[caption id="attachment_694091" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Brian-Lara.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-694091" alt="Brian Lara to participate in Gujarat Premier League Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Brian-Lara.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Brian Lara to participate in Gujarat Premier League Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>The inaugural edition of the Gujarat Premier League (GPL), a state and franchise-based T20 cricket tournament, will start on May 28, it was announced on Monday. <p></p> <p></p>The tournament which will conclude on June 10, will be played in Surat, Ahmedabad and Rajkot. <p></p> <p></p>A total of six former Indian players, 18 international and domestic stars will be in action over a period of 12 days. GPL will have six teams fighting it out. Each team will consist of one former Indian cricketer, three former International players, three new-cap players and domestic stars. <p></p> <p></p>A total of 18 matches will be played during the course of the tournament and it will commence with a grand opening ceremony, wherein prominent Bollywood stars will be seen performing. <p></p> <p></p>The event will have cricketers like <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mohammad-kaif/">Mohammad Kaif</a>, Owais Shah, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/herschelle-gibbs/">Herschelle Gibbs</a>, Makhaya Ntini, Muthiah Muralidaran, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/brian-lara/">Brian Lara</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/andrew-symonds/">Andrew Symonds</a>, Alistair Campbell, Ricardo Powell, Tino Best, Mathew Hoggard, Charles Coventry, Farveez Maharoof, Chamara Silva, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ajantha-mendis/">Ajantha Mendis</a>, Paul Adams, Justin Kemp, Ramesh Powar and many more. <p></p> <p></p>The winner will get a cash prize of Rs 51 lakh, while the runners-up will earn Rs 21 lakh. Also, each participating team will get Rs 2 lakh in addition to the prize amount.