Top Cricketing Stars Dwayne Bravo, Keiron Pollard and Shakib Al Hassan are some renowned names that have registered for the Fourth Edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).
The Lanka Premier League (LPL) today announced further details for the fourth edition of the tournament, which will be played in Colombo and Kandy from July 30th to August 20th 2023.
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The tournament will feature five teams: Colombo, Galle, Jaffna, Kandy, and Dambulla.
The teams will play each other twice in the round-robin stage, with the top four teams advancing to the playoffs.
The LPL has also announced a number of foreign players who have been registered for the upcoming players’ draft. These players include:
Australia: Shaun Marsh, Matthew Wade, D’Arcy Short, and Usman Khawaja.
South Africa: Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, and Tabraiz Shamsi.
Pakistan: Muhammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, and Wahab Riaz.
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, Litton Das, and Afif Hossain.
Ireland: Paul Stirling.
West Indies: Johnson Charles, Ashley Nurse, Dwayne Bravo, and Keiron Pollard
New Zealand: Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Seifert, Daryl Mitchell, and Doug Bracewell.
Namibia: Gerhard Erasmus.
West Indies stars Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard have agreed to participate in the first part of the LPL tournament due to their commitments to the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Player Registration is scheduled on the 15th May and the Live Players Draft is scheduled on the 4th of June in Colombo.
Mr Anil Mohan, Founder and CEO of Dubai-based production giant IPG, the official promoter of LPL, said, “This year’s tournament includes an exciting list of players. I am sure fans can look forward to some scintillating performances from them.”
“The tournament has been scheduled for July and August this year, as it sits well with Sri Lanka’s international calendar. It also gives us the best opportunity to attract top international talent,” said Mr. Samantha Dodanwela, Tournament Director of the Lanka Premier League.
The LPL is a great success and is enjoyed by fans all over the world. The tournament is full of excitement and action, and it is sure to be another thrilling year of cricket.
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