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LPL season-2 to commence on 30 July – SLC



Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed that it will conduct the second edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) from 30 July as was announced earlier.

Here is the full statement of SLC on the start of the annual franchise league:

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.