Finally, the schedule of the LPL 2022 is out! Sri Lanka Cricket has announced the schedule for its T20-based franchise league which is all set to kick off on July 31st. The tournament will be spread out between Colombo and Hambantota and will take place after the Asia Cup 2022. The tournament will be played across Colombo & Hambantota from July 31st to August 21st after the Asia Cup 2022.
The tournament will see five teams competing for the prestigious trophy with some big stars coming in for the fiery competition. Teh games will be played at R Premadasa Cricket Stadium and the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota.
For the unversed, LPL 2022 is Sri Lanka’s Premier Domestic T20 League which will also feature overseas stars along with local players. The registration process of the International Players for the player draft will commence shortly. Last season, the likes of Imran Tahir, Wahab Riaz, Phil Salt, Ben Dunk, and Samit Patel all featured in the tournament.
“We are extremely happy to announce the 3rd edition of the Lanka Premier League, which has started well its journey toward carving a place in the global T20 League competitions, as a formidable tournament,’’ said Mr. Shammi Silva, President, Sri Lanka Cricket.
The LPL 2022 will act as a boon for Sri Lanka which is already facing civil unrest due to the economic crisis in the Island Nation. Cricket has been a medium to calm civilian unrest and generate funds, & with hosting some crucial International series & LPL 2022, Sri Lanka is looking ahead to improve its economic crisis.
The announcement of the LPL 2022 schedule is icing on the cake for the Lankan nation which is already involved in a series against T20 world champions Australia. The SLC are also expected to host the Asia Cup, along with a series against both India Men and Women.
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