Odisha Premier League OPL was started by Odisha Cricket Association OCA, Cuttack, India in line of Indian Premier League. The Odisha Cricket Association OCA has settled the base cost of each group at Rs 4 lakh. The last date for putting the offering papers was settled on 9 May and the offering procedure would begin from May13. The elimination round and last matches are booked at the Barabati Stadium, Cuttack where the rest matches will be held at Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Brahmapur, Keonjhar, Angul, Jharsuguda, Puri and Kendrapada. Noted Oriya film star Anubhav Mohanty was made the brand diplomat of Odisha Premier League OPL T20 cricket tournament.
The proprietors of the groups would be permitted to buy no less than 20 players, ten of whom might be from the chosen settings and its neighboring zones. The OCA has recognized a sum of 341 reviewed players for the OPL competition to be led out of the blue from 22 May to 12 June. These players have been isolated into five evaluations as indicated by their positioning and experience. Among them, 50 players of State Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy One-day and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T-20 groups have been given Grade A.
Fifteen players of the State under-22 group have been put in Grade B. Review C has been constituted with 34 under-19 and 20 previous State cricketers. Forty players having a place with State under-16 groups have been placed in Grade D. What's more, upwards of 182 players having a place with 34 catchment regions of ious groups have been put in Grade E. They incorporate 16 from Bhubaneswar; 11 each from Cuttack and Rourkela; nine from Kendrapada, eight each from Jajpur and Puri and seven each from Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Angul, Baleswar, Deogarh, Ganjam and Jagatsinghpur.