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Hamro buys LPL franchise, Dambulla Giants




Hamro’s CEO Qamar Khan

Innovative Production Group (IPG), the TV production rights holders of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and the event rights holder of the Lanka Premier League (LPL), yesterday (2) announced the London-based firm Hamro’s CEO Qamar Khan as the owner of new team, Dambulla Giants, to be led by Dasun Shanaka.

“The IPG team would like to congratulate Khan, a true supporter of the game, on another feather in his illustrious career,” said IPG CEO Anil Mohan.

In June, SLC terminated three LPL franchises of the five-team league, including Shanaka-led Dambulla Viiking.

The LPL second edition is set to be held from 19 November to 12 December.