu FernandoDambulla GiantsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Sammu AshanGalle GladiatorsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Kavin BandaraKandy FalconSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Chamod BattageColombo StarsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K
Ashan RandikaJaffna KingsSri Lankan SilverUSD 3K

Lanka Premier League 2022 (LPL) Full List of Squads


COLOMBO STARS Pre-Drafted Players

Dwaine Pretorius (USD 60K), Angelo Mathews (USD 60K), Asif Ali (USD 50K), Charith Asalanka (USD 50K), Niroshan Dickwella (USD 40K), Naveen Ul-haq (USD 25K), Dinesh Chandimal (USD 25K), Karim Janat (USD 15K), Seekkuge Prasanna (USD 15K), Jeffrey Vandersay (USD 15K)

COLOMBO STARS Drafted Players

Dominic Drakes (USD 40K), Fazalhaq Farooqi (USD 25K), Dhananjaya Lakshan (USD 25K), Ishan Jayaratne (USD 15K), Muditha Lakshan (USD 10K), Lakshitha Manasinghe (USD 10K), Kevin Koththigoda (USD 3K), Chathuranga Kumara (USD 3K), Navod Paranavithana (USD 3K), Chamod Battage (USD 3K).


GALLE GLADIATORS Pre-Drafted Players

Imad Wasim (USD 60K), Danushka Gunathilaka (USD 60K), Faheem Asraf (USD 50K), Dushmantha Chameera (USD 50K), Kusal Mendis (USD 40K), Lakshan Sandakan (USD 25K), Nuwan Thushara (USD 25K), Pulina Tharanga (USD 15K).


Janneman Malan (USD 40K), Qais Ahmad (USD 25K), Azam Khan (USD 25K), Sarfaraz Ahamed (USD 15K), Nuwanidu Fernando (USD 15K), Nimesh Vimukthi (USD 15K), Movin Subasingha (USD 10K), Nipun Malinga (USD 10K), Sachindu Colombage (USD 3K), Lakshan Gamage (USD 3K), Tharindu Kaushal (USD 3K), Sammu Asham (USD 3K).


DAMBULLA GIANTS Pre-Drafted Players

D’Arcy Short (USD 60K), Dasun Shanaka (USD 60K), Ben Cutting (USD 50K), Bhanuka Rajapaksa (USD 50K), Chaturanga de Silva (USD 40K), Ramesh Mendis (USD 25K), Nuwan Pradeep (USD 25K), Tharindu Ratnayake (USD 15K)


Sandeep Lamichhane (USD 40K), Tim Siefert (USD 25K), Haider Ali (USD 25K), Sheldon Cottrel (USD 15K), Pramod Madushan (USD 15K), Lasith Crosspulle (USD 15K), Kalana Perera (USD 10K), Dilum Sudeera (USD 10K), Sachitha Jayatilaka (USD 3K), Dushan Hemantha (USD 3K), Sasha De Alwis (USD 3K), Ravindu Fernando (USD 3K).


JAFFNA KINGS Pre-Drafted Players

Evin Lewis (USD 60K), Thisara Perera (USD 60K), Hardus Vilojen (USD 50K), Dhananjaya De Silva (USD 50K), Shoaib Malik (USD 40K), Maheesh Theekshana (USD 40K), Dunith Wellalage (USD 25K), Praveen Jayawickrama (USD 15K)

JAFFNA KINGS Drafted Players

Shahnawaz Dahani (USD 25K), Binura Fernando (USD 25K), Tristan Stubbs (USD 15K), Suminda Lakshan (USD 15K), Sadeera Samarawickrama (USD 15K), Dilshan Madushanka (USD 10K), Nipun Dhananjaya (USD 10K), Vijayakanth Viyaskanth (USD 3K), Theesan Vidushan (USD 3K), T. Dinoshan (USD 3K), Ashan Randika (USD 3K)


KANDY FALCONS Pre-Drafted Players

Carlos Brathwaite (USD 60K), Wanindu Hasaranga (USD 60K), Chamika Karunaratne (USD 50K), Kamindu Mendis (USD 15K)

KANDY FALCONS Drafted Players

Fabian Allen (USD 50K), Andre Fletcher (USD 40K), Isuru Udana (USD 40K), Dewald Brevis (USD 25K), Matheesha Pathirana (USD 25K), Ashen Bandara (USD 25K), Usman Shinwari (USD 15K), Ashan Priyanjan (USD 15K), Minod Bhanuka (USD 15K), Avishka Perera (USD 10K), Ashian Daniel (USD 10K), Malinda Pushpakumara (USD 3K), Janith Liyanage (USD 3K), Lasith Abeyratne (USD 3K), Kavin Bandara (USD 3K)

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