Score

Lanka Premier League postponed


Lanka Premier League (LPL), which was to begin from August 8 has been postponed.

Sri Lanka Premier League postponed

“Yes, it is postponed,” Ravin Wickramaratne, the vice president of the SLC and in charge of the LPL said exclusively over the telephone from Colombo.

Also Read - IPL to held outside India, UAE and SL are the options


The decision was taken on Thursday, when the officials had a meeting at the SLC. There was some speculation that it has been postponed indefinitely.

However, Ravin Wickramaratne clarified that at present it is only postponed for two weeks.

“We will be hoping to launch the LPL on the 21st August subject to the government sanction,”

he added.

It was originally to begin on August 8. Airport closure in Sri Lanka is one of the main reasons for the two-week postponement. Availability of the foreign players in the event of the airport flights resuming may further decide the fate of the LPL.

Like and Share the news if you liked it.

Related Articles

Irfan Pathan places in LPL players draft

Mahela Jayawardene appointed chairman of SSC Cricket Committee

SLC tournament faces cancellation, here is the reason

Sripali Weerakkody to announce retirement soon

SLC likely to invite Mahela, Mahanama for improvement of school cricket