Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to readjust the commencement date of the Lanka Premier League in order to ensure that participating players have adequate time to meet Quarantine Requirements. Accordingly, the commencement of the LPL, which was scheduled to start on the 14th of November 2020 will be shifted to 21st November 2020. The move is also aimed at giving an opportunity for the players taking part in the Indian Premier League to make it to the LPL. The Tournament Director, LPL Ravin Wickramaratne, said adjusting the commencement date of the LPL gives adequate time for the players playing in the IPL to make it to the LPL. Accordingly, the ‘Player Draft’ of the LPL, which was to take place on the 01st October is now shifted to 09th October. The Lanka Premier League will consist of five franchises, whilst each can buy up to six international players.
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