According to a report in ‘Daily News’, Sri Lanka Cricket govt committee has already given a go forward to the occasion.
“At a meeting held at the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) headquarters yesterday, the executive committee unanimously approved to conduct the inaugural T-10 cricket tournament in December this year,” the report mentioned on Wednesday (September 9).
“After the conclusion of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) in November, all players who participate will be free without any further engagement and as a result, SLC opted to use this time frame to give these players a further opportunity to get into action, which will be conducive for their future tours.”
Eight groups comprising six overseas gamers every will compete within the event in two venues.
“The names of teams and the venues are yet to be finalized,” the report mentioned.
“SLC has decided to have six overseas players in a squad, and the tournament will be conducted on par with International T-20 standards.This is going to be the second event after the LPL.”
Five groups representing 5 cities will compete in 23 matches within the Lanka Premier League which is scheduled to be held from November 14 to December 6 at three worldwide venues – Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele International Cricket Stadium and Suriyawewa Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket Stadium.
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