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Sri Lanka Cricket Hopeful For Sri Lanka Premier League To Go Ahead As Scheduled

By Bet Barter

July 2, 2020

Sri Lanka Cricket has been hopeful that as scheduled the Sri Lanka Premier League will go ahead in August. It will go in spite of the Sri Lankan government's declining reopening of the country's main airport in Katunayake on August 1.

Last week Sri Lanka's sports ministry gave a go-ahead for the cricket tournament. This has scheduled from August 8 to 22. The date had scheduled by taking into account that Sri Lanka would open its borders on August 1 for foreigners.

According to sources, the LPL will see five groups partaking. SLC is taking numerous tenders in regards to the sponsorship for the games. Players will get auctioned. This is exactly like the one advocated by the Indian Premier League. Each group will get permission to a limit of six remote players in a squad.

The competition will be played in either twofold or single cooperative configuration, trailed by semi-finals and last

In the event that the BCCI concurs, the visit would probably happen following the LPL. This is thus would abbreviate the competition, clarified de Silva.

"At the moment we're looking at 23 games, but if India agrees to play then it will most probably come down to 13."

An inbound India visit would be a noteworthy aid to SLCs funds, which has been hit by the deferment of visits by England prior this year, and most as of late by Bangladesh, who was set to visit Sri Lanka in July however pulled out referring to an absence of match readiness inferable from the Covid-19 pandemic.

As far as wellbeing and security quantify, any visit or competition will see a noteworthy decrease in swarms. With SLC intending to permit just up to 20% of arena limit, however, the better subtleties are still to be resolved.

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