LPL 2020 – Lanka Premier League

The 2020 edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) is scheduled to be held from November 21 to December 13, 2020. A total of five teams (Colombo Kings, Dambulla Hawks, Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Stallions, and Kandy Tuskers) played in the tournament which is based on various Sri Lankan cities will play a total of 23 matches for a period of 15 days. The opening ceremony will be held on the 21 November 2020 just before the first match.

Lanka Premier League 2020 

Dates 21 November – 13 December 2020
Administrator Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC)
Cricket format Twenty20
Tournament format Round-robin and Knockout
Host Sri Lanka
Participants 5
Matches played 23

LPL 2020 Squads

Teams picked their squad from 438 players, 75 of whom were overseas players.

Colombo Kings

Angelo Mathews ( c ), Manpreet Gony, Isuru Udana, Dinesh Chandimal, Amila Aponso, Ravinderpal Singh, Ashan Priyanjan, Dushmantha Chameera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Thikshila de Silva, Tharindu Kaushal, Lahiru Udara, Himesh Ramanayake, Kalana Perera, Tharindu Ratnayake, Navod Paranavithana.

Dambulla Hawks

Dasun Shanaka, Carlos Brathwaite, Samit Patel, Niroshan Dicwella, Lahiru Kumara, Oshada Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Paul Stirling, Lahiru Madushanka, Upul Tharanga, Angelo Perera, Ramesh Mendis, Pulina Tharanga, Ashen Bandara, Dilshan Madushanka, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Sachindu Colombage.

Galle Gladiators

Shahid Afridi, Lasith Malinga, Colin Ingram, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Amir, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Akila Dananjaya, Milinda Siriwardana, Sarfraz Ahmed, Azam Khan, Lakshan Sandakan, Shehan Jayasuriya, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Thushara, Mohamed Shiraz, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Chanaka Ruwansiri, Sahan Arachchige, Duvindu Tillakaratne.

Jaffna Stallions

Thisara Perera ( c ), Wanindu Hasaranga, Shoaib Malik, Usman Shinwari, Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Binura Fernando, Asif Ali, Minod Bhanuka, Chaturanga de Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Charith Asalanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Kanagarathinam Kabilraj, T Dinushan, Vijayakanth Viyashanth

Kandy Tushkers

Kusal Perera, Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett, Wahab Riaz, Kusal Mandis, Nuwan Pardeep, Seekkuge Prasanna, Asela Gunaratne, Naveen ul-Haq, Kamindu Mandis, Dilruwan Perera, Priyamal Perera, Kavishka Anjula, Lasith Embuldeniya, Lahiru Samarakoon, Nishan Madushka, Chamikara Edirisinghe, Ishan Jayaratne, Irfan Pathan.

LPL 2020 Venues

The 2020 Lanka Premier League matches were scheduled to be held in Kandy and Hambantota, as the Colombo (RPS) is under construction. The 12 matches were held in Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy and 11 matches were held in Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota.

LPL 2020 Schedule

Match 1: Colombo Kings vs Dambulla Hawks

  • Date: 21 November 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 2: Jaffna Stallions vs Kandy Tuskers

  • Date: 22 November 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 3: Colombo Kings vs Galle Gladiators

  • Date: 22 November 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 4: Dambulla Hawks vs Kandy Tushkers

  • Date: 23 Novembers 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 5: Galle Gladiators vs Jaffna Stallions

  • Date: 23 November 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 6: Dambulla Hawks vs Galle Gladiators

  • Date: 25 Novembers 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 7: Colombo Kings vs Kandy Tushkers

  • Date: 25 Novembers 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 8: Jaffna Stallions bs Kandy Tuskers

  • Date: 26 Novembers 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 9: Colombo Kings vs Dambulla Hawks

  • Date: 26 Novembers 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 10: Colombo Kings vs Jaffna Stallions

  • Date: 28 Novembers 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 11: Galle Gladiators vs Kandy Tuskers

  • Date: 28 November 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Match 12: Dambulla Hawks vs Kandy Tuskers

  • Date: 2 December 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Match 13: Galle Gladiators vs Jaffna Stallions

  • Date: 2 Decembers 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Match 14: Dambulla Hawks vs Galle Gladiators

  • Date: 3 December 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Match 15: Colombo Kings vs Kandy Tuskers

  • Date: 3 December 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Match 16: Colombo Kings vs Jaffna Stallions

  • Date: 5 December 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Match 17: Galle Gladiators vs Kandy Tuskers

  • Date: 5 December 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Match 18: Dambulla Hawks vs Jaffna Stallions

  • Date: 6 December 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Match 19: Jaffna Stallions vs Dambulla Hawks

  • Date: 9 December 2020
  • Time: 15:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Match 20: Colombo Kings vs Galle Gladiators

  • Date: 9 December 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Semi-final 1: TBD vs TBD

  • Date: 10 December 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Semi-final 2: TBD vs TBD

  • Date: 11 December 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

Final: Winner of Semi-final 1 vs Winner of Semi-final 2

  • Date: 13 December 2020
  • Time: 19:30
  • Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

LPL 2020 Broadcasting Rights

Innovative Production Group (IPG) has purchased the Lanka Premier League live streaming rights for the next four years (2020 to 2024) from SLC for a handsome $2m annual amount which is a Dubai-based sports marketing agency has announced that Channel Eye live streaming Sri Lanka will be the best way to watch all LPL 2020 live cricket action starting this November.

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CanadaATN Cricket Pluswww.asiantelevision.com
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PakistanPTV Sports & Geo SuperSonyLIV & Sony Live App
Saudi ArabiaELifeSwitch TV
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United Arab EmiratesELifeSwitch TV
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United StatesWillow Cricketwww.live-now.com