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LPL 2021: Lanka Premier League – All you need to know


Lanka Premier League: LPL 2021 – All you need to know as tournament returns for second edition on Sunday

LPL 2021 – Lanka Premier League all you need to know – Sri Lankan cricket’s brainchild, the Lanka Premier League will again kick off this Sunday. The tournament, founded in 2018, wil be playing its second edition this time around and one can expect fireworks as the teams face off. With the COVID-19 Omnicron threat looming large, the Sri Lankan cricket board confirmed that only 50% spectators willbe allowed into the stadium. Follow Insidesport.in for LPL 2021 updates. 

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Lanka Premier League: LPL 2021 – All you need to know

Lanka Premier League 2021 will be played over 19 days from 5th to 23rd December 2021. Sri Lanka‘s premier T20 league will see several big-ticket cricketers from all over the globe compete in 24 T20s across two venues in the island nation. The teams are the Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Kings, Kandy Warriors, Kandy Warriors, Colombo Stars and Dambulla Giants.While the league matches will be played at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, the knockouts will take place at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota. The edition takes place after some major postponements, in line with the COVID-19 climate within the country.

LPL 2021 schedule

Match 1, December 5: Galle Gladiators vs Jaffna Kings, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 2, December 6: Dambulla Giants vs Kandy Warriors, Colombo (3 pm)
Match 3, December 6: Colombo Stars vs Galle Gladiators, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 4, December 7: Jaffna Kings vs Dambulla Giants, Colombo (3 pm)
Match 5, December 7: Kandy Warriors vs Galle Gladiators, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 6, December 8: Colombo Stars vs Dambulla Giants, Colombo (3 pm)
Match 7, December 8: Kandy Warriors vs Jaffna Kings, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 8, December 10: Dambulla Giants vs Galle Gladiators, Colombo (3 pm)
Match 9, December 10: Jaffna Kings vs Colombo Stars, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 10, December 11: Galle Gladiators vs Kandy Warriors, Colombo (3 pm)
Match 11, December 11: Colombo Stars vs Dambulla Giants, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 12, December 12: Jaffna Kings vs Kandy Warriors, Colombo (3 pm)
Match 13, December 12: Galle Gladiators vs Colombo Stars, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 14, December 13: Galle Gladiators vs Dambulla Giants, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 15, December 14: Kandy Warriors vs Colombo Stars , Colombo (3 pm)
Match 16, December 14: Dambulla Giants vs Jaffna Kings, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 17, December 16: Colombo Stars vs Jaffna Kings, Colombo (3 pm)
Match 18, December 16: Kandy Warriors vs Dambulla Giants, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Match 19, December 17: Jaffna Kings vs Galle Gladiators, Colombo (3 pm)
Match 20, December 17: Colombo Stars vs Kandy Warriors, Colombo (7.30 pm)
Eliminator, December 20: tbd vs tbd, Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Hambantota. (3 pm)
Qualifier 1, December 20: tbd vs tbd, Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Hambantota. (7.30 pm)
Qualifier 2, December 21: tbd vs tbd, Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Hambantota. (7.30 pm)
Final, December 23: tbd vs tbd, Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Hambantota. (7.30 pm)

Lanka Premier League: LPL 2021 – All you need to know as tournament returns for second edition on Sunday

LPL 2021 squads

Galle Gladiators – Danushka Gunathilaka, Isuru Udana, Angelo Jayasinghe, Mohammad Amir, Sarfraz Ahmed, Tabraiz Shamsi, Anwar Ali, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ashan Daniel, Mohommed Shamaaz, Nuwan Thushara, Samit Patel, Suminda Lakshan, Pulina Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Madushanka, Dilshan Madushanka, Kevin Koththigoda, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Mohammad Hafeez

Jaffna Kings – Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Krishan Sanjula, Suranga Lakmal, Jayden Seales, Ashen Bandara, Upul Tharanga, Wahab Riaz, Chanika Gunasekara, Chaturanga de Silva, Rathnaraja Thanuradan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Maheesh Theekshana, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Theivendram Dinoshan, Ashan Randika, Krishan Sanjula, Avishka Fernando, Faf du Plessis

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Kandy Warriors – Ayana Siriwardena, Amjad Khan, Kamil Mishara, Charith Asalanka, Nimesh Vimukthi, Lahiru Kumara, Angelo Perera, Cameron Delport, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Ishan Jayaratne, Binura Fernando, Asela Gunaratne, Udara Jayasundara, Kamindu Mendis, Nazmul Islam Apu, Mohammad Mithun, Shashika Dulshan, Kalhara Senaratne, Rovman Powell, Milinda Siriwardena

Colombo Stars – Jehan Daniel, Mohammad Irfan, Al Amin Hossain, Lahiru Gamage, Pathum Nissanka, Lakshan Sandakan, Seekkuge Prasanna, Manpreet Singh, Dushmantha Chameera, Gihan Rupasinghe, Dilshan Munaweera, Chris Gayle, Malindu Maduranga, Taskin Ahmed, Nalin Priyadarshana, Hashan Dumindu, Kanagarathinam Kabilraj, Ahmed Shehzad, TM Sampath, Nuwanidu Fernando

Dambulla Giants – Chamika Edirisinghe, Janith Liyanage, Josh Little, Nuwan Pradeep, Kalana Perera, Chamika Karunaratne, Odean Smith, Rilee Rossouw, Sohaib Maqsood, Madushan Ravichandrakumar, Niroshan Dickwella, Sachitha Jayathilake, Tharindu Ratnayake, Lahiru Udara, Ramesh Mendis, Sacha de Alwis, Muditha Lakshan, Imran Tahir, Dasun Shanaka, Najibullah Zadran.

LPL 2021 live streaming

Sony Sports Network has also returned as a broadcast partner for the second edition of Lanka Premier League (LPL), which is set to be played from December 5, 2021. The Lanka Premier League will witness a host of cricketing stars from across the globe that is sure to engage viewers across India with their pulsating performance on the pitch. Watch the LIVE coverage of Lanka Premier League on SONY SIX and SONY TEN 2 channels starting from 5th December 2021.

Lanka Premier League: LPL 2021 – All you need to know as tournament returns for second edition on Sunday





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