SL Govt. and health authorities allow LPL to go ahead
The Health Ministry of Sri Lanka and the National Operation Centre for Covid-19 Outbreak Prevention have given the green-light to go ahead with Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2020, Youth and Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa has said.
“This is indicatory of the govts commitment to adapt to New Normal & return the country to normalcy whilst adhering to health guidelines” Sports Minister tweeted thanking President and Prime Minister.
According to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), tournament will most likely be played only in Hambantota in a bio-secure ‘bubble’. Kandy was initially scheduled to host the second half of the LPL.
The fresh dates of the LPL, though, are yet to be officially announced.
Earlier, the tournament was scheduled to begin on 21 November and go on till 13 December.