Lanka Premier League

COLOMBO: Jaffna Kings were crowned champions of Lanka Premier League 2021 season after defeating Galle Gladiators by 23 runs in a high-scoring finale at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota on Thursday. 

The Player of the Season trophy was awarded to Avishka Fernando, who was also named as the man of the match in the final, for his innings of 63 runs in 41 balls. The Emerging Player of the Season trophy was awarded to Janith Liyanage. The Strongest Player of the Season title was awarded to the trophy-winning captain of Jaffna Kings, Thisara Perera.

Dec 03, 2021 15:12
COLOMBO: The organizers of Lanka Premier League and Sri Lanka Cricket, upon recommendation of Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health, have decided to open ticket sales for up to 50% of stadium capacity for the second season of the LPL, which will be held from 5th December through to 23rd December.
Dec 01, 2021 23:12
COLOMBO: Wolf777 News, an online platform for sports news content, has come on board as the title sponsor of the Lanka Premier League. 
Nov 25, 2021 19:11
COLOMBO: Lanka Premier League has signed with Daraz as exclusive digital streaming partner for the upcoming 2021 season. which will be played between 5th December to 23rd December.  Through this partnership, fans will get an opportunity to to watch LPL matches live and for free on the Daraz streaming app. Daraz also announced its partnership as the associate sponsor for the LPL. 
Nov 24, 2021 18:11
COLOMBO: Out before even stepping in. IPG, organisers and commercial rights holders of the Lanka Premier League, and Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday informed that 27th Investments, who were previously onboarded as the owner of LPL's Colombo franchhise, has decided to withdraw from the tournament "after the parties were not able to come to a conclusive financial and logistical understanding".
Nov 24, 2021 15:11
COLOMBO: The Lanka Premier League organisers, the IPG Group released the ‘Ekwa Jayagamu’ LPL song sung by a stellar line-up of artistes at the launch event, in support of the teams. 
Nov 19, 2021 18:11
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has returned as a broadcast partner for the second edition of Lanka Premier League (LPL).  The network has signed an agreement with the official franchise and broadcast holder of LPL - the IPG Group. The agreement between SPN and the IPG Group includes the television and digital transmission of the LPL, which is set to be played between December 5 and December 23.  
Nov 16, 2021 20:11
COLOMBO: The Lanka Premier League Colombo franchise has a new owner as Founder and Chairman of Softlogic Holdings PLC, Ashok Pathirage enters the second season of the premier T20 tournament of the Island Nation by acquiring the Colombo-based franchise in the tournament. The Colombo franchise will witness explosive players who will set the stage alight for their side in the upcoming LPL, which begins on 05 December 2021.
Nov 08, 2021 15:11
COLOMBO: The player draft of the 2nd edition of the Lanka Premier League 2021, which was scheduled to be held on 05th November, has been rescheduled and will take place on the 09th November. This decision was taken to accommodate a request made by several franchise owners, owing to the fact that the draft coincided with the Diwali festival season.
Nov 03, 2021 15:11
COLOMBO: The Player Draft of the second edition of the Lanka Premier League 2021, Sri Lanka's topmost domestic T20 League, is scheduled to be held on the 5th November.   A total of 600 players, consisting of 300 overseas and 300 Sri Lankan players, will feature in the upcoming ‘Draft,’ which will be held virtually with the participation of five franchise owners and the SLC officials.  
Oct 18, 2021 18:10
COLOMBO: The Lanka Premier League 2021 will commence on the 5th December at the RPICS, Colombo, with the inaugural game scheduled to be played between Galle and Jaffna starting at 07.30 PM local time. The first round of the tournament, which will consist of 20 games will be played at the RPICS, Colombo before it moves into MRICS, Hambantota to proceed with the final round games.