SLC releases LPL schedule
The full schedule of the much-awaited Sri Lanka’s franchise based T20 League Lanka Premier League (LPL) has been revealed by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), where the semi-finals and final of the tournament will be played in Pallekele.
The opening ceremony of the tournament will be held at Sooriyawewa on 14 November with the participation of all five teams (named after major cities): Galle Gladiators, Kandy, Colombo, Dambulla and Jaffna.
R. Premadasa International Stadium will not be used this year as it is being renovated.
Dubai based IPG group owns total rights of the tournament for five years, and so far, only Galle franchise has found an owner for the team.