Lanka Premier League Players Draft Is About To Happen on 19 October 2020. LPLT20 Which has been postponed many times now has choose player drafting for choosing players for teams. This lanka premier league draft was about to happen on 1 Oct 2020 but it got postponed due to arising Covid 19 Situation In Sri Lanka.
For LPLT20 Five Teams of five cities Are Going To Take part which are Colombo, Dambulla, Galle, Jaffna & Kandy. Galle City team has been purchased by Pakistan Businessman Nadeem Omar And He Named his team as Galle Gladiators Just like he own Pakistan Super League Team Quetta Gladiators.
Foreign Player In Draft
In Lanka Premier League draft 150 Foreign Players are going under the hammer. Foreign Players including superstars like Chris Gayle, Shakib ul Hassan, Shahid Afridi, Kieron Pollard, Shoaib Malik, Colin Munro and many more. Some of these players are currently taking part in IPL2020 And they will also take part in Lanka Premiere League 2020.
LPLT20 Starting Date
Lanka Premier League is going to start from 21 November 2020. At early this was planned to start on 11 November but these dates are rescheduled due to 14 Day compulsory quarantine period due to Covid 19 for Foreigners. As many foreign players are taking part in IPL2020 And they will get free from it around 17 November.
LPLT20 Stadiums And Venues
Sri lanka premier league all matches are going to be played on only two grounds due to creating Bio Secure Bubble. These two grounds are of Kandy and Hambantota. Initially 5 stadiums were finalized for LPLT20 But due ti restriction of making Bio Secure Bubble for players managements tends to restrict to only two cities stadiums.
Galle Gladiators Auction
Galle Franchise has been bought by Pakistani Business Firm Omar Associates Whose Owner is Nadeem Omar Who Also Owns Pakistan Super League Quetta Gladiators. After Hid PSL Franchise he also named Galle Team As Galle Gladiators. Galle Gladiators Foreign Icon Players Are Shahid Afridi And Sarfaraz Ahmed And Its Local Icon Players is legendary Lasith Malinga.