Lanka Premier League

MUMBAI: The second edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) has reportedly been postponed indefinitely by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). "Official" reason cited: unavailability of foreign players.

SLC's reasoning notwithstanding, the latest body blow to the on-again, off-again LPL comes close on the heels of the termination a third franchise in the league - the Jaffna Stallions. A franchise owned by investors of Sri Lanka and Indian origin from different parts of the world, the team won LPL's inaugural edition.

Jun 09, 2021 11:06
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed Tuesday that the second edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) will be held between July 30 and August 22, as earlier announced. The inaugural edition of the LPL, Sri Lanka’s topmost domestic T20 league, with an international flavor, was conducted last year at the MRICS, Hambantota, with the participation of five teams.
May 13, 2021 17:05
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed that the 2nd Edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) will be held from 30th July to 22nd August. "We have found a suitable window to hold this year’s edition, whilst we are currently working on finalizing the other details of the tournament," said Professor Arjuna De Silva, chairman, management committee of Sri Lanka Cricket.
Nov 23, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), which holds the India territory media rights for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), has added the exclusive pay television & IPTV broadcast rights for the upcoming inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL). 
Nov 20, 2020 12:11
COLOMBO: Rahul Sood, a Seattle-based tech entrepreneur and founder of Microsoft Ventures, has joined the ownership group of Jaffna Stallions franchise in the Lanka Premier League (LPL), the team announced Thursday.
Nov 18, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: The inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League will be titled My11Circle LPL after the fantasy sports platform secured naming rights for the Twenty20 tournament that has faced multiple kick-off date delays.
Nov 06, 2020 11:11
COLOMBO: Lanka Premier League (LPL), Sri Lanka’s T20 cricket tournament will be held from November 27 to December 17 at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota, a statement released Thursday by Sri Lanka Cricket confirms (?).
Nov 04, 2020 11:11
COLOMBO: This is getting tedious. The start date of the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2020 is reportedly being reconsidered (yet again) as Sri Lanka's health ministry has insisted on a 14-day quarantine for the overseas players.
Oct 09, 2020 18:10
COLOMBO: The draft for Sri Lanka's upcoming Premier League tournament has been postponed, the cricket board said Thursday, as the island nation battles to contain its biggest-ever coronavirus outbreak.
Sep 30, 2020 16:09
COLOMBO: After yet another postponement, the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League, a franchise-based Twenty20 league organized by Sri Lanka Cricket, will (finally?) kick off on November 21, instead of the earlier "finalised" November 14 date.
Sep 10, 2020 20:09
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket has reportedly approved a plan to conduct the inaugural edition of a T-10 cricket tournament in December this year. The decision was taken at a meeting of the SLC executive committee at its headquarters here, where the proposal to conduct a T-10 tournament was "unanimously approved", the local Daily News reports.