LPL 2021 to be held In July-August

Written by N Krishnamurthy

The much anticipated Lanka Premier League (LPL) to be played as scheduled in July and August month, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced on Monday.

SLC media release reads:

Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to reiterate that the 2nd edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) will be held during July and August 2021, as earlier announced.

Accordingly, the tournament will be held from 30th July to 22nd August 2021.

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 05 teams.

The inaugural edition received wide-scale attention, and millions of fans from across the world viewed the tournament via Television and, Digital platforms, with 135 million viewers watching the finals.

The 2020 edition was held under a successful Bio-Bubble environment
Health protocols for the 2nd edition of the LPL will be, planned based on the directions of the Ministry of Health.

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