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[UPDATED] Sri Lanka Premier League T20: All you need to know

UPDATE: Since the information about the new league was originally available on June 29, The Indian Express has found that the tournament was fake and played at a ground in Sawara village, 16 km from Chandigarh.

By: Sports Desk | Published: June 28, 2020 7:23:51 pm
Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardena, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews, Sri Lanka, Australia vs Sri Lanka, Cricket, Sports, Sports news Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan will be one of the stars in the Sri Lanka Premier League. (File Photo/AP)

UPDATE: Since the information about the new league was originally available on June 28, The Indian Express has found that the tournament was fake and played at a ground in Sawara village, 16 km from Chandigarh. Read our story here

A Sri Lanka T20 tie played near Mohali, cops probe wrong ’un

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Earlier report below

Some top cricketers from Sri Lanka will return to competetive action in the Sri Lanka UVA Premier League T20 tournament from Monday. Claiming to have controlled the Covid-19 pandemic than most countries, Sri Lanka lifted the lockdown on Sunday, saying there is no community spread in the country.

A double round-robin format will be followed in this tournament. The top-ranked team will qualify for the final and the second and third-placed team will play an eliminator to decide the other finalist.

Squads

Monaragala Hornets: Tillakaratne Dilshan (captain), Ajith Ekanayake (wicket-keeper), Kasun Senanayaka (vice-captain), Binura Fernando, Sriyaan Wijeratne, Chethan De Silva, Dhyan Ranatunga, Chamind Silva, Imesh Udayanga, Chaturanga Kumara, Pradeep Witharana, Nishan Mendis, Umesh Karunaratne, Mark Nawanjaya, Sachithra Serasinghe

Unilions Mahiyanganaya: Thilan Tushara (captain), Hareen Silva, Manela Udrwatte, Anurudda Rayapaksa, Malinda Lokundttige, Kavidu Gunarathne (wicket-keeper), Sdnal Elwalage, Sriyaan Chandimal (vice-captain), Hasanjith Munaveera, Amal Anapanu, Bathya Jayasuriya, Nisal Perera, Ganuka Herath, Nuwan Pushpakumara, Suranga Wikramasinghe

Badulla Sea Eagles: Farveez Maharoof (captain), Shehan Ranathunga (vice-captain), Nilanka Jayawardhana, Pardeep Samaraweera, Chaturanga Dissanayaka, Lahiru Udhesh, Gayan Lakshan, Navinda Imalka, Sameera Tharanga (wicket-keeper), Chanaka Mendis, Rohan Pathirana, Niroshan Chaturanga, Yashtha Madhusanka, Vishwa Karunaratne, Dasun Shanaka

Wellawaya Vipers: Ajantha Mendis (captain), Rashmina Kesara, Lahiru Maduwantha, Chathura Manaranga, Sandun Dushmantha, Chandana Lakmal, Achintha Eranda, Adithya Siriwardhana (wicket-keeper), Anith Bandasa, Akila Dushyentha, Amila Senadeera, Amila Thusara, Anjana Lakshan, Pavan Edirisinghe (vice-captain), Gayan Chathurange

Schedule

29 June, 11:00 am: Monaragala Hornets vs Wellawaya Vipers

29 June, 14:30 pm: Unilions Mahiyanganaya vs Sea Eagle

30 June, 11:00 am: Unilions Mahiyanganaya vs Wellawaya Vipers

30 June, 14:30 pm: Monaragala Hornets vs Sea Eagle

01 July, 11:00 am: Monaragala Hornets vs Unilions Mahiyanganaya

01 July, 14:30 pm: Wellawaya Vipers vs Sea Eagle

02 July, 11:00 am: Unilions Mahiyanganaya vs Sea Eagle

02 July, 14:30 pm: Monaragala Hornets vs Wellawaya Vipers

03 July, 11:00 pm: Monaragala Hornets vs Sea Eagle

03 July, 14:30 pm: Unilions Mahiyanganaya vs Wellawaya Vipers

04 July, 11:00 am: Monaragala Hornets vs Unilions Mahiyanganaya

04 July, 14:30 pm: Wellawaya Vipers vs Sea Eagle

05 July, 11:00 am: Eliminator 2nd Position vs 3rd Position

05 July, 14:30 pm: Grand Final 1st Position vs Winner of the Eliminator

Where to watch

The live telecast of the Sri Lanka Premier League T20 will be on the Fancode app, Youtube and Facebook Live.

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