PJL T20 – Pakistan Junior League 2022 Under 19

The First-Ever PJL T20 (Pakistan Junior League) also known as Junior PSL is announced giving young talent an opportunity to show their talent and train with Legends. In this tournament under 19 players from all over the world will participate in playing this 15 days league.

In this League, 12 Cities had  Participated in open bidding. The Six teams with the highest bid had become part of the first-ever Junior Premier League. The PJL Draft will be held on 8 September. The Selected Players will be divided into the following 3 categories.

  1. Elite (National U-19 Players)
  2. Premier (Region Players)
  3. X-Factor (Foreign and Local Talent )
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Pakistan Junior League

In PJL League, Six franchise teams from different cities will compete in a 19-match competition at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. In addition to participants, they will be selected through a draft process, while the mentors from each dugout will be legendary players.

Country Pakistan
Administrator PCB
Format T20
Edition 2022
Number of Teams 6
Drafting 8 Sep 2022
Opening Ceremony 6 Oct
Grand Final 21 Oct
Players Age Limit 16-19

The first-ever Pakistan Junior League (PJL) T20 tournament will be launched in Lahore on October 6 with twelve cities bidding for six franchises. Below are Teams Cities that will Participate in PJL and soon the Teams Name will be Announced. The PJL Squads will be announced after the Drafting.

Cities for Pakistan Junior League – PJLt20 2022

  1. Bahawalpur (South Punjab)
  2. Gujranwala (Upper Punjab)
  3. Gwadar (Balochistan)
  4. Hyderabad (Sindh)
  5. Mardan (KPK)
  6. Rawalpindi (Northern)

The first international junior league will feature 6 cities not currently part of the PSL, with bidders offering the highest amount being chosen.

During an interview, a PCB official Said

We have floated an open bidding process. Six cities securing the highest bids will play the first-ever PJL. The cities selected are not part of the PSL meaning the junior league will have six new cities. We are also planning to select different cities for the first-ever Women League to be announced later.

PJL League

Chairman Pakistan cricket board (PCB) Mr. Ramiz Hasan Raja has announced Pakistan’s 1st ever Junior league or under-19 PSL called Pakistan junior league (PJL) and invited sponsors for auction. In a press release on Thursday, 14th of April 2022, Pakistan Cricket Board released the Request for Expressions of Interest for various available rights relating to the Twenty20 competition. The Pakistan Junior League Schedule is announced, and the tournament begins on the 6th of October 2022 to the 21st of October 2022 in Lahore.

PJL T20 2022 Announcement

PCB Charman Mr. Ramiz Hasan Raja has announced the new SiX franchise-based Under 19 Cricket tournament on the 14th of April. PJL is scheduled for this year starting from October and the Draft will be held on 08 September 2022.

A bidding process for the streaming rights has been completed. The PCB chairman has disclosed the Livestream right of all the PJL League. PTV Sports has purchased all the Streaming rights so now you can watch all the matches live at PTV sports.

The following rights are requesting expression of interest from the interested sponsors:  

  1. Title Sponsorship
  2. Live-Streaming
  3. Category Sponsorships
  4. Team Franchises

List of Selected Players through Video Campaign

The following Players have been selected from the 3000 Video entries. These players will now camp at NHPC Lahore for age verification and trials. After that the Selected players will a part of Draft on 8 September 2022.

Players City
Abdullah Hassan Lahore
Adeel Basharat Azad Kashmir
Aftab Ahmed Mardan
Ahsan Burewala
Ammar Yasin Peshawar
Atif Zafar Rawalpindi
Haider Ahsan Peshawar
Usman Sohail Lahore
Husnain Aftab Sawat
Junaid Khan Waziristan
Maujood Ali Mohammad Agency
Muhamamd Sajjad Arifwala
Musa Azad Karachi
Nawaz Afradi N/A
Salahuddin Bannu
Ubaidullah Lahore
Umar Ali Okara

PJL Players Age

Every Junior player wants to be a part of PJl and we have been questioned many times about the age of players selected for the Pjl League.

In the Latest Speech of PCB Director of Media and Communications, Sami Ul Hassan it is now official that the player below under 19 will be selected by a complete medical check. Get more details about Players’ age from here. The Players aged from 16 to 19 will play in the Pakistan Junior League or be born after 01 September 2003. So the Minimum age to Join Pjl league is 16 Years.

Pakistan Junior League Mentors

PCB has Officially announced that 6 Mentors. Javid Miandad (Former Pakistani Cricketer, Caption, and Head Coach of Pakistan) is announced as the Head of All the Mentors. Below is the list of all Mentors announced.

  • Shahid Afridi (Former Allrounder and Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team)
  • Darren Samy (Former Allrounder and Captain of West Indies Cricket Team, and won 2 T20 World cups)
  • Shoaib Malik (Former Pakistan Captain and Current Part of Pakistan T20 Cricket Team)
  • Imran Tahir (Former Player of South Africa)
  • Colin Munro (Former Player of New Zeland)
  • Sir Vivian Richards (Former Allrounder and Captain of West Indies Cricket Team)

FAQs

When will the Pakistan Junior League Matches Starts?

The Schedule of PJL Matches will soon be Announced. But According to PCB Chairmain, the Tournament starts from 6 October 2022 till 21 October.

What will be the Age of Junior Players Selected for the League? 

According to the PCB Director of Media and Communications (Sami Ul Hassan) players under the age of 19 will be selected for this league after a complete medical age check.

When will the First Match of PJL League be played?

PCB Chairman has confirmed that the First match will be played on 6th October.

136 thoughts on “PJL T20 – Pakistan Junior League 2022 Under 19”

    • age limit is 16-19 years,
      you can improve your skills by joining any cricket academy in your District, after 2 years you can be a part of PJL.
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  1. Asslam-o-Alikum sir My name is Muhammad Saad and I want to become a part of PJL and I am also not a part of cricket academy and i am a batsman so can you please tell me how can I join PJL and how can I play U-19

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  2. Aoa sir here is mohsin khan sir i am specialised in leg-break bowling as well as off-break bowling.
    Sir i wanna join this league but i haven’t join any cricket academy yet,i am a talented bowler and big hitter against spinners my age is 13 but in my birth papers i am of 11.sir where can i give trails for pjl

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  3. @teampjl i am ready iam allrounder bating rigth hand spin right hand gogly off spin leg spin leg brake i have no join any accademy my age is 15 years

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  4. @teampjl i am ready iam allrounder bating rigth hand spin right hand gogly off spin leg spin leg brake i have no join any accademy my age is 15 years i am a local player i am a good players at all format of cricket

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  5. Hello sir Assalamualaikum iam Asif Ali brohi from Nawabshah I want to become a part of PJL iam a right hand batsman and Off spinner so please guide me that how can I join the PJL give me detail info about it……thanks

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    • Sir iam Asif Ali from Nawabshah i am playing in Green start cricket club Nawabshah right now . Iam Good right hand batsman as well as off spinner iam very interested in PJL but I don’t know that how I can join it , how I can give my trials . Sir I want to become a part of PJL .How can I do it???????

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      • The only way to join Pakistan Junior League is by Posting your videos on your Instagram and Twitter account and using these Hashtags #pjl #next11 #huntforthenext11 #pjlt20official

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  6. My name is Humayon Khan sir i am right arm fast bowler.
    I wanna join PJL but i haven’t join any cricket academy yet, I am 16 Years Old Talented Fast Bowler and mature Batsman as well. So where can I give trials Or Submit my video.

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  7. My name is Humayon Khan sir i am right arm fast bowler.
    I want to Play PAKISTAN JUNIOUR LEAGUE but i haven’t join any cricket academy or anything yet, I am 16 Years Old Talented Fast Bowler and mature Batsman as well. So where can I give trials Or Submit my video.

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  8. Sir How i can aplly for jpl please guide us sir.🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰

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  9. Sir My Name is Suneel Kumar I played cricket very well and my dream to play for Pakistan so kindly help me and tell me ho can I apply for U19 Cricket?

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  10. السلام علیکم سر پاکستان جونیئر لیگ میں کس ایج تک لڑکے کھیل سکتے ہیں اور اس میں رجسٹر ہونے کیلے کیا طریقہ کار ہیں

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  11. PJL Please see my videos that I have already posted on Twitter and instagram…..and plz tell exact date when will be the list for the draft will be announced and when will be the draft started?

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  12. Assalam u alaikum jpl team
    I am from karachi age is 13 not played yet from any domestic , district team
    is there any chance have to play jpl this year or next year

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  13. Assalam u alaikum jpl team
    I am from karachi age is 13 not played yet from any domestic , district team
    is there any chance have to play jpl next year

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