Finnish Premier League 2020 is the latest addition to the return of live cricket amid the ongoing Corona virus pandemic. The tournament will commence from June 1 and will conclude on August 20, 2020.
The training of the players began almost a fortnight ago according to strict Government regulations.
With the start of Finnish T20 League, Finland will become the third International Cricket Council after Vanuatu and Estonia to resume the cricketing action. Eight teams will be participating in the League and will play 60 matches among them.
Helsinki Cricket Club are the defending champions from the 2019 edition of the tournament. They defeated Empire Cricket Club in the final. FPC Finnish Pakistani Club and SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti were the other two clubs to play in the 2019 playoffs. SKK Stadin ja Keravan Kriketti were defeated by Helsinki Cricket Club and Empire Cricket Club in the Qualifiers and FCP Finnish Pakistani Club lost to Empire Cricket Club in the Eliminator.
The eight teams in the tournament are -
All the 60 matches of the Finnish Premier League T20 will be held at two grounds: Kerava National Cricket Ground and Tikkurila Cricket Ground. Majority of the matches including the playoff will be played at Kerava National Cricket Ground.
The matches will be streamed live on Fancode app and the Youtube channel of European Cricket Network (ECN)
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