Lanka Premier League Player Auction To Take Place On October 1

Lanka Premier League might be performed from November 14 to December 6.© Twitter

Sri Lanka’s cricket board will public sale some 150 gamers subsequent month, together with worldwide stars, for the 5 groups that may make up the virus-delayed premier league, officers stated Friday. The 23-match Lanka Premier League (LPL), originally due in August, will now be performed from November 14 to December 6, with matches in Dambulla, Kandy and Hambantota.

“The participant public sale of the LPL might be held on October 1,” the board stated in an announcement.

5 groups named after the Sri Lankan cities of Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Dambulla and Jaffna, will participate.

Sri Lanka Cricket stated 30 foreigners together with Chris Gayle, Darren Sammy, Darren Bravo, Shahid Afridi and Shakib Al Hasan will play within the event.

“Every franchise should purchase as much as six worldwide gamers,” the board stated.

The 5 groups will include 30 worldwide cricketers and 65 native gamers.

The LPL was attributable to begin on August 28 however was postponed after well being authorities insisted on prolonged quarantines for overseas gamers.


Worldwide cricket got here to a halt in Sri Lanka on March 13. The visiting England group pulled out on the second day of a observe match forward of their two-Take a look at sequence because the coronavirus pandemic unfold.

Since then, South Africa and Bangladesh have cancelled scheduled excursions of Sri Lanka.

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