Sri Lankan Cricket Board has been trying for many years to organize their own T20 league which can help their local Sri Lankan Cricketers to groom and showcase their special talent in front of the whole world. Finally, it has been confirmed that the Lanka premier league auction is going to be held on October 19.
The Lanka premier league auction date announced by an SCB official in a press release and he also confirmed that around 150 foreign international stars will be available in the Sri Lanka premier league auction which will provide an ample choice for the five franchises to choose the best players available.
LPL 2020 Draft Live Picks
We will be keeping all our readers updated with LPL 2020 Player auctions as they happen on the 19th of October, 2020. This post will be updated instantly as the officials of Lanka Premier League announce the bidding process of each player. The highest bidder for each player will be able to select him in their franchise. The Sri Lanka premier league 2020 auction will be kept the same as we are used to see in Indian Premier League. The complete Lanka Premier League team squads are as follows.
Colombo Kings Draft Picks
Angelo Mathews, Andre Russell, Faf du Plessis, Manpreet Singh Gony, Manvinder Bisla, Isuru Udana, Dinesh Chandimal, Amila Aponso, Ashan Priyanjaya, Ravinderpal Singh, Dusmantha Chameera, Jefferey Vandersay, Thikshila de Silva, Pht Kaushal, Lahiru Udara, Himesh Ramanayka, Kalana Perera, Tharindu Rathnayaka, Navod Paranawithana
Dambulla Hawks Draft Picks
Dasun Shanaka, David Miller, Carlos Brathwaite, Samit Patel, Niroshan Dickwella, Lahiru Kumara, Oshada Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Paul Stirling, Lahiru Madushanka, Upul Tharanga, Angelo Perera, Ramesh Mendis, Pulina Tharanga, Ashen Bandara, Dilshan Madushanka, Sachindu Colombage
Galle Gladiators Draft Picks
Lasith Malinga, Shahid Afridi, Colin Ingram, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Amir, Danushka Gunatilleka, Bhanuka Rajapaska, Akila Dananjaya, Milinda Siriwardena, Sarfraz Ahmed, Azam Khan, Lakshan Sandakan, Shehan Jayasuriya, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Thushara, Mohomed Shiraz, Dhanjaya Lakshan, Chanaka Ruwansiri
Jaffna Stallions Draft Picks
Thisara Perera, Dawid Malan, Wanidu Hasaranga, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Avishka Fernando, Dananjaya De Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Binura Fernando, Asif Ali, Minod Bhanuka, Chathuranga de Silva, Mahesh Theekshana, Charith Asalanka, Navindu Fernando, Kanagaratnam Kapilraj, Theivendiram Dinoshan, Yiyakanth Yiyaskanth
Kandy Tuskers Draft Picks
Kusal Janith, Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett, Wahab Riaz, Kusal Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Seekkuge Prasanna, Asela Gunerathne, Naveen-ul-Haq, Kamindu Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Priyamal Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Priyamal Perera, Kavisha Anjula, Lasith Embuldeniya, Lahiru Samarakoon, Nishan Madushka Fernando, Chamika Edirisinghe, Ishan Jayaratne
LPL 2020 Draft Live Stream
Fans from all around the world will be able to watch lanka premier league auction live streaming on the official social media channels of lanka premier league as well as on digital online streaming websites like Crichd, smartcric, crictime and many others. It’s also expected that the lanka premier league auction live telecast in india will take place through the Sony Network which is also currently broadcasting the Dream11 IPL 2020.
Watch the lpl 2020 auction live stream from here so you don’t miss out on any of the live cricket updates regarding your favorite players being auctioned on the 19th of October 2020. All the LPL auction details will also be updated on our official social media channels including Facebook and Twitter.
Sri Lanka Premier League 2020 Draft
In the LPL 2020 auction, each franchise can buy up to Six International players which will account for around 30 International Players along with 65 local Sri Lankan players so all in all each franchise can have up to 19 players available in the squad. The LPL 2020 Player auction will be completed on the 19th of October however, after the draft the management of LPL 2020 will need to get the Government approval first for a shorter quarantine period for players and management involved.
LPL 2020 Auction Players List
In the LPL 2020 draft players list we know that there will be around 150 players available for the auction to take place and some of the big names who are confirmed to participate in the Lanka premier league auction are Gayle, Sammy, Afridi, Shakib, Bopara, Munro, Philandar and many many more. The Lanka premier league draft list shows that it’s going to be another exciting league filled with great local and international talent from the sub-continent region.
FAQs For Lanka Premier League Auction/Draft Event
How many International Cricketers can each franchise pick in LPL auction?
According to the rules set by LPL management, each franchise has the luxury to pick six international cricketers in the leading payroll categories.
In Which Franchise Shahid Afridi is going to play in Lanka Premier League?
There are media updates that Shahid Afridi will be playing from the Galle Gladiators who represent Galle, Southern Province of Sri Lanka. This franchise is owned by Nadeem Owner who is a Pakistani businessman and a team owner of Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan Super League.
How many Local Cricketers will be picked in LPL auction?
A total of 65 local Sri Lankan Cricketers will be picked in Lanka premier league auction 2020 and we all expect to see great players like Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews getting picked in the auctions in the first few bids.
How To Watch LPL 2020 Player auction Live?
The LPL 2020 auction live stream will be made available for the fans all around the world just like IPL Auctions so you can see which players are being picked by what franchise. Innovative Production Group (IPG) has purchased the broadcasting rights for Lanka Premier League.