LPL Schedule Released
The Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2021 will commence on 5 December at the RPICS, Colombo, with the inaugural game scheduled to be played between Galle and Jaffna starting at 7.30 p.m. The first round of the tournament, which will consist of 20 games, will be played at the RPICS, Colombo before it moves to MRICS, Hambantota to proceed with the final round games.
The finals of the League will be played on 23 December at the MRICS, whilst this year’s tournament has 24 December as a ‘Reserve Day’. LPL 2021 which is Sri Lanka’s topmost domestic tournament with an international flavor, will consist of 24 games and will see the participation of the best domestic and international cricketers.
The Final Round Games will see the top two teams on the points table playing the qualifier 1, whilst the 3rd and 4th placed teams will play in the ‘eliminator.’ The winner of ‘qualifier 1’ will directly go into the finals, whilst the loser of the ‘qualifier 1’ will play against the winner of the ‘eliminator’ in the ‘qualifier 2’, and the winner of that game will advance to the final.