The Lanka Premier League is a professional T20 league competition that is announced to support the young talent of Sri Lanka who can carry forward the great cricketing legacy in Sri Lanka. Originally, the league was supposed to be played in the year 2018 which was later postponed but now the Sri Lankan cricket board has officially announced that Lanka premier league 2020 will be played from November 26 to December 16. There will be five teams who are going to participate in the inaugural season of the Lanka Premier League and all teams will finalize the Sri Lanka premier league 2020 squad in the coming weeks.
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LPL 2020 Teams
The Lanka premier league all team squad will be composed of five different franchises who will represent five different cities/regions in beautiful Sri Lanka. The teams for the Lanka premier league 2020 are as follows.
- Galle Gladiators will represent Galle, Southern Province
- Colombo Kings will represent Colombo, Western Province
- Dambulla Hawks will represent Dambulla, Central Province
- Jaffna Stallions will represent Jaffna, Northern Province
- Kandy Tuskers will represent Kandy, Central Province
As per the latest Sri Lanka premier league 2020 news, the franchise Galle Gladiators has been purchased by Nadeem Omar who is also the franchise owner in Pakistan Super League. It’s much exciting to see that in LPL 2020 there will be investors from all around the world and Galle Gladiators has announced that Sarfaraz Ahmed will be leading the team in the inaugural season.
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LPL 2020 Venues
Sri Lanka is known to have beautiful cricket grounds who have hosted many many spectacular ICC events in the past. Fans are expected to see the same fantastic production and facilities in the inaugural season of the Lanka Premier League. The Sri Lanka premier league starting date is going to be November 14th and the first match is expected to be played in Premadasa International Cricket Stadium. The complete list of Lpl 2020 venues is as follows.
- Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium
- Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
- Suriyawewa Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium
In the Lanka premier league 2020, we are expecting to see crowds at the stadium because there are hardly any cases of the virus in Sri Lanka and it’s completely safe. However, it is subjected to government approval and they are going to take all the necessary precautions regarding this matter to ensure the safety of all the players and staff involved.
LPL Schedule 2020
Sri Lankan Cricket Board is going to announce the Sri Lanka premier league 2020 schedule in a few week’s time and it is however decided that the LPL 2020 schedule will consist of 23 matches across three different beautiful venues in Sri Lanka. All the teams will play the same number of matches in the group stage which will follow the play-offs as defined in the Lpl schedule press early announcements. All the passionate cricket can see the complete Sri Lanka premier league match schedule which is going to be played in November this year.
Sri Lanka Premier League 2020 Player List
Sri Lanka is always known to be a very passionate cricket nation and wherever they travel in the world they always have great fan support. It is expected that the Sri Lanka premier league 2020 squad will consist of many fantastic cricketers from England, Pakistan, Australia, India, and Bangladesh. However, the Sri Lanka premier league 2020 player list will also feature the great Sri Lankan cricketers like Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, and many other young cricketers who will get a chance to showcase their talent in front of the whole world. The complete Lanka Premier League team squads are as follows.
Angelo Mathews, Andre Russell, Manpreet Singh Gony, 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, Qais Ahmed, Daniel Bell-Drummond
Dasun Shanaka, 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, Kavindu Nadesshan, Sachindu Colombage, Brendan Taylor, Lendl Simmons, Kamran Akmal, Sundeep Tyagi
Shahid Afridi, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Amir, Danushka Gunatilleka, Bhanuka Rajapaska, Akila Dananjaya, Milinda Siriwardena, Azam Khan, Lakshan Sandakan, Shehan Jayasuriya, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Thushara, Mohomed Shiraz, Dhanjaya Lakshan, Chanaka Ruwansiri, Sahan Arachchige, Duvindu Tillakaratne, Chadwick Walton, Ahsan Ali
Thisara Perera, Wanidu Hasaranga, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Avishka Fernando, Dananjaya De Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Binura Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Chathuranga de Silva, Mahesh Theekshana, Charith Asalanka, Navindu Fernando, Kanagaratnam Kapilraj, Theivendiram Dinoshan, Yiyakanth Yiyaskanth, Kyle Abbott, Duanne Olivier, Tom Moores
Kusal Janith, 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, Irfan Pathan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Sohail Tanvir, Munaf Patel
Fans like you will have to wait a little while before Lanka premier league all team squad 2020 gets finalized in the Lanka premier league draft 2020 ceremony likely to be held in a few week’s time. We will also provide you a Lanka premier league foreign players list so you can find out which one of your favorite International Superstars is participating in this tournament. We do know that Sarfaraz Ahmed who at one time was considered to be the greatest T20I captain is participating in the LPL 2020.
Lanka Premier League 2020 Broadcasters
The SLC has recently announced that Lanka premier league broadcast will be handled by Innovative Production Group (IPG). They will soon announce the Lanka premier league 2020 broadcast in India partner due to the huge interest of cricket in the sub-continent region. IPG has won the rights for licensing of franchises, broadcasting, production, and ground rights of the event.
Fans can stay updated for the Sri Lanka premier league live score on all the popular cricket sites like ESPNCricinfo, Cricbuzz, CricinGif, and many others. SLC is also committed to providing Sri Lanka premier league live streaming on all digital devices to provide a passionate cricket fan easy access to watch Sri Lanka premier league live telecast easily. Fans can expect to see Sri Lanka premier league live streaming in HD quality due to the great team behind Innovative Production Group. We will keep you updated with all of the latest Sri Lanka premier league 2020 news as they happen.