Lanka Premier League postponed by a week

2020-09-30 at 13:34

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to readjust the commencement date of the ‘Lanka Premier League’ (LPL) in order to ensure that participating players have adequate time to meet ‘Quarantine Requirements’ as per the Government’s health regulations.

Issuing a statement SLC said accordingly, the commencement of the LPL, which was scheduled to start on the 14th of November 2020 will be shifted to 21st November 2020.

Whilst creating space for meeting quarantine requirements, the move is also aimed at giving an opportunity for the players taking part in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to make it to the LPL.

Accordingly, the ‘Player Draft’ of the LPL, which was to take place on the 01st of October, has not been shifted to the 9th of October.

The Lanka Premier League will consist of five franchises, whilst each can buy up to six international players.