There is a wait of cricket lovers seems to be over now. The most awaiting Lanka premier league inaugural is not far now. The LPL T20 player’s draft held on 19 October 2020. This LPL was to be played in August 2020, but all put off due to the pandemic situation. The delay is only due to the COVID 19 situation in Sri Lanka. Still, there announced a 14 days quarantine in the country, which affected the SCL decision too.
There will be five teams which will play from 21 November till 13 December. There will be 23 matches between the five teams [check schedule].
Team and Lanka premier league LPL T20 player’s draft
Five teams will play Lanka premier league. As the SCL revealed, the auction for Lanka premier league would be on 19 October. The player auction was postponed to 9 October due to some pandemic issues. Now the final date of the auction is 19 October, as SCL said.
Available international players:
It is of top most interest to know about the players participating in the premier league. Players and their performance are what every fan waits for anxiously.
Similarly, the excitement and craze of cricket fans are at the peak of their favorite player. Every cricket fan wants to be informed of the player draft for LPL. According to the announcement of SLC, there will be 30 more foreigner players, including:
- Shakib al Hassan
- Darren Sammy
- Chris Gayle
- Darren Bravo
- Shahid Afridi
I will participate in LPL for sure.
A few Words by SLC vice president:
The Vice president of SLC named “Ravin Wickramaratne, said that “this league will not only make a platform for national players bout will help them develop their skills after playing with foreigner players. This LPL provides them an opportunity. The fans can now watch this quality LPL from 14 November 2020“.
This league aims to promote cricket on the international level after this long ban on sports due to COVID. The tour to Sri Lanka of the South Africans was also canceled only because of the quarantine.